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 3 months to 25 April 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing ERP 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% 1.32% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.57% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £650 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +11.87% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -2.77%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 255 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.95% 84.16% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 159 138
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.64 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.83% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Merseyside

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 April 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
Liverpool +3 1 £650 +100.00%
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ERP.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Personalization
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management

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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Support
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Personalization
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle