Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 July 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 60 89
Rank change year-on-year -51 +29 +18
Contract jobs citing ERP 99 220 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 2.86% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 3.47% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 162 85
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -14.77% +2.03%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £263
90th Percentile £655 £500 £608
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
North West median hourly rate £28.95 £27.22 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -40.95% +142.58%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £33.15
90th Percentile £43.65 £47.33 £51.40
England median hourly rate £23.49 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.45% -33.33% +33.33%

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 North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4671 6333 6055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.83% 82.25% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 3911 3431
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 207 273
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the North West

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the North West

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the North West

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the North West

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in the North West

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Manchester -37 56 £375 -6.25% 25
Cheshire 0 11 £125 -67.74% 7
Lancashire +1 10 £238 -26.92% 4
Merseyside -5 4 £500 +53.85%
Cumbria +4 2 - - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 44 (44.44%) Finance
2 39 (39.39%) SAP
3 29 (29.29%) Oracle
4 18 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (17.17%) SQL
6 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
7 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (12.12%) Project Management
9 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.11%) SAP ERP
10 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.10%) ETL
11 8 (8.08%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (8.08%) Change Management
11 8 (8.08%) CRM
11 8 (8.08%) Windows
11 8 (8.08%) Python
11 8 (8.08%) Data Transformation
12 7 (7.07%) ITIL
12 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.07%) JD Edwards
12 7 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (7.07%) Life Science
12 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.07%) Retail
13 6 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (6.06%) System Testing

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.03%) IIS
1 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (5.05%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (5.05%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (5.05%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (3.03%) SAP CRM
7 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (2.02%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.02%) SAP FI
7 2 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.02%) SAP GRC
7 2 (2.02%) SAP HCM
7 2 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) DHCP
1 4 (4.04%) DNS
2 3 (3.03%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.03%) NAS
2 3 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Network Security
3 1 (1.01%) Skype
3 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.05%) SAP HANA
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.04%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.03%) MS Access
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.02%) QlikView
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
4 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Automotive
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) French Language
5 2 (2.02%) German Language
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (8.08%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.06%) ERP Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Functional Business Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
1 5 (5.05%) cXML
2 4 (4.04%) EDI
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) HTML5
3 2 (2.02%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.01%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (1.01%) WCF
4 1 (1.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Life Science
2 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.01%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (12.12%) Project Management
3 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.10%) ETL
5 8 (8.08%) Change Management
5 8 (8.08%) CRM
5 8 (8.08%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (8.08%) Data Transformation
6 7 (7.07%) ITIL
6 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.06%) System Testing
8 5 (5.05%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.05%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (5.05%) Release Management
8 5 (5.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.17%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Python
3 4 (4.04%) C#
3 4 (4.04%) VB
4 3 (3.03%) Java
4 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.03%) VBA
5 2 (2.02%) ABAP
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) MCITP
2 3 (3.03%) MCSE
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.01%) HND
3 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) SAP
2 29 (29.29%) Oracle
3 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.07%) JD Edwards
5 6 (6.06%) Ariba
5 6 (6.06%) VMware
6 5 (5.05%) OpenText
7 3 (3.03%) Kaseya
7 3 (3.03%) Kaspersky
7 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
8 2 (2.02%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Infor
9 1 (1.01%) Maconomy
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) RightScale
9 1 (1.01%) Sage
9 1 (1.01%) Siebel
Warrington, Cheshire
threesixty selection
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Accenture
Rate: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago