Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 111 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing ERP 99 117 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.19% 2.03% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.38% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 69
North West median daily rate £463 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £279 £320 £348
90th Percentile £649 £645 £683
England median daily rate £515 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +5.64% +3.72% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
North West median hourly rate - £47.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.69% +26.83%
England median hourly rate £72.50 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +94.63% +6.43% -4.11%

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 3,740 4,925 4,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.91% 85.47% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,328 3,137 2,963
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £255
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 242 233
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £24.98 £24.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.09% +1.71% -5.07%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.28 £12.05
90th Percentile £53.90 £49.18 £57.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.08 £24.09
% change year-on-year -0.33% -0.04% -3.64%

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 28 February 2020.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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 +25 37 £450 +12.50% 54
Merseyside +18 23 £475 -9.52% 6
Lancashire +10 10 £500 -2.91% 10
Cheshire 0 6 £450 +0.06% 27
Cumbria - 4 - - 3
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 (32.32%) Finance
2 29 (29.29%) SAP
3 26 (26.26%) Project Management
4 25 (25.25%) Oracle
5 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 21 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.15%) Azure
8 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
8 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.12%) Manufacturing
9 12 (12.12%) Change Management
10 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.10%) Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (10.10%) Power Platform
11 10 (10.10%) Power BI
12 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.09%) SQL
12 9 (9.09%) Retail
13 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (8.08%) Analytics
14 7 (7.07%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (7.07%) CRM
14 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (7.07%) PLM
14 7 (7.07%) Management Information System

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%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (7.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (5.05%) Teamcenter
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (4.04%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (4.04%) SAP ERP
6 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (3.03%) SAP Retail
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.02%) Primavera
7 2 (2.02%) SAP CAR
7 2 (2.02%) SAP MII
7 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) Azure
2 10 (10.10%) Power Platform
3 9 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (5.05%) AWS
5 4 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle CX
6 2 (2.02%) Force.com
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.01%) SaaS
7 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) Power BI
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) Selenium
2 3 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.01%) Gatling
3 1 (1.01%) JMeter
3 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.09%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
6 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.02%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Billing
8 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.01%) Local Government
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Consultant
2 22 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.16%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Architect
4 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Developer
8 5 (5.05%) ERP Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) ERP Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) ERP Manager
9 4 (4.04%) ERP Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (6.06%) .NET
3 5 (5.05%) JSON
4 4 (4.04%) RESTful
4 4 (4.04%) SAML
5 3 (3.03%) Middleware
5 3 (3.03%) XML
6 2 (2.02%) SOAP
6 2 (2.02%) Web Services
7 1 (1.01%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.01%) COM
7 1 (1.01%) CSS
7 1 (1.01%) CSS3
7 1 (1.01%) EDI
7 1 (1.01%) HTML
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Life Science
5 2 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (1.01%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Project Management
2 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (12.12%) Change Management
6 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.10%) Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (8.08%) Analytics
9 7 (7.07%) CRM
9 7 (7.07%) Decision-Making
9 7 (7.07%) PLM
10 6 (6.06%) Project Delivery
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.05%) DevOps
11 5 (5.05%) DRM
11 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.05%) Migration
11 5 (5.05%) Regression Testing
11 5 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.04%) C#
2 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) Java
3 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) C++
4 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) ISEB
1 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) APMP
3 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.01%) CISM
3 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.01%) ISACA
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.05%) PSD2
2 3 (3.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) GPG13
3 1 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) RMADS
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) SAP
2 25 (25.25%) Oracle
3 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) IFS
4 4 (4.04%) Workday
5 3 (3.03%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.03%) Sage
6 2 (2.02%) hybris
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) Siemens
7 1 (1.01%) Ariba
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (1.01%) Google
7 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.01%) OpenText
7 1 (1.01%) QAD