Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 47 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing ERP 16 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.54% 1.39% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 1.63% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -26.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £387 £216 £250
90th Percentile £515 £297 £514
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £6.00 £10.57 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.24% -33.94% -
North West median hourly rate £6.00 £10.57 £16.00
% change year-on-year -43.24% -33.94% -35.50%

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 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 528 490 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.81% 85.37% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 284 372
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £264 £308 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 60
Lancashire median hourly rate £33.16 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +1.25% +14.45%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.79 £12.24
90th Percentile £66.28 £47.38 £60.05
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.63%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 24 September 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
Preston +21 7 £400 +52.38% 3
Chorley - 4 £475 - 3
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Anywhere
2 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Sage
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HR Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Training Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Coaching
1 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
1 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
1 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Anywhere
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) IFS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sage