Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 139 129
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10 -16
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,807 1,909 1,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.47% 1.98% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.27% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,142 1,261 1,171
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 25
England median hourly rate £23.00 £38.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.65% +91.36% -50.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £16.09 £12.70
90th Percentile £82.50 £78.58 £44.43
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £34.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -37.38% +54.44% -42.68%

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 62,975 84,020 82,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.96% 87.13% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41,626 56,328 55,264
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,981 2,105 1,911
England median hourly rate £23.63 £22.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -10.15% +7.23%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.28 £50.25 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +6.67%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +34 688 £525 +5.00% 146
South East +43 382 £525 +7.69% 105
North of England +49 248 £465 +9.41% 169
Midlands +19 173 £475 +11.76% 133
North West +55 164 £475 +4.11% 101
East of England +28 139 £500 +5.26% 82
South West +17 125 £525 +40.00% 62
West Midlands +28 100 £480 +20.00% 83
Yorkshire +14 67 £450 +5.88% 48
East Midlands +5 62 £400 -15.79% 48
North East +18 17 £460 +31.43% 21
South Coast - 4 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 648 (35.86%) Finance
2 590 (32.65%) SAP
3 510 (28.22%) Oracle
4 306 (16.93%) Microsoft
5 286 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 266 (14.72%) Dynamics 365
7 261 (14.44%) Project Management
8 232 (12.84%) SQL
9 228 (12.62%) CRM
10 211 (11.68%) SAP ERP
11 208 (11.51%) Migration
12 203 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 201 (11.12%) Azure
14 184 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
15 163 (9.02%) Security Cleared
16 161 (8.91%) Oracle Fusion
17 158 (8.74%) Project Delivery
18 141 (7.80%) Change Management
19 138 (7.64%) Manufacturing
20 137 (7.58%) Oracle ERP
20 137 (7.58%) Data Migration
21 125 (6.92%) SC Cleared
22 115 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
23 114 (6.31%) Dynamics AX
24 112 (6.20%) NetSuite
25 109 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
26 105 (5.81%) PRINCE2
27 104 (5.76%) Power Platform
28 100 (5.53%) Power BI
29 95 (5.26%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (1.11%) NetWeaver
4 18 (1.00%) Confluence
5 14 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.66%) Anypoint
7 11 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.39%) SAP EP
10 6 (0.33%) CMS
10 6 (0.33%) IIS
10 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.28%) Mule
11 5 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.17%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.17%) Mendix
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 95 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) Windchill
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.055%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.055%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 211 (11.68%) SAP ERP
2 137 (7.58%) Oracle ERP
3 114 (6.31%) Dynamics AX
4 112 (6.20%) NetSuite
5 95 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 93 (5.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 81 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
8 72 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
9 47 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
10 39 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 36 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
12 35 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
13 30 (1.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 27 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
15 25 (1.38%) SAP FI
16 24 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
17 21 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 21 (1.16%) SAP SD
18 17 (0.94%) Teamcenter
19 16 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 266 (14.72%) Dynamics 365
2 201 (11.12%) Azure
3 104 (5.76%) Power Platform
4 93 (5.15%) SaaS
5 60 (3.32%) PaaS
6 58 (3.21%) Office 365
7 40 (2.21%) SuccessFactors
8 34 (1.88%) IaaS
9 30 (1.66%) AWS
10 26 (1.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 21 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (1.00%) PowerApps
13 16 (0.89%) Smartsheet
14 15 (0.83%) Boomi
15 9 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (0.50%) Serverless
16 8 (0.44%) Azure Functions
17 6 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.33%) Google Sheets
18 5 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.66%) Firewall
2 29 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.49%) DNS
3 27 (1.49%) VPN
4 26 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 26 (1.44%) SAN
5 25 (1.38%) Internet
6 24 (1.33%) NAS
7 10 (0.55%) Intranet
8 8 (0.44%) WAN
9 7 (0.39%) LAN
9 7 (0.39%) RFID
10 3 (0.17%) Skype
11 2 (0.11%) Extranet
11 2 (0.11%) FTP
11 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.055%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.055%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.055%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.055%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.53%) Power BI
2 82 (4.54%) SQL Server
3 67 (3.71%) Oracle Reports
4 58 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (2.99%) SAP HANA
6 49 (2.71%) Oracle Database
7 41 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (1.38%) Big Data
9 25 (1.38%) SAP BW
10 21 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 14 (0.77%) Relational Database
14 13 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (0.72%) QlikView
15 12 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
16 11 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (2.71%) JIRA
2 22 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.61%) Postman
5 10 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.55%) Subversion
5 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.39%) JUnit
7 7 (0.39%) Selenium
8 6 (0.33%) Bitbucket Server
8 6 (0.33%) HP UFT
8 6 (0.33%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (0.28%) Grunt
9 5 (0.28%) gulp
9 5 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 648 (35.86%) Finance
2 138 (7.64%) Manufacturing
3 92 (5.09%) Retail
4 72 (3.98%) Public Sector
5 48 (2.66%) General Ledger
6 41 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 30 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.55%) Billing
9 23 (1.27%) Banking
10 21 (1.16%) Local Government
11 20 (1.11%) Legal
11 20 (1.11%) Marketing
12 17 (0.94%) Advertising
12 17 (0.94%) Back Office
13 14 (0.77%) Publishing
14 7 (0.39%) German Language
14 7 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.39%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 286 (15.83%) Project Manager
2 268 (14.83%) Analyst
3 259 (14.33%) Consultant
4 241 (13.34%) Architect
5 169 (9.35%) ERP Manager
6 152 (8.41%) Developer
7 136 (7.53%) Business Analyst
8 113 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
9 90 (4.98%) SAP Consultant
10 81 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
11 77 (4.26%) SAP Manager
12 57 (3.15%) ERP Analyst
13 56 (3.10%) Functional Consultant
14 55 (3.04%) Change Manager
15 52 (2.88%) Oracle Consultant
16 47 (2.60%) Test Manager
17 45 (2.49%) Data Analyst
18 44 (2.43%) ERP Architect
19 42 (2.32%) Enterprise Architect
19 42 (2.32%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (8.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 70 (3.87%) .NET
3 59 (3.27%) Web Services
4 51 (2.82%) XML
5 24 (1.33%) Middleware
6 23 (1.27%) JSON
7 22 (1.22%) EDI
8 19 (1.05%) REST
9 17 (0.94%) CSS
9 17 (0.94%) HTML
10 15 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 15 (0.83%) SOAP
11 14 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.77%) SAP Fiori
11 14 (0.77%) SAP XI
12 12 (0.66%) React
12 12 (0.66%) XSLT
13 11 (0.61%) Node.js
13 11 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (0.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (1.60%) User Experience
6 28 (1.55%) FMCG
7 25 (1.38%) Replication
8 23 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.11%) e-Learning
9 20 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 16 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (0.83%) Life Science
12 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
13 9 (0.50%) CMDB
13 9 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
14 8 (0.44%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.44%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 60 (3.32%) Windows
2 16 (0.89%) Linux
3 15 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.44%) Unix
5 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.17%) Android
6 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.055%) CentOS
7 1 (0.055%) Solaris
7 1 (0.055%) VMS
7 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (14.44%) Project Management
3 228 (12.62%) CRM
4 208 (11.51%) Migration
5 203 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 184 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
7 158 (8.74%) Project Delivery
8 141 (7.80%) Change Management
9 137 (7.58%) Data Migration
10 109 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (5.81%) PRINCE2
12 93 (5.15%) Data Modelling
13 88 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 87 (4.81%) Waterfall
15 83 (4.59%) DevOps
16 74 (4.10%) Logistics
16 74 (4.10%) Procure-to-Pay
17 72 (3.98%) Business Analysis
18 66 (3.65%) Scrum
19 65 (3.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 232 (12.84%) SQL
2 54 (2.99%) C#
3 46 (2.55%) PowerShell
4 42 (2.32%) PL/SQL
5 36 (1.99%) Java
6 27 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.05%) C
9 18 (1.00%) ABAP
10 16 (0.89%) X++
11 13 (0.72%) Python
12 10 (0.55%) VBA
13 6 (0.33%) PHP
14 5 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.22%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.17%) Ruby
16 3 (0.17%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.17%) XQuery
17 2 (0.11%) C++
17 2 (0.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 163 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 125 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 72 (3.98%) Degree
4 36 (1.99%) ACCA
5 33 (1.83%) CIMA
6 31 (1.72%) PMP
7 25 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 21 (1.16%) ISEB
10 20 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 20 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.66%) CCA
14 8 (0.44%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.33%) AAT
15 6 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.22%) MCSE
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.10%) PMO
2 68 (3.76%) QA
3 29 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.33%) GDPR
5 15 (0.83%) SLA
6 10 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.50%) IFRS
8 7 (0.39%) GxP
8 7 (0.39%) RMADS
9 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) GAMP
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.055%) BS7799
11 1 (0.055%) GAAP
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.055%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 22 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.33%) MOM
4 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.055%) Ambari
5 1 (0.055%) Ansible
5 1 (0.055%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.055%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.055%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.055%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.055%) Nagios
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.055%) Puppet
5 1 (0.055%) Terraform
5 1 (0.055%) vRealize
Vendors
1 590 (32.65%) SAP
2 510 (28.22%) Oracle
3 306 (16.93%) Microsoft
4 90 (4.98%) Workday
5 70 (3.87%) JD Edwards
6 54 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (2.16%) Ariba
8 37 (2.05%) Infor
9 29 (1.60%) Tableau
10 26 (1.44%) MuleSoft
11 23 (1.27%) Google
12 19 (1.05%) VMware
13 18 (1.00%) Concur
13 18 (1.00%) IFS
14 16 (0.89%) Dell
14 16 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
15 14 (0.77%) Cognos
15 14 (0.77%) Epicor
15 14 (0.77%) webMethods
16 13 (0.72%) Remedy