Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 104 65
Rank change year-on-year -17 -39 +28
Contract jobs citing ERP 105 99 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.75% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.12% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 158
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £263
90th Percentile £625 £675 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £28.95 £27.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +6.38% -40.95%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.48 £43.65 £47.33
England median hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +44.68% -1.05% -18.10%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,226 4,659 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.80% 82.40% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,844 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £254 £259
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 221 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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
Cheshire +11 37 £475 +280.00% 17
Manchester -30 33 £438 +16.67% 35
Lancashire 0 21 £388 +63.16% 13
Merseyside +16 2 £450 -30.77% 8
Cumbria -5 2 - - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 24 (22.86%) Oracle
3 23 (21.90%) CRM
4 20 (19.05%) SAP
5 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.19%) SQL
7 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 15 (14.29%) Migration
8 11 (10.48%) .NET
8 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (9.52%) Sage
9 10 (9.52%) Advertising
9 10 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (8.57%) Java
11 8 (7.62%) C#
11 8 (7.62%) Middleware
11 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.62%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (7.62%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
12 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management

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 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (4.76%) NetSuite
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (4.76%) SAP ERP
6 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (3.81%) Sage X3
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (2.86%) Sage 200
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (1.90%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.90%) FinancialForce
4 2 (1.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.90%) 802.11
2 2 (1.90%) BGP
2 2 (1.90%) HSRP
2 2 (1.90%) Intranet
2 2 (1.90%) IPsec
2 2 (1.90%) OSPF
3 1 (0.95%) DHCP
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
3 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) Power BI
3 3 (2.86%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) Big Data
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) GIS
4 2 (1.90%) QlikView
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) DB2
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) SilkTest
2 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Gatling
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.52%) Advertising
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Billing
5 4 (3.81%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Consultant
2 19 (18.10%) Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.81%) ERP Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Sage Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) Middleware
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.90%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) EDI
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.95%) REST
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.90%) Digital Signage
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) FMCG
3 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Unix
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) CentOS
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Solaris
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) CRM
2 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.29%) Migration
4 10 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 9 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.62%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.67%) Project Management
7 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.71%) Cash Management
8 6 (5.71%) ETL
8 6 (5.71%) Logistics
8 6 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.76%) Accounts Receivable
9 5 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.86%) Python
6 3 (2.86%) X++
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
7 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) RPG
8 1 (0.95%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) Degree
4 4 (3.81%) ACCA
4 4 (3.81%) CIMA
5 2 (1.90%) CCIE
5 2 (1.90%) CCNP
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) AAT
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) GAAP
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) SAP
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.52%) Sage
5 4 (3.81%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.86%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (2.86%) Casewise
6 3 (2.86%) Infor
7 2 (1.90%) Ariba
7 2 (1.90%) IFS
7 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.90%) Tableau
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) CA
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco
8 1 (0.95%) Epicor
8 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.95%) Progress
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Xero