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 3 months to 28 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)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 75 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Contract jobs citing ERP 50 95 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.79% 2.36% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.88% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 30
Median daily rate £325 £363 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -17.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £47.33 £42.88 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -6.96%  
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 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 2294 3299 3083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.96% 81.92% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 2042 1688
Median daily rate £400 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 148
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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
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 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -9 31 £325 -15.58% 29
Cheshire +18 5 £100 -73.33% 6
Lancashire +5 5 £263 -19.23% 1
Cumbria +5 1 - -
Merseyside -5 1 £650 +100.00%
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 49 (53.26%) Finance
2 31 (33.70%) SAP
3 26 (28.26%) Oracle
4 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.22%) SQL
5 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
7 11 (11.96%) Project Management
7 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.96%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (9.78%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.78%) SAP ERP
10 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) Retail
10 8 (8.70%) Data Transformation
10 8 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (8.70%) ETL
10 8 (8.70%) Python
11 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
11 7 (7.61%) JD Edwards
11 7 (7.61%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (7.61%) Change Management
11 7 (7.61%) System Testing
11 7 (7.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (6.52%) Life Science
12 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.52%) Programme 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 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.17%) IIS
1 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (9.78%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (7.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (5.43%) SAP GRC
4 5 (5.43%) SAP HR
5 4 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (2.17%) SAP BPC
7 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
7 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.17%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) SaaS
1 4 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) DHCP
1 2 (2.17%) DNS
1 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.17%) NAS
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
1 2 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (1.09%) DMZ
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.35%) MS Access
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
General
1 49 (53.26%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.17%) French Language
5 2 (2.17%) German Language
5 2 (2.17%) Local Government
5 2 (2.17%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Analyst
2 17 (18.48%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.70%) ETL Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.61%) Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) SAP Architect
7 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle HRMS Business Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) HTML5
3 2 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) EDI
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Life Science
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.09%) BYOD
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Unix
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.96%) Project Management
3 11 (11.96%) SAP Implementation
4 9 (9.78%) Process Improvement
5 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (8.70%) Data Transformation
5 8 (8.70%) ETL
6 7 (7.61%) Change Management
6 7 (7.61%) System Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) CRM
7 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.43%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
9 4 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Python
3 4 (4.35%) VB
4 3 (3.26%) C#
4 3 (3.26%) VBA
5 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
1 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) MCITP
2 2 (2.17%) MCSE
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) CCIE
3 1 (1.09%) CCNP
3 1 (1.09%) CISA
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.09%) HND
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) GDPR
1 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.09%) GxP
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) SAP
2 26 (28.26%) Oracle
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.61%) JD Edwards
5 4 (4.35%) Ariba
5 4 (4.35%) Concur
6 2 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.17%) Kaseya
6 2 (2.17%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.17%) Pegasus
6 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.09%) Sage
7 1 (1.09%) Siebel
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