The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 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)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 46 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Contract jobs citing ERP 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.28% 2.34% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.92% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £500 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £161 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -15.00%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 388 377 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.21% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 183 290
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 92 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Chelmsford - 6 £563 -
Harlow +1 1 £288 -
ERP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for ERP.

1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) CRM
4 10 (47.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (47.62%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (42.86%) Local Government
5 9 (42.86%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Back Office
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Process Management
9 3 (14.29%) Firewall
9 3 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) VPN
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
10 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.52%) Billing
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (47.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (42.86%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (23.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
4 1 (4.76%) Odoo
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Local Government
3 7 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technology Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
1 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
1 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) BPEL
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.76%) Brocade
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Epicor
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) SolidFire
3 1 (4.76%) VMware