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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 120 134
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14  
Contract jobs citing ERP 892 962 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.12% 1.93% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.32% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 607 491
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 9
Median hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.50% -56.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £13.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.13 £48.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.78% -34.72%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 376 £475 +5.55% 120
South East +10 157 £450 +5.88% 46
East Midlands -6 75 £450 +2.85% 18
East of England -8 56 £400 -5.88% 16
South West +7 51 £425 - 11
West Midlands +22 50 £425 +21.42% 16
North West -26 39 £344 -10.71% 48
Yorkshire -9 37 £450 +20.00% 34
North East -10 15 £325 -25.28% 4
Midlands +14 13 £400 +3.22% 2
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ERP.

1 667 (35.78%) Finance
2 665 (35.68%) SAP
3 519 (27.84%) Oracle
4 310 (16.63%) Microsoft
5 270 (14.48%) Project Management
6 263 (14.11%) CRM
7 253 (13.57%) Migration
8 225 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 218 (11.70%) SQL
10 205 (11.00%) Dynamics AX
11 190 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
12 187 (10.03%) Data Migration
13 170 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
14 166 (8.91%) MS Excel
15 164 (8.80%) Change Management
16 158 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
17 156 (8.37%) Retail
18 155 (8.32%) Manufacturing
19 147 (7.89%) Oracle ERP
20 137 (7.35%) SAP ERP
21 136 (7.30%) SQL Server
22 123 (6.60%) Security Cleared
23 110 (5.90%) SharePoint
24 106 (5.69%) Logistics
25 103 (5.53%) Business Analysis
26 101 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
27 99 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
28 95 (5.10%) SC Cleared
29 92 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 92 (4.94%) Degree

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
1 110 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (1.61%) IIS
3 30 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (1.23%) Confluence
5 15 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (0.70%) NetWeaver
7 8 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.27%) CMS
9 5 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (0.21%) SAP EP
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.11%) Kentico
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 166 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.18%) MS Office
3 60 (3.22%) MS Project
4 51 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 205 (11.00%) Dynamics AX
2 147 (7.89%) Oracle ERP
3 137 (7.35%) SAP ERP
4 101 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 99 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
6 90 (4.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 54 (2.90%) NetSuite
8 49 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
9 44 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 32 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
11 30 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
12 27 (1.45%) SAP CRM
12 27 (1.45%) SAP HR
13 22 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
14 21 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 20 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
16 19 (1.02%) SAP FI
17 17 (0.91%) SAP SD
18 15 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (2.95%) PaaS
3 53 (2.84%) IaaS
4 48 (2.58%) SaaS
5 45 (2.41%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (1.02%) Office 365
7 15 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.38%) Boomi
9 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.27%) Taleo
11 4 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.054%) FinancialForce.com
14 1 (0.054%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.80%) Intranet
2 11 (0.59%) LDAP
3 10 (0.54%) Internet
4 9 (0.48%) Firewall
5 8 (0.43%) DMZ
5 8 (0.43%) Network Security
6 7 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.32%) Skype
7 6 (0.32%) SSL
8 5 (0.27%) FTP
9 4 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.21%) IPsec
9 4 (0.21%) LAN
10 3 (0.16%) DNS
10 3 (0.16%) VPN
10 3 (0.16%) WAN
11 2 (0.11%) DHCP
11 2 (0.11%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.11%) NAS
11 2 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (2.84%) SAP BW
5 48 (2.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 45 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 38 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.18%) Relational Database
13 21 (1.13%) SAP HANA
14 19 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
15 18 (0.97%) Power BI
16 16 (0.86%) Endeca
17 14 (0.75%) QlikView
18 12 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (3.70%) JIRA
2 40 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.18%) Selenium
6 18 (0.97%) JUnit
6 18 (0.97%) Mockito
6 18 (0.97%) Spock
7 16 (0.86%) Gradle
8 15 (0.80%) LSMW
9 8 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.21%) Subversion
11 4 (0.21%) Toad
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.11%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.11%) RSpec
13 2 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 667 (35.78%) Finance
2 156 (8.37%) Retail
3 155 (8.32%) Manufacturing
4 69 (3.70%) Advertising
5 63 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 57 (3.06%) Marketing
7 42 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.88%) General Ledger
9 30 (1.61%) Back Office
10 26 (1.39%) Billing
11 24 (1.29%) Legal
12 15 (0.80%) Local Government
13 13 (0.70%) Banking
14 12 (0.64%) German Language
15 10 (0.54%) Automotive
16 8 (0.43%) French Language
17 6 (0.32%) Law
18 5 (0.27%) Publishing
19 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 357 (19.15%) Analyst
2 336 (18.03%) Consultant
3 225 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 172 (9.23%) ERP Manager
5 164 (8.80%) Developer
6 149 (7.99%) Architect
6 149 (7.99%) Business Analyst
7 103 (5.53%) SAP Consultant
8 99 (5.31%) SAP Manager
9 83 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
10 79 (4.24%) ERP Analyst
11 77 (4.13%) ERP Project Manager
12 63 (3.38%) Data Analyst
13 61 (3.27%) Change Manager
14 59 (3.17%) Oracle Consultant
15 48 (2.58%) ERP Consultant
16 43 (2.31%) Functional Consultant
17 42 (2.25%) Test Analyst
18 40 (2.15%) Programme Manager
18 40 (2.15%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.45%) Web Services
2 69 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 51 (2.74%) .NET
4 44 (2.36%) XML
5 40 (2.15%) Middleware
6 32 (1.72%) WCF
7 31 (1.66%) SOAP
8 28 (1.50%) HTML
9 27 (1.45%) REST
10 26 (1.39%) Spring
11 22 (1.18%) J2EE
11 22 (1.18%) RESTful
12 16 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
13 15 (0.80%) SAP XI
13 15 (0.80%) SAPUI5
14 14 (0.75%) SAP Fiori
15 11 (0.59%) ASP.NET
15 11 (0.59%) CSS
15 11 (0.59%) EDI
15 11 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (3.92%) FMCG
3 57 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 35 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 20 (1.07%) Virtual Team
8 16 (0.86%) iPad
8 16 (0.86%) Life Science
8 16 (0.86%) Social Media
9 15 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.70%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.64%) Learning Management System
12 11 (0.59%) EPoS
12 11 (0.59%) Replication
13 8 (0.43%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.38%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.38%) Taxonomies
15 6 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.38%) Windows
2 24 (1.29%) Unix
3 14 (0.75%) Solaris
4 12 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.48%) Linux
6 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.054%) AIX
10 1 (0.054%) Android
10 1 (0.054%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.054%) OS/400
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (14.48%) Project Management
2 263 (14.11%) CRM
3 253 (13.57%) Migration
4 225 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 190 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 187 (10.03%) Data Migration
7 170 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (8.80%) Change Management
9 106 (5.69%) Logistics
10 103 (5.53%) Business Analysis
11 89 (4.77%) ETL
12 87 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 82 (4.40%) E-Commerce
14 73 (3.92%) PRINCE2
15 68 (3.65%) Programme Management
16 67 (3.59%) Procure-to-Pay
17 66 (3.54%) Data Management
18 65 (3.49%) Data Cleansing
19 64 (3.43%) Data Analysis
19 64 (3.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 218 (11.70%) SQL
2 83 (4.45%) Java
3 49 (2.63%) C#
4 40 (2.15%) ABAP
5 36 (1.93%) C
6 29 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 25 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 22 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.86%) Python
10 15 (0.80%) VBA
11 12 (0.64%) Ruby
12 8 (0.43%) PHP
13 7 (0.38%) Perl
13 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.27%) X++
15 3 (0.16%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.16%) RPG
15 3 (0.16%) SOQL
16 2 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 95 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 92 (4.94%) Degree
4 24 (1.29%) ACCA
5 21 (1.13%) CIMA
5 21 (1.13%) ISEB
5 21 (1.13%) PMP
6 20 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.86%) CISA
8 15 (0.80%) CCA
8 15 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.43%) APMP
12 8 (0.43%) CRISC
12 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.38%) CISM
13 7 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.90%) QA
2 50 (2.68%) PMO
3 48 (2.58%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.23%) SLA
6 22 (1.18%) GxP
7 16 (0.86%) GMP
8 13 (0.70%) GAMP
9 12 (0.64%) GCP
10 9 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.32%) GDPR
12 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.27%) GAAP
14 4 (0.21%) IFRS
15 3 (0.16%) GLP
15 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.16%) SEPA
15 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.86%) Docker
3 14 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.02%) Ansible
2 15 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.32%) MOM
4 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.16%) Puppet
6 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.11%) Salt
6 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.054%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.054%) Control-M
7 1 (0.054%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.054%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.054%) Nagios
7 1 (0.054%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 665 (35.68%) SAP
2 519 (27.84%) Oracle
3 310 (16.63%) Microsoft
4 75 (4.02%) JD Edwards
5 40 (2.15%) Hyperion
6 31 (1.66%) Workday
7 30 (1.61%) IBM
8 29 (1.56%) Sage
9 28 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
11 26 (1.39%) Infor
12 23 (1.23%) HP
13 20 (1.07%) webMethods
14 19 (1.02%) hybris
15 17 (0.91%) Cognos
16 16 (0.86%) ATG
16 16 (0.86%) IFS
17 15 (0.80%) Epicor
17 15 (0.80%) Sun
17 15 (0.80%) VMware
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £555.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
e-resourcing Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Anderson Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Etonwood
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £160.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £45.00 - £46.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + n/a
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Washington Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 6 days ago