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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 67 43 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21  
Contract jobs citing ERP 21 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.61% 3.66% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 4.35% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 9
Median daily rate £319 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.26% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £285 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% -45.20%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1057 1493 1245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.00% 84.07% 77.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 884 682
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Manchester

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 22 (44.00%) SAP
3 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (24.00%) SAP BW
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 12 (24.00%) SAP ERP
5 9 (18.00%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.00%) SAP HR
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 7 (14.00%) Python
7 7 (14.00%) CRM
7 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.00%) ETL
7 7 (14.00%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (14.00%) SAP GRC
7 7 (14.00%) Data Transformation
7 7 (14.00%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.00%) SaaS
8 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Concur
8 6 (12.00%) Ariba
9 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.00%) JD Edwards
9 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (10.00%) Degree

ERP
Top Related 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 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) SAP ERP
2 8 (16.00%) SAP HR
3 7 (14.00%) SAP GRC
4 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (8.00%) SAP BPC
6 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (4.00%) SAP CO
7 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
7 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (2.00%) Sage X3
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DMZ
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) French Language
4 2 (4.00%) German Language
4 2 (4.00%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
1 10 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (18.00%) SAP Architect
2 9 (18.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) ETL Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.00%) ERP Architect
7 4 (8.00%) ERP Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SAP BW Architect
8 3 (6.00%) SAP Support
8 3 (6.00%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.00%) EDI
2 1 (2.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.00%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 7 (14.00%) CRM
4 7 (14.00%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (14.00%) Data Transformation
4 7 (14.00%) ETL
5 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Governance
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Python
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) SAP
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.00%) Ariba
4 6 (12.00%) Concur
5 5 (10.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.00%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.00%) Sage
7 1 (2.00%) Siebel
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore