Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 136
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25 +4
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,870 1,992 1,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 2.20% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.62% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,155 1,317 1,130
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £444
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 68
England median hourly rate £24.25 £41.00 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% +21.23% +82.81%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £80.73 £63.50 £47.33
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -28.66% +12.14% +68.67%

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 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -30 735 £488 +5.41% 187
South East -10 381 £450 - 114
Midlands +10 266 £450 +12.50% 87
North of England +25 242 £450 +5.88% 118
North West -4 130 £525 +20.00% 64
West Midlands +16 128 £478 +26.83% 46
East Midlands +4 126 £400 - 41
East of England -6 118 £425 -5.56% 47
Yorkshire +4 84 £425 +1.19% 43
South West -42 66 £400 -5.88% 51
North East +63 23 £405 -26.36% 11
South Coast 0 6 £400 -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 658 (35.19%) Finance
2 580 (31.02%) SAP
3 423 (22.62%) Oracle
4 300 (16.04%) Microsoft
5 289 (15.45%) Project Management
6 255 (13.64%) CRM
7 248 (13.26%) Migration
8 244 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
9 230 (12.30%) Dynamics AX
10 223 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 185 (9.89%) SQL
12 179 (9.57%) Data Migration
13 172 (9.20%) Manufacturing
14 171 (9.14%) Retail
15 161 (8.61%) SAP ERP
16 151 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
17 140 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
18 139 (7.43%) PRINCE2
19 125 (6.68%) Dynamics 365
20 117 (6.26%) Change Management
21 111 (5.94%) Degree
22 107 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
23 98 (5.24%) Oracle ERP
24 96 (5.13%) JD Edwards
25 93 (4.97%) Business Analysis
26 92 (4.92%) Logistics
27 90 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
28 89 (4.76%) Java
28 89 (4.76%) Security Cleared
29 88 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM

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 40 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.66%) Confluence
4 21 (1.12%) NetWeaver
5 16 (0.86%) CMS
6 13 (0.70%) Mule
7 11 (0.59%) SAP Portal
8 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.32%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.27%) JBoss
10 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.21%) Apache
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.16%) Drupal
12 3 (0.16%) IIS
12 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
3 45 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.053%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 230 (12.30%) Dynamics AX
2 161 (8.61%) SAP ERP
3 98 (5.24%) Oracle ERP
4 88 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 82 (4.39%) NetSuite
6 61 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
7 57 (3.05%) Unit4 Business World
8 43 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 42 (2.25%) SAP MM
10 37 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
11 31 (1.66%) SAP SD
12 30 (1.60%) SAP FI
12 30 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
13 29 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
14 27 (1.44%) SAP CO
15 26 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
15 26 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
15 26 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
16 22 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
17 19 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 125 (6.68%) Dynamics 365
2 54 (2.89%) SaaS
3 48 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.50%) Office 365
5 22 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.96%) FinancialForce
7 16 (0.86%) IaaS
8 14 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
9 10 (0.53%) PaaS
10 5 (0.27%) Boomi
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 5 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.21%) Taleo
12 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.16%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.11%) GitHub
13 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.12%) Unified Communications
2 16 (0.86%) SMS
2 16 (0.86%) WAN
3 15 (0.80%) LAN
4 12 (0.64%) Internet
5 10 (0.53%) Skype
5 10 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.43%) AMQP
6 8 (0.43%) LDAP
7 7 (0.37%) 3G
7 7 (0.37%) 4G
7 7 (0.37%) 5G
7 7 (0.37%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.37%) RFID
7 7 (0.37%) ZigBee
7 7 (0.37%) Z-Wave
8 6 (0.32%) Firewall
8 6 (0.32%) Intranet
8 6 (0.32%) SSL
9 5 (0.27%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (2.03%) SAP BW
5 33 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (1.44%) SAP HANA
7 26 (1.39%) Endeca
7 26 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
12 18 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 14 (0.75%) Big Data
13 14 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.48%) DB2
15 9 (0.48%) MySQL
15 9 (0.48%) Power BI
16 8 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 64 (3.42%) JIRA
2 38 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.55%) Selenium
4 27 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.39%) JUnit
5 26 (1.39%) Mockito
5 26 (1.39%) Spock
6 24 (1.28%) Gradle
7 22 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.91%) LSMW
10 9 (0.48%) MorphX
11 8 (0.43%) Subversion
12 4 (0.21%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.11%) Ant
13 2 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.11%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.11%) TestRail
General
1 658 (35.19%) Finance
2 172 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 171 (9.14%) Retail
4 60 (3.21%) Advertising
5 45 (2.41%) Marketing
6 44 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (2.19%) Back Office
8 40 (2.14%) Banking
8 40 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.87%) General Ledger
10 29 (1.55%) Billing
11 27 (1.44%) Legal
12 20 (1.07%) Automotive
13 13 (0.70%) German Language
14 12 (0.64%) Military
14 12 (0.64%) Publishing
15 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.59%) Electronics
16 9 (0.48%) Local Government
17 7 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 400 (21.39%) Analyst
2 330 (17.65%) Consultant
3 269 (14.39%) Project Manager
4 215 (11.50%) Business Analyst
5 203 (10.86%) Architect
6 161 (8.61%) Developer
7 147 (7.86%) ERP Manager
8 114 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
9 103 (5.51%) SAP Consultant
10 88 (4.71%) ERP Analyst
11 81 (4.33%) ERP Project Manager
12 65 (3.48%) Functional Consultant
13 63 (3.37%) SAP Manager
14 57 (3.05%) ERP Business Analyst
15 55 (2.94%) Dynamics AX Consultant
16 53 (2.83%) Programme Manager
17 50 (2.67%) SAP Analyst
18 49 (2.62%) Financial Analyst
19 48 (2.57%) SAP Architect
20 41 (2.19%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.80%) Middleware
2 70 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 60 (3.21%) Web Services
4 49 (2.62%) .NET
5 43 (2.30%) RESTful
6 36 (1.93%) J2EE
6 36 (1.93%) Spring
7 34 (1.82%) XML
8 32 (1.71%) SOAP
9 25 (1.34%) HTML
10 23 (1.23%) REST
11 20 (1.07%) SAP PI
12 19 (1.02%) SAP Fiori
13 18 (0.96%) Apache Camel
13 18 (0.96%) EDI
14 17 (0.91%) CSS
15 15 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.75%) WSDL
17 11 (0.59%) SAP Basis
18 10 (0.53%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (2.83%) Virtual Team
3 41 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 33 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.60%) FMCG
6 28 (1.50%) Social Media
7 26 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.28%) iPad
9 22 (1.18%) e-Learning
9 22 (1.18%) User Experience
10 21 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
12 15 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.70%) EPoS
14 11 (0.59%) Clustering
15 10 (0.53%) Life Science
15 10 (0.53%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.43%) Mainframe
17 7 (0.37%) PKI
17 7 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (1.98%) Windows
2 19 (1.02%) Linux
2 19 (1.02%) Unix
3 14 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.53%) Solaris
5 9 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.053%) Android
10 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.053%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (15.45%) Project Management
2 255 (13.64%) CRM
3 248 (13.26%) Migration
4 244 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 179 (9.57%) Data Migration
7 151 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
8 139 (7.43%) PRINCE2
9 117 (6.26%) Change Management
10 107 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 93 (4.97%) Business Analysis
12 92 (4.92%) Logistics
13 87 (4.65%) ITIL
14 78 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
15 76 (4.06%) E-Commerce
16 70 (3.74%) Programme Management
17 67 (3.58%) ETL
18 64 (3.42%) Test Scripting
19 63 (3.37%) Service Delivery
20 62 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 185 (9.89%) SQL
2 89 (4.76%) Java
3 36 (1.93%) ABAP
4 33 (1.76%) C#
5 28 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 26 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.23%) C
8 17 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 17 (0.91%) Python
9 15 (0.80%) X++
10 14 (0.75%) PHP
11 11 (0.59%) RPG
12 10 (0.53%) VBA
13 9 (0.48%) VB
14 8 (0.43%) Korn
14 8 (0.43%) Perl
14 8 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.27%) RPG IV
16 4 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 111 (5.94%) Degree
2 89 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.76%) PMP
5 31 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 29 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (0.96%) ACCA
9 17 (0.91%) ISEB
10 14 (0.75%) CIMA
10 14 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.48%) APMP
12 9 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.43%) MCSE
14 7 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.37%) CCIE
14 7 (0.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.69%) PMO
2 34 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.71%) QA
4 20 (1.07%) GDPR
4 20 (1.07%) SLA
5 18 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.37%) COSO
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) GAAP
9 2 (0.11%) GxP
9 2 (0.11%) IFRS
9 2 (0.11%) P3O
10 1 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.053%) EMIR
10 1 (0.053%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (1.28%) Docker
2 18 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) Ceph
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) NFS
7 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (1.28%) Ansible
2 12 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.59%) MOM
4 6 (0.32%) FlexNet
5 3 (0.16%) SCCM
5 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.053%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.053%) SCOM
7 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.053%) vMotion
7 1 (0.053%) WSUS
Vendors
1 580 (31.02%) SAP
2 423 (22.62%) Oracle
3 300 (16.04%) Microsoft
4 96 (5.13%) JD Edwards
5 61 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (3.21%) Workday
7 55 (2.94%) Sage
8 51 (2.73%) Infor
9 26 (1.39%) ATG
10 21 (1.12%) Epicor
11 19 (1.02%) Ariba
11 19 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
12 18 (0.96%) VMware
13 16 (0.86%) IBM
14 15 (0.80%) HP
15 14 (0.75%) Cisco
16 13 (0.70%) IFS
16 13 (0.70%) Pegasus
16 13 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 12 (0.64%) Adobe