Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing ERP 311 292 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.77% 2.99% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 3.62% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 204 158
Midlands median daily rate £425 £378 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -16.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £300
90th Percentile £588 £607 £627
England median daily rate £463 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 23
Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £26.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.81% +22.09% +19.44%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.98 £48.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.25 £31.19 £33.64
% change year-on-year -35.07% -7.29% +49.51%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6850 8060 6690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.63% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 4924 3955
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 211 261
Midlands median hourly rate £20.55 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands +3 158 £400 - 28
West Midlands +27 144 £463 +23.33% 34
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 113 (36.33%) SAP
2 83 (26.69%) Finance
3 72 (23.15%) Oracle
4 53 (17.04%) Project Management
5 50 (16.08%) Migration
6 48 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 46 (14.79%) Security Cleared
8 44 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (13.50%) Data Migration
9 42 (13.50%) SAP ERP
10 39 (12.54%) SC Cleared
10 39 (12.54%) Manufacturing
11 34 (10.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (10.93%) Retail
12 29 (9.32%) PRINCE2
13 27 (8.68%) PLM
13 27 (8.68%) Degree
14 26 (8.36%) Dynamics AX
14 26 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (8.36%) ITIL
15 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (7.72%) Automotive
16 22 (7.07%) Sun
16 22 (7.07%) Solaris
16 22 (7.07%) Linux
16 22 (7.07%) Unix
16 22 (7.07%) Veritas
16 22 (7.07%) Logistics
16 22 (7.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 21 (6.75%) Virtual Machines

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.32%) CMS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 42 (13.50%) SAP ERP
2 26 (8.36%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (5.79%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (2.89%) SAP MM
5 7 (2.25%) NetSuite
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.93%) SAP SD
7 5 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.61%) Infor M3
7 5 (1.61%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.29%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.96%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.96%) SAP GTS
9 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.50%) SaaS
2 8 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.47%) LAN
1 17 (5.47%) WAN
2 15 (4.82%) Unified Communications
2 15 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (4.18%) 3G
3 13 (4.18%) 4G
3 13 (4.18%) 5G
3 13 (4.18%) Bluetooth
3 13 (4.18%) RFID
3 13 (4.18%) ZigBee
3 13 (4.18%) Z-Wave
4 10 (3.22%) Hyperconnected
5 3 (0.96%) DNS
5 3 (0.96%) SMS
5 3 (0.96%) VPN
6 2 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) DAB
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.50%) Big Data
3 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.29%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.64%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) JIRA
1 5 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.96%) ERwin
3 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) LSMW
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.32%) Protractor
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (26.69%) Finance
2 39 (12.54%) Manufacturing
3 34 (10.93%) Retail
4 24 (7.72%) Automotive
5 9 (2.89%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.93%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.61%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (15.43%) Architect
2 43 (13.83%) Consultant
2 43 (13.83%) Project Manager
3 38 (12.22%) Analyst
4 30 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (7.07%) ERP Manager
6 19 (6.11%) Unix Engineer
7 17 (5.47%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.47%) Programme Manager
7 17 (5.47%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (4.82%) Design Engineer
9 13 (4.18%) Solaris Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Data Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.22%) SAP Architect
12 9 (2.89%) ERP Analyst
12 9 (2.89%) Functional Consultant
12 9 (2.89%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.25%) ERP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.22%) Middleware
2 8 (2.57%) EDI
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.96%) IDoc
5 2 (0.64%) MDX
5 2 (0.64%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.64%) SOAP
5 2 (0.64%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.32%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.32%) Velocity
6 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.89%) Clustering
2 9 (2.89%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.57%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.93%) EPoS
5 4 (1.29%) SCADA
6 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.64%) AS400
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.64%) FMCG
7 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.64%) NHS
7 2 (0.64%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.32%) LIMS
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.07%) Linux
1 22 (7.07%) Solaris
1 22 (7.07%) Unix
2 8 (2.57%) Windows
3 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) AIX
4 1 (0.32%) OS/400
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.04%) Project Management
2 50 (16.08%) Migration
3 44 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.50%) Data Migration
5 34 (10.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (9.32%) PRINCE2
7 27 (8.68%) PLM
8 26 (8.36%) ITIL
8 26 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.07%) Logistics
11 20 (6.43%) Presales
11 20 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 18 (5.79%) CRM
14 17 (5.47%) Analytics
14 17 (5.47%) ETL
15 15 (4.82%) Data Loss Prevention
15 15 (4.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 13 (4.18%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.43%) Korn
1 20 (6.43%) Perl
1 20 (6.43%) Python
2 15 (4.82%) ABAP
3 10 (3.22%) SQL
4 2 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.32%) C
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) PHP
5 1 (0.32%) RPG
5 1 (0.32%) VB
5 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.68%) Degree
4 13 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.86%) PMP
6 10 (3.22%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.25%) CCIE
7 7 (2.25%) MCSE
7 7 (2.25%) VCAP
8 6 (1.93%) CCNA
8 6 (1.93%) MCP
8 6 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.64%) ISEB
11 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) OCP
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.47%) PMO
2 11 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 22 (7.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (6.75%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.89%) MOM
2 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (36.33%) SAP
2 72 (23.15%) Oracle
3 48 (15.43%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.07%) Sun
4 22 (7.07%) Veritas
5 13 (4.18%) Cisco
5 13 (4.18%) Sigfox
6 11 (3.54%) VMware
7 10 (3.22%) JD Edwards
8 7 (2.25%) NetApp
8 7 (2.25%) Sage
9 6 (1.93%) Infor
10 5 (1.61%) Talend
11 4 (1.29%) Citrix
12 3 (0.96%) Epicor
12 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.64%) Adobe
13 2 (0.64%) Cognos
13 2 (0.64%) HP
13 2 (0.64%) Remedy