Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 December 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 45 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +18
Contract jobs citing ERP 23 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.31% 1.97% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 2.38% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 17
Lancashire median daily rate £506 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% +10.00% -20.42%
10th Percentile £454 £265 £250
90th Percentile £558 £570 £503
North West median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £16.00 £10.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.37% - -
North West median hourly rate £36.75 £10.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year +247.68% -29.53% -68.31%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 591 378 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.16% 82.53% 85.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 235 345
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £270 £272 £213
90th Percentile £671 £615 £575
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 49
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +12.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £12.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.00 £67.21
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -16.93% +12.50% -17.24%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Lancashire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Lancashire

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Lancashire

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in Lancashire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Chorley - 13 £515 - 1
Preston +2 4 £456 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £550 -
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ERP.

1 17 (73.91%) SAP
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) QA
5 7 (30.43%) SAP HR
6 6 (26.09%) SAP ERP
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Automation Anywhere
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.70%) Office 365
11 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (4.35%) Infor LN
11 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
11 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
11 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (4.35%) Robotic Process Automation
11 1 (4.35%) SAP IBP
11 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (4.35%) Degree

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (30.43%) SAP HR
2 6 (26.09%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Infor LN
3 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
3 1 (4.35%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Consultant
2 11 (47.83%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) HR Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) SAP HR Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Project Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SAP PS Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) ERP Support
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Support
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Support Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
8 1 (4.35%) SAP HR Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
1 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Anywhere
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Baan
4 1 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (4.35%) Sage