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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 53 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.70% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.79% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £265 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.28% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £350 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +49.42% -40.41%  

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 363 381 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.32% 83.92% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 208 192
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -22 3 £155 -55.71%
Colchester +3 2 £400 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £600 -
ERP
East of England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Process Management
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 1 (9.09%) Epicor
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management

ERP
Top Related 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (9.09%) Odoo
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technology Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
1 1 (9.09%) HP Storage
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Process Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Epicor
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) SolidFire
2 1 (9.09%) VMware