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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / Midlands
Rank 10 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing ERP 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.57% 3.47% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 4.38% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% -45.20%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 98 160 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.22% 79.21% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 77 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the Midlands

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Governance
5 3 (15.00%) PMO
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-business
6 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) EPoS
6 2 (10.00%) SAP PP
6 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (10.00%) FMCG
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control

ERP
Top Related 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 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (10.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (5.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (5.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (5.00%) SAP GTS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Coaching
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Governance
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) E-business
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods