Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 114 123
Rank change year-on-year -30 +9 +21
Contract jobs citing ERP 1,723 1,783 1,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 2.13% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.50% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,149 1,255
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £315 £300 £273
90th Percentile £662 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 27
England median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +25.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £16.57 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £80.73 £43.75 £47.40
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.78% +47.50% -44.44%

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 78,122 71,238 81,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.81% 84.95% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,840 46,920 54,638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,130 1,901 2,023
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.52
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +17.37%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -12 759 £500 +5.26% 143
South East +2 356 £498 +10.67% 97
North of England 0 218 £450 +12.50% 91
Midlands -46 181 £425 -0.58% 76
East of England +11 133 £425 -5.56% 44
North West -3 106 £500 +40.35% 50
West Midlands -15 103 £425 - 52
Yorkshire +5 98 £450 - 32
East Midlands -49 66 £413 -9.74% 24
South West -43 43 £425 - 40
North East -19 12 £450 +38.46% 9
South Coast +1 5 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 710 (41.21%) Finance
2 488 (28.32%) SAP
3 433 (25.13%) Oracle
4 332 (19.27%) Microsoft
5 245 (14.22%) Project Management
6 241 (13.99%) CRM
6 241 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
7 224 (13.00%) SQL
8 211 (12.25%) Migration
8 211 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 200 (11.61%) Dynamics AX
10 183 (10.62%) Retail
11 149 (8.65%) Data Migration
12 143 (8.30%) SAP ERP
13 141 (8.18%) Dynamics 365
14 140 (8.13%) Manufacturing
15 138 (8.01%) Oracle Fusion
16 136 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
17 133 (7.72%) Change Management
18 130 (7.54%) SQL Server
19 128 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
20 114 (6.62%) Business Analysis
20 114 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
21 107 (6.21%) Oracle ERP
22 106 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
23 90 (5.22%) Logistics
24 88 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
25 84 (4.88%) PRINCE2
26 82 (4.76%) NetSuite
27 81 (4.70%) 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 59 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 37 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.16%) Confluence
5 14 (0.81%) CMS
5 14 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.58%) Apache
7 10 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 6 (0.35%) JBoss
8 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.29%) Documentum
9 5 (0.29%) Liferay
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPEL
9 5 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (0.23%) Mule
10 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 40 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 36 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.35%) Windchill
8 2 (0.12%) CATIA
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.058%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 200 (11.61%) Dynamics AX
2 143 (8.30%) SAP ERP
3 107 (6.21%) Oracle ERP
4 82 (4.76%) NetSuite
5 71 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
6 60 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 58 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 51 (2.96%) Unit4 Business World
9 39 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 38 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 33 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
11 33 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 31 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
13 30 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
14 29 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 25 (1.45%) SAP PSCD
16 24 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
17 23 (1.33%) Sage 200
18 22 (1.28%) Sage X3
19 19 (1.10%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 141 (8.18%) Dynamics 365
2 80 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.24%) SaaS
4 51 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (1.63%) Office 365
6 24 (1.39%) PaaS
7 20 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (0.87%) IaaS
9 12 (0.70%) FinancialForce
10 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.29%) Boomi
13 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle CX
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) Serverless
15 2 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.99%) Unified Communications
2 12 (0.70%) Internet
2 12 (0.70%) SMS
3 11 (0.64%) Skype
4 10 (0.58%) Firewall
5 9 (0.52%) DNS
6 8 (0.46%) SAN
6 8 (0.46%) VPN
7 6 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.29%) Network Security
9 4 (0.23%) HTTP
9 4 (0.23%) SSL
10 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) IPsec
10 3 (0.17%) LAN
10 3 (0.17%) RFID
10 3 (0.17%) SMTP
11 2 (0.12%) 802.11
11 2 (0.12%) BGP
11 2 (0.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.89%) SAP HANA
3 45 (2.61%) Power BI
4 44 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.21%) SAP BW
6 36 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
7 35 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
7 35 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
8 33 (1.92%) Big Data
9 31 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 31 (1.80%) Data Lake
9 31 (1.80%) MySQL
10 25 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.33%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.22%) Lumira
12 21 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (2.44%) JIRA
2 22 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 21 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 17 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.93%) Selenium
7 12 (0.70%) Gradle
7 12 (0.70%) JUnit
7 12 (0.70%) Mockito
7 12 (0.70%) Spock
8 11 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.46%) JDeveloper
9 8 (0.46%) LSMW
9 8 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.29%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.29%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.29%) Subversion
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 710 (41.21%) Finance
2 183 (10.62%) Retail
3 140 (8.13%) Manufacturing
4 77 (4.47%) Advertising
5 60 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 56 (3.25%) General Ledger
7 54 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.63%) Back Office
9 26 (1.51%) Banking
10 24 (1.39%) Billing
11 22 (1.28%) Marketing
12 18 (1.04%) Games
13 14 (0.81%) German Language
13 14 (0.81%) Legal
14 13 (0.75%) Local Government
15 12 (0.70%) Automotive
16 10 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.52%) French Language
18 6 (0.35%) Law
18 6 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 311 (18.05%) Analyst
2 306 (17.76%) Consultant
3 238 (13.81%) Project Manager
4 202 (11.72%) Architect
5 153 (8.88%) ERP Manager
6 150 (8.71%) Business Analyst
7 122 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
8 120 (6.96%) Developer
9 84 (4.88%) ERP Project Manager
10 83 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
11 60 (3.48%) ERP Architect
12 51 (2.96%) ERP Analyst
13 50 (2.90%) Functional Consultant
14 44 (2.55%) Data Analyst
15 43 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
16 42 (2.44%) Programme Manager
17 41 (2.38%) SAP Manager
18 40 (2.32%) Dynamics AX Consultant
18 40 (2.32%) ERP Consultant
19 39 (2.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (8.01%) Oracle Fusion
2 64 (3.71%) .NET
3 54 (3.13%) Web Services
4 46 (2.67%) Middleware
4 46 (2.67%) XML
5 42 (2.44%) RESTful
6 29 (1.68%) REST
7 27 (1.57%) HTML
8 26 (1.51%) EDI
9 24 (1.39%) SOAP
10 23 (1.33%) SAP XI
11 20 (1.16%) Spring
12 19 (1.10%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.04%) CSS
14 17 (0.99%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.99%) WSDL
15 15 (0.87%) J2EE
16 12 (0.70%) SAML
17 11 (0.64%) JMS
17 11 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 28 (1.63%) Virtual Team
6 24 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.28%) FMCG
8 20 (1.16%) AS400
8 20 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 16 (0.93%) Social Media
9 16 (0.93%) User Experience
10 15 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 15 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
12 12 (0.70%) e-Learning
12 12 (0.70%) iPad
13 9 (0.52%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.46%) EPoS
14 8 (0.46%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 47 (2.73%) Windows
2 22 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 16 (0.93%) Linux
4 10 (0.58%) Unix
5 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.17%) CentOS
7 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.12%) Android
8 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.12%) Fedora
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.058%) AIX
9 1 (0.058%) HPUX
9 1 (0.058%) Solaris
9 1 (0.058%) SUSE
9 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (14.22%) Project Management
2 241 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (13.99%) CRM
3 211 (12.25%) Migration
3 211 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (8.65%) Data Migration
5 136 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 133 (7.72%) Change Management
7 114 (6.62%) Business Analysis
8 106 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
9 90 (5.22%) Logistics
10 88 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 84 (4.88%) PRINCE2
12 77 (4.47%) E-Commerce
13 73 (4.24%) Procure-to-Pay
14 69 (4.00%) Analytics
14 69 (4.00%) Scrum
15 64 (3.71%) ITIL
16 59 (3.42%) Business Transformation
17 56 (3.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (13.00%) SQL
2 63 (3.66%) Java
3 49 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 39 (2.26%) C#
5 35 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 28 (1.63%) Python
7 20 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.04%) VBA
9 15 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 15 (0.87%) X++
10 12 (0.70%) ABAP
10 12 (0.70%) C
10 12 (0.70%) PHP
11 7 (0.41%) RPG
12 6 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.29%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.23%) C++
14 4 (0.23%) VB
15 3 (0.17%) Ruby
15 3 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (4.70%) Degree
2 57 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.15%) PMP
5 22 (1.28%) CCA
6 20 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.04%) ACCA
8 15 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (0.81%) ISEB
10 12 (0.70%) CIMA
10 12 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.46%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.35%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.00%) PMO
2 48 (2.79%) QA
3 44 (2.55%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.68%) SLA
5 22 (1.28%) GDPR
6 20 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.93%) COBIT
8 7 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.35%) IFRS
9 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.23%) GAAP
11 4 (0.23%) GxP
11 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.12%) GAMP
12 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.058%) SEPA
13 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.75%) Docker
3 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) Ceph
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.058%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.058%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.058%) HDFS
6 1 (0.058%) NFS
6 1 (0.058%) Xen
6 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.75%) Ansible
2 11 (0.64%) HP ALM
2 11 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.23%) WMI
5 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.12%) MOM
6 2 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.058%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.058%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.058%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.058%) Nagios
7 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.058%) Puppet
7 1 (0.058%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.058%) Terraform
7 1 (0.058%) vMotion
7 1 (0.058%) WSUS
Vendors
1 488 (28.32%) SAP
2 433 (25.13%) Oracle
3 332 (19.27%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.06%) Sage
5 66 (3.83%) JD Edwards
6 54 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (2.79%) Workday
8 40 (2.32%) Infor
9 31 (1.80%) IFS
10 25 (1.45%) webMethods
11 24 (1.39%) Epicor
12 19 (1.10%) Ariba
13 17 (0.99%) JDA
13 17 (0.99%) VMware
14 15 (0.87%) HP
14 15 (0.87%) Kronos
15 14 (0.81%) Alteryx
16 13 (0.75%) RedPrairie
17 12 (0.70%) Hyperion
17 12 (0.70%) PeopleSoft