The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing ERP 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.54% 1.77% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.24% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £563 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -29.16%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 220 268 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.62% 79.06% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 190 118
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £30.42 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.95% +164.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Kent

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Kent

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 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
Dartford - 3 £600 -
ERP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for ERP.

1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) LSMW
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Cutover Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) IT Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Director
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Cutover Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle