Period
to 22 February 2018

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 February 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 101 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 -37 +10
Contract jobs citing ERP 50 47 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.83% 1.57% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.85% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 71
Manchester median daily rate £463 £525 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +32.91% -18.56%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £273
90th Percentile £649 £618 £613
North West median daily rate £525 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year +26.83% -56.69% -29.36%

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 2,272 2,540 3,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.04% 84.61% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,622 1,846
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £238
90th Percentile £586 £560 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 38 89
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.28% +28.79%
10th Percentile £12.94 £12.60 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%

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 February 2018.

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 February 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
Oldham - 5 £625 -
Wigan - 2 £900 -
Bolton - 1 £525 -
ERP
North West

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

1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) SAP
3 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (22.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) ITSM
5 10 (20.00%) Back Office
5 10 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 10 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) Sage
7 8 (16.00%) Local Government
8 7 (14.00%) Retail
8 7 (14.00%) SAP BW
8 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.00%) CRM
8 7 (14.00%) DB2
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) EDI
10 5 (10.00%) Change Management
10 5 (10.00%) Advertising
10 5 (10.00%) BPCS
10 5 (10.00%) RPG
10 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Infor
10 5 (10.00%) RPG IV
10 5 (10.00%) SDLC
10 5 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (8.00%) C#

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 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 5 (10.00%) BPCS
4 3 (6.00%) Sage 200
4 3 (6.00%) Sage X3
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (4.00%) SAP MDG
5 2 (4.00%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.00%) SAP CAR
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) FinancialForce
1 1 (2.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) DB2
1 7 (14.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (20.00%) Back Office
4 8 (16.00%) Local Government
5 7 (14.00%) Retail
6 5 (10.00%) Advertising
7 2 (4.00%) Marketing
8 1 (2.00%) Electronics
8 1 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 10 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Support Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 4 (8.00%) ERP Manager
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.00%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) React Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Teradata Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Infor Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) EDI
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) React
2 3 (6.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
1 10 (20.00%) ITSM
1 10 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.00%) CRM
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (10.00%) SDLC
5 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.00%) Logistics
7 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) RPG
1 5 (10.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.00%) ACCA
2 2 (4.00%) CIMA
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) SAP
2 8 (16.00%) Sage
3 5 (10.00%) Infor
4 3 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.00%) Teradata
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Ariba
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Epicor
6 1 (2.00%) IFS
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft