Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 2 April 2020 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 46 44
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing ERP 23 14 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.34% 3.19% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 3.81% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 4
Median daily rate £450 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +11.43%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £436
90th Percentile £650 £675 £588
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £41.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +60.58% -46.57%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 375 367 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 87.01% 83.60% 89.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 246 275
Median daily rate £450 £443 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £261 £225 £306
90th Percentile £583 £580 £585
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 21
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.59% +73.91% -6.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.60 £18.87
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.84 £21.78
% change year-on-year +16.12% +18.62% -27.40%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Merseyside

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ERP in Merseyside.

Daily rate trend for ERP in Merseyside

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ERP in Merseyside over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ERP in Merseyside

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ERP in Merseyside.

Hourly rate trend for ERP in Merseyside

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Liverpool +6 12 £475 -9.52% 4
Birkenhead - 6 £500 - 1
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ERP.

1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
5 5 (21.74%) Power Platform
5 5 (21.74%) PSD2
5 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (21.74%) Power BI
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) DRM
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Back Office
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Validation
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (17.39%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (17.39%) IFS
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle CX
7 3 (13.04%) PMO
7 3 (13.04%) PowerApps

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (17.39%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (13.04%) ContrOCC
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Power Platform
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle CX
3 3 (13.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Power BI
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
3 5 (21.74%) Back Office
4 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) ERP Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) ERP Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Database Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IFS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) DRM
3 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Data Science
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) CIPD
1 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
1 5 (21.74%) PSD2
2 3 (13.04%) PMO
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IFS
3 2 (8.70%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe