Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 106 128
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 +16
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,173 873 1,695
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.34% 2.31% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.68% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 543 1,061
10th Percentile £300 £319 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £608 £600
90th Percentile £683 £708 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
10th Percentile £20.30 £29.87 £12.60
25th Percentile £23.00 £32.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate £54.00 £48.75 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +77.27% -
75th Percentile £62.00 £56.25 £30.00
90th Percentile £66.30 £66.75 £35.25
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +79.25% -2.12%

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 44,170 32,587 72,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 88.16% 86.31% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,356 22,113 49,157
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
25th Percentile £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £477 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.49% +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,317 871 1,848
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.03 £15.85 £14.60
Median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year +7.02% -1.88% +9.19%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.46 £45.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.61 £22.92
% change year-on-year +10.57% -1.33% +14.58%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ERP in England.

Daily rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ERP in England.

Hourly rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 +4 493 £540 -0.69% 118
South East -11 217 £496 -0.78% 57
North of England +35 152 £500 +11.11% 111
Midlands -13 80 £425 -10.53% 82
North West +18 75 £454 +3.86% 57
Yorkshire +30 74 £525 -1.87% 49
South West +22 48 £563 +18.42% 21
West Midlands -5 46 £500 +2.56% 53
East of England -9 39 £525 -2.87% 44
East Midlands +2 33 £325 -27.78% 29
North East +12 3 £388 -33.96% 5
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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.

1 446 (38.02%) Finance
2 367 (31.29%) Oracle
3 335 (28.56%) SAP
4 294 (25.06%) Social Skills
5 229 (19.52%) Migration
6 211 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (13.55%) Microsoft
8 156 (13.30%) SQL
9 151 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 150 (12.79%) Data Migration
11 140 (11.94%) Dynamics 365
12 137 (11.68%) Project Management
13 128 (10.91%) CRM
14 127 (10.83%) Azure
15 116 (9.89%) SaaS
15 116 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
16 115 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
17 108 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
18 102 (8.70%) Manufacturing
18 102 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
19 100 (8.53%) Requirements Gathering
20 97 (8.27%) Security Cleared
21 96 (8.18%) Retail
22 85 (7.25%) SC Cleared
22 85 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
23 82 (6.99%) Business Analysis
24 80 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
25 77 (6.56%) SAP S/4HANA
26 76 (6.48%) SAP ERP
27 72 (6.14%) Change Management

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 23 (1.96%) Apache Spark
1 23 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.11%) Confluence
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.68%) Apache
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.43%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.34%) CMS
7 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.085%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.085%) Gentran
10 1 (0.085%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.085%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.085%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.085%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.085%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.085%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) Windchill
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Smart View
7 2 (0.17%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
2 77 (6.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 76 (6.48%) SAP ERP
4 63 (5.37%) NetSuite
5 55 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
6 47 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
7 35 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
7 35 (2.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 23 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (1.96%) Teamcenter
9 21 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
10 19 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
11 18 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
12 17 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
14 14 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (1.19%) SAP FI
15 13 (1.11%) SAP PP
16 12 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
16 12 (1.02%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 140 (11.94%) Dynamics 365
2 127 (10.83%) Azure
3 116 (9.89%) SaaS
4 62 (5.29%) Power Platform
5 48 (4.09%) AWS
6 39 (3.32%) PaaS
7 32 (2.73%) Microsoft 365
8 26 (2.22%) IaaS
9 15 (1.28%) Boomi
10 13 (1.11%) Azure Logic Apps
11 10 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.77%) Power Automate
12 9 (0.77%) Serverless
13 7 (0.60%) Azure Service Bus
13 7 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.51%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.51%) GCP
15 5 (0.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.60%) FTP
1 7 (0.60%) SSL
2 6 (0.51%) DNS
3 5 (0.43%) IPsec
3 5 (0.43%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.34%) Internet
4 4 (0.34%) Intranet
5 3 (0.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) 802.15
6 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.17%) HTTP
6 2 (0.17%) IPv6
6 2 (0.17%) LAN
6 2 (0.17%) SMTP
6 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.17%) VoIP
6 2 (0.17%) VPN
6 2 (0.17%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.085%) NGN
7 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.43%) Power BI
2 46 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
3 43 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 38 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.30%) SAP HANA
6 22 (1.88%) Big Data
7 21 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.53%) Data Lake
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 13 (1.11%) SAP BW
12 11 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.77%) Tableau
14 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.68%) MySQL
14 8 (0.68%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.60%) HBase
15 7 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
15 7 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (2.73%) JIRA
2 17 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
4 13 (1.11%) ERwin
5 8 (0.68%) Postman
5 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.43%) Subversion
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.34%) Selenium
8 4 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.34%) Tricentis qTest
9 3 (0.26%) NWDS
9 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.17%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 446 (38.02%) Finance
2 294 (25.06%) Social Skills
3 116 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 96 (8.18%) Retail
6 58 (4.94%) Public Sector
7 50 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
8 39 (3.32%) General Ledger
9 29 (2.47%) Marketing
10 27 (2.30%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
12 21 (1.79%) Law
13 16 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.28%) Back Office
14 15 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
15 14 (1.19%) Local Government
16 13 (1.11%) Billing
16 13 (1.11%) Electronics
17 12 (1.02%) Legal
18 8 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (18.58%) Analyst
2 204 (17.39%) Architect
3 168 (14.32%) Consultant
4 118 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 114 (9.72%) Business Analyst
6 87 (7.42%) ERP Manager
6 87 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
7 74 (6.31%) Developer
8 60 (5.12%) SAP Consultant
9 51 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
10 46 (3.92%) ERP Project Manager
11 40 (3.41%) ERP Analyst
12 38 (3.24%) ERP Architect
13 34 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
14 33 (2.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 31 (2.64%) Oracle Architect
16 29 (2.47%) Data Analyst
17 28 (2.39%) Oracle Analyst
17 28 (2.39%) Programme Manager
18 26 (2.22%) Cutover Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
2 39 (3.32%) Web Services
3 25 (2.13%) XML
4 20 (1.71%) EDI
4 20 (1.71%) JSON
4 20 (1.71%) SOAP
5 17 (1.45%) .NET
5 17 (1.45%) REST
6 15 (1.28%) RESTful
7 12 (1.02%) HTML
8 11 (0.94%) Middleware
9 10 (0.85%) CSS
9 10 (0.85%) Itk
10 9 (0.77%) LDAP
10 9 (0.77%) SAP PI
11 8 (0.68%) OAuth
11 8 (0.68%) OpenID
11 8 (0.68%) SAML
12 7 (0.60%) IDoc
12 7 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 25 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 15 (1.28%) FMCG
6 12 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 8 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.68%) PMI
8 7 (0.60%) Cloud Native
8 7 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 7 (0.60%) e-Learning
8 7 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (0.51%) NHS
10 5 (0.43%) User Experience
11 4 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.34%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.34%) Life Science
11 4 (0.34%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.64%) Windows
2 14 (1.19%) Linux
3 4 (0.34%) Unix
3 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.17%) Solaris
6 1 (0.085%) Android
6 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (19.52%) Migration
2 211 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 150 (12.79%) Data Migration
5 137 (11.68%) Project Management
6 128 (10.91%) CRM
7 108 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (8.53%) Requirements Gathering
9 82 (6.99%) Business Analysis
10 80 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 72 (6.14%) Change Management
12 69 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 65 (5.54%) DevOps
14 64 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (5.37%) Project Delivery
16 61 (5.20%) Procure-to-Pay
17 60 (5.12%) Scrum
18 54 (4.60%) Analytics
19 53 (4.52%) TOGAF
20 52 (4.43%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 156 (13.30%) SQL
2 30 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 26 (2.22%) Python
4 23 (1.96%) Java
4 23 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.02%) C
7 9 (0.77%) C#
8 6 (0.51%) ABAP
8 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.43%) VBA
10 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.34%) C++
10 4 (0.34%) PHP
10 4 (0.34%) R
10 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.26%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 61 (5.20%) Degree
4 21 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.53%) PMP
6 16 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
8 14 (1.19%) MCAD
9 13 (1.11%) ACCA
10 12 (1.02%) CIMA
11 10 (0.85%) CISM
11 10 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (0.85%) ISEB
12 8 (0.68%) CISA
13 7 (0.60%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.51%) CISSP
14 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.67%) QA
2 42 (3.58%) PMO
3 29 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 27 (2.30%) GDPR
5 14 (1.19%) SLA
6 13 (1.11%) NIST
7 8 (0.68%) COBIT
7 8 (0.68%) IFRS
8 7 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.51%) ITGC
10 4 (0.34%) GxP
11 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.94%) Docker
3 5 (0.43%) RACF
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.085%) HDFS
6 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.51%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.34%) Ansible
4 4 (0.34%) Terraform
5 3 (0.26%) MOM
6 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.17%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.085%) AssetCenter
7 1 (0.085%) Nessus
Vendors
1 367 (31.29%) Oracle
2 335 (28.56%) SAP
3 159 (13.55%) Microsoft
4 85 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
5 54 (4.60%) Workday
6 33 (2.81%) Sage
7 27 (2.30%) JD Edwards
8 25 (2.13%) IFS
9 23 (1.96%) Siemens
10 20 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (1.19%) BiZZdesign
12 13 (1.11%) Dell
12 13 (1.11%) HP
12 13 (1.11%) Kronos
13 12 (1.02%) Infor
14 11 (0.94%) IBM
14 11 (0.94%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.85%) Hyperion
16 9 (0.77%) Alteryx
16 9 (0.77%) Sparx