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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs citing ERP 34 68 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.41% 3.81% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.61% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 30
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -23.45%  
10th Percentile £250 £281 £400
90th Percentile £638 £475 £626
North West median daily rate £356 £388 £500
% change year-on-year -8.06% -22.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £15.98
North West median hourly rate - £27.22 £15.98
% change year-on-year - +70.35%  

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 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
10th Percentile £275 £264 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 3 - -
Altrincham - 1 £250 -
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) SAP
3 17 (30.91%) Oracle
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
6 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.55%) Python
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) SAP ERP
7 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (14.55%) Data Transformation
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.91%) Ariba
9 6 (10.91%) JD Edwards
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (9.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 5 (9.09%) cXML
10 5 (9.09%) OpenText
10 5 (9.09%) Workflow
10 5 (9.09%) Validation
10 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (7.27%) VB
11 4 (7.27%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) SAP ERP
2 5 (9.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (5.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (3.64%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.64%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.64%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.82%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.82%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) Skype
1 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) MS Access
2 3 (5.45%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) French Language
3 2 (3.64%) German Language
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) ETL Developer
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 6 (10.91%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Functional Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) cXML
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) CentOS
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) ETL
2 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (14.55%) Data Transformation
2 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.09%) CRM
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (9.09%) Validation
5 5 (9.09%) Workflow
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) System Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Time Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Entry
7 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) VB
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) ABAP
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) HND
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) SAP
2 17 (30.91%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Ariba
4 6 (10.91%) JD Edwards
5 5 (9.09%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) Concur
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.82%) RightScale
6 1 (1.82%) Sage
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel
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