Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing ERP 20 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.51% 0.91% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.07% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Essex median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -16.67%
10th Percentile £285 £249 £270
90th Percentile £550 £588 £393
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Essex median hourly rate £23.50 £35.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.80% +0.71% -
10th Percentile £21.75 £35.25 £30.13
90th Percentile £25.25 £35.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £31.19 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.65% -8.27% +112.50%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 683 747 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.59% 85.27% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 451 518
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 140 144
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +1.44% +5.93%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Essex

ERP
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

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Essex

ERP
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

ERP
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Colchester +20 11 £481 +11.27%
Harlow - 1 £288 -
Brentwood - 1 £200 -
ERP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (65.00%) SAP
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) SAP MM
3 10 (50.00%) SAP FSCM
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Transition Management
7 4 (20.00%) People Management
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) Billing
8 3 (15.00%) ACCA
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) CIMA
8 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
9 2 (10.00%) Order to Cash
9 2 (10.00%) Record to Report
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (10.00%) CRM
9 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
9 2 (10.00%) ETL
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
10 1 (5.00%) Change Management

ERP
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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) SAP FSCM
1 10 (50.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (45.00%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 9 (45.00%) SAP Manager
3 7 (35.00%) ERP Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Support
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Support Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Transition Management
5 4 (20.00%) People Management
6 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
7 2 (10.00%) Order to Cash
7 2 (10.00%) Record to Report
8 1 (5.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Contract Management
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ACCA
1 3 (15.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft