Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 116 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 +18
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,874 1,949 2,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.15% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.50% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 1,211 1,464
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £656 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.84% -47.40% +79.07%
10th Percentile £16.23 £12.55 £12.65
90th Percentile £82.63 £43.25 £48.40
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £20.25 £36.72
% change year-on-year +62.96% -44.85% +32.90%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,204 77,869 84,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.26% 85.78% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,165 51,684 56,449
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,224 1,902 2,122
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 765 £500 +5.26% 222
South East +3 398 £500 +11.11% 155
North of England -6 233 £438 +5.42% 183
Midlands -41 205 £425 -2.86% 143
East of England -5 145 £463 +2.78% 73
West Midlands -35 116 £413 -8.33% 78
Yorkshire +26 113 £450 +5.88% 60
South West +16 102 £394 -7.35% 85
North West -26 98 £438 +2.94% 102
East Midlands -33 82 £425 -0.58% 65
North East -17 18 £400 +6.67% 22
South Coast -2 4 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ERP.

1 761 (40.61%) Finance
2 553 (29.51%) SAP
3 510 (27.21%) Oracle
4 320 (17.08%) Microsoft
5 281 (14.99%) CRM
6 268 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 250 (13.34%) SQL
9 245 (13.07%) Project Management
10 221 (11.79%) Migration
11 180 (9.61%) Dynamics AX
12 176 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
13 165 (8.80%) Retail
14 161 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
15 157 (8.38%) SAP ERP
16 153 (8.16%) Data Migration
17 150 (8.00%) SQL Server
18 147 (7.84%) Oracle ERP
19 143 (7.63%) Manufacturing
20 126 (6.72%) Change Management
21 117 (6.24%) Business Analysis
21 117 (6.24%) Dynamics 365
22 116 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
22 116 (6.19%) Security Cleared
23 106 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
24 101 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
25 98 (5.23%) Degree
26 93 (4.96%) SC Cleared
27 90 (4.80%) Advertising
28 88 (4.70%) Logistics

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (0.85%) Confluence
4 16 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 15 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.59%) NetWeaver
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.37%) Apache
8 7 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.27%) CMS
10 5 (0.27%) Liferay
10 5 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (0.11%) IIS
12 2 (0.11%) Mule
12 2 (0.11%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 106 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 38 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.37%) Windchill
6 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.16%) CATIA
8 1 (0.053%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 180 (9.61%) Dynamics AX
2 157 (8.38%) SAP ERP
3 147 (7.84%) Oracle ERP
4 86 (4.59%) NetSuite
5 69 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
6 61 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 57 (3.04%) SAP S/4HANA
8 47 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
9 45 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
9 45 (2.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 43 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
10 43 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
11 38 (2.03%) Sage 200
12 32 (1.71%) Sage X3
13 31 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
14 30 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
15 27 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 23 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
17 22 (1.17%) Infor M3
17 22 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.24%) Dynamics 365
2 80 (4.27%) SaaS
3 73 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (2.03%) Office 365
6 30 (1.60%) PaaS
7 21 (1.12%) IaaS
8 20 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.69%) Boomi
10 9 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.27%) Taleo
14 3 (0.16%) Azure Functions
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.80%) VPN
2 13 (0.69%) Firewall
2 13 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.48%) Internet
4 8 (0.43%) Intranet
4 8 (0.43%) NetScaler
4 8 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.37%) SMS
6 6 (0.32%) MVNO
7 3 (0.16%) HTTP
7 3 (0.16%) LAN
7 3 (0.16%) RFID
7 3 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.11%) Extranet
8 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.11%) SAN
8 2 (0.11%) SMTP
9 1 (0.053%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.053%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.20%) SAP HANA
3 56 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (2.61%) Power BI
6 42 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
8 38 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
8 38 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
9 37 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
10 35 (1.87%) SAP BW
11 30 (1.60%) Big Data
12 29 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.33%) Data Lake
13 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.17%) MySQL
14 22 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (1.07%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (2.29%) JIRA
2 21 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.69%) LSMW
7 11 (0.59%) JDeveloper
8 10 (0.53%) Selenium
8 10 (0.53%) Subversion
8 10 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.37%) Toad
10 6 (0.32%) JUnit
10 6 (0.32%) MorphX
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.27%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.27%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.21%) Ant
12 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.21%) PeopleTools
General
1 761 (40.61%) Finance
2 165 (8.80%) Retail
3 143 (7.63%) Manufacturing
4 90 (4.80%) Advertising
5 66 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 61 (3.26%) General Ledger
7 43 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.92%) Back Office
9 24 (1.28%) Marketing
10 23 (1.23%) Billing
11 16 (0.85%) Banking
12 15 (0.80%) Legal
13 13 (0.69%) Automotive
14 12 (0.64%) German Language
14 12 (0.64%) Law
15 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.27%) French Language
16 5 (0.27%) Games
16 5 (0.27%) Publishing
17 3 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 383 (20.44%) Analyst
2 302 (16.12%) Consultant
3 239 (12.75%) Project Manager
4 227 (12.11%) Architect
5 186 (9.93%) Business Analyst
6 154 (8.22%) Developer
7 146 (7.79%) ERP Manager
8 142 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
9 92 (4.91%) ERP Project Manager
10 75 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
11 72 (3.84%) ERP Analyst
12 54 (2.88%) Data Analyst
12 54 (2.88%) ERP Architect
13 50 (2.67%) SAP Manager
14 48 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
15 46 (2.45%) Oracle Analyst
16 45 (2.40%) Oracle Consultant
17 44 (2.35%) ERP Consultant
17 44 (2.35%) Functional Consultant
18 43 (2.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 76 (4.06%) .NET
3 41 (2.19%) Middleware
4 36 (1.92%) REST
4 36 (1.92%) SOAP
5 34 (1.81%) Web Services
5 34 (1.81%) XML
6 30 (1.60%) HTML
7 25 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.17%) CSS
8 22 (1.17%) EDI
9 19 (1.01%) RESTful
10 18 (0.96%) SAP XI
11 16 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 16 (0.85%) jQuery
12 15 (0.80%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.75%) WCF
14 13 (0.69%) JSON
14 13 (0.69%) SAML
15 12 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 46 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (1.60%) FMCG
6 30 (1.60%) User Experience
7 29 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 17 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 13 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.64%) AS400
12 11 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.53%) Life Science
14 9 (0.48%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.43%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.43%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.43%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.37%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 55 (2.93%) Windows
2 30 (1.60%) Linux
3 20 (1.07%) Windows Server
4 15 (0.80%) Unix
5 14 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.59%) CentOS
6 11 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.11%) Android
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.053%) AIX
10 1 (0.053%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.053%) Fedora
10 1 (0.053%) HPUX
10 1 (0.053%) Solaris
10 1 (0.053%) SUSE
10 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (14.99%) CRM
2 268 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 245 (13.07%) Project Management
5 221 (11.79%) Migration
6 176 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (8.16%) Data Migration
8 126 (6.72%) Change Management
9 117 (6.24%) Business Analysis
10 101 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (4.70%) Logistics
12 87 (4.64%) ITIL
13 86 (4.59%) PRINCE2
13 86 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 85 (4.54%) Procure-to-Pay
15 83 (4.43%) Analytics
16 82 (4.38%) E-Commerce
17 73 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
18 70 (3.74%) Scrum
19 67 (3.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 250 (13.34%) SQL
2 60 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 56 (2.99%) C#
4 54 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 53 (2.83%) Java
6 25 (1.33%) PHP
7 24 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 23 (1.23%) ABAP
9 19 (1.01%) Python
10 17 (0.91%) X++
11 15 (0.80%) VBA
12 9 (0.48%) C
12 9 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.27%) C++
14 5 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.27%) Ruby
15 3 (0.16%) VB
15 3 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 98 (5.23%) Degree
3 93 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.76%) PMP
5 24 (1.28%) ISEB
6 22 (1.17%) ACCA
7 21 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.01%) CIMA
9 18 (0.96%) CCA
10 17 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.43%) MBA
12 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.37%) HNC
13 7 (0.37%) HND
14 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.32%) QA
2 63 (3.36%) PMO
3 53 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.71%) SLA
5 30 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.12%) GDPR
7 12 (0.64%) IFRS
8 11 (0.59%) COBIT
9 10 (0.53%) ISO 14001
9 10 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.27%) GxP
10 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) GMP
12 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.11%) GAAP
12 2 (0.11%) GAMP
12 2 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.11%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 30 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.69%) NFS
3 12 (0.64%) Docker
4 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.053%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.69%) HP ALM
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 10 (0.53%) Puppet
3 8 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.21%) Ansible
6 4 (0.21%) SCOM
6 4 (0.21%) WMI
7 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.11%) MOM
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) SCCM
8 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.053%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.053%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.053%) Opsview
9 1 (0.053%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 553 (29.51%) SAP
2 510 (27.21%) Oracle
3 320 (17.08%) Microsoft
4 84 (4.48%) Sage
5 80 (4.27%) JD Edwards
6 51 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.81%) Workday
8 28 (1.49%) Infor
9 22 (1.17%) Hyperion
10 18 (0.96%) webMethods
11 17 (0.91%) HP
12 16 (0.85%) Ariba
12 16 (0.85%) IFS
12 16 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
13 15 (0.80%) Adobe
13 15 (0.80%) Tableau
14 13 (0.69%) Epicor
15 12 (0.64%) Dell
15 12 (0.64%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.59%) Google