Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing ERP 60 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.03% 2.68% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.19% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 72 48
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.85% -6.75%
10th Percentile £268 £289 £280
90th Percentile £638 £588 £641
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £448
% change year-on-year +21.21% -7.82% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.00 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.41% -
North West median hourly rate £10.57 £15.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year -31.81% -67.25% +10.07%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Manchester

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Manchester

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Manchester

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Manchester

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Manchester 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
Oldham - 5 £625 - 1
Bolton -1 2 £375 +25.00%
Wigan - 2 £401 - 1
ERP
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for ERP.

1 29 (48.33%) SAP
2 19 (31.67%) Finance
3 18 (30.00%) SAP ERP
4 14 (23.33%) SAP BW
5 12 (20.00%) SAP SRM
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL
6 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
7 10 (16.67%) NetWeaver
7 10 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
7 10 (16.67%) ITSM
7 10 (16.67%) Back Office
7 10 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (13.33%) Local Government
9 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.67%) Workflow
10 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.00%) SAP Basis
11 6 (10.00%) Retail
11 6 (10.00%) Legal
11 6 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (8.33%) SAP FI-AP
12 5 (8.33%) Logistics
12 5 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (8.33%) SAP CO
12 5 (8.33%) Change Management
12 5 (8.33%) SAP FI
12 5 (8.33%) Sage

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (30.00%) SAP ERP
2 12 (20.00%) SAP SRM
3 10 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (8.33%) SAP CO
4 5 (8.33%) SAP FI
4 5 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (8.33%) SAP FI-AP
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (5.00%) SAP MDM
5 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (3.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Sage X3
6 2 (3.33%) SAP MDG
6 2 (3.33%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
7 1 (1.67%) SAP CAR
7 1 (1.67%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (1.67%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Serverless
2 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.67%) DB2
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Back Office
3 8 (13.33%) Local Government
3 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
4 6 (10.00%) Retail
5 5 (8.33%) Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 9 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Support Manager
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Developer
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) SAP FI Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) ERP Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (5.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (6.67%) SAP XI
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) Node.js
3 3 (5.00%) React
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
4 2 (3.33%) cXML
4 2 (3.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
1 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
2 10 (16.67%) ITSM
2 10 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.67%) Workflow
4 6 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Logistics
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) SDLC
6 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.67%) Workflow Management
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) ABAP
1 5 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Sage
4 4 (6.67%) Ariba
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.33%) OpenText
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Teradata
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Epicor
7 1 (1.67%) IFS