Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 114 68
Rank change year-on-year -17 -46 +17
Contract jobs citing ERP 92 93 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.71% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.05% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 148
North West median daily rate £500 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -0.66% -16.11%
10th Percentile £338 £200 £264
90th Percentile £675 £638 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £48.67 £42.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.57% +13.49% -6.96%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +3.17% +32.63% -48.37%

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 4,940 4,530 6,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.33% 83.43% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,111 2,788 3,904
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £258 £240 £251
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 199 232
North West median hourly rate £21.74 £36.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.61% +21.01% +32.22%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.60 £49.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +12 37 £500 +300.00% 12
Manchester -43 25 £450 +20.00% 18
Lancashire +4 16 £375 +25.00% 8
Merseyside +11 1 £450 +2.86% 3
Cumbria -7 1 - - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 27 (29.35%) CRM
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) SAP
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.83%) Oracle
4 19 (20.65%) .NET
4 19 (20.65%) Waterfall
5 18 (19.57%) Java
5 18 (19.57%) Middleware
6 17 (18.48%) Identity Access Management
7 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
8 15 (16.30%) Migration
9 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.96%) Business Transformation
10 11 (11.96%) CMS
10 11 (11.96%) SDLC
10 11 (11.96%) Target Operating Model
11 10 (10.87%) Content Management
12 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.78%) Unit4 Business World
12 9 (9.78%) Project Management
13 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.70%) SQL
13 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (8.70%) Logistics
13 8 (8.70%) TOGAF
13 8 (8.70%) SAP ERP
13 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
13 8 (8.70%) Unified Communications

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 11 (11.96%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (8.70%) SAP ERP
3 6 (6.52%) NetSuite
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (5.43%) BPCS
4 5 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (4.35%) SAP SD
6 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (3.26%) SAP MM
7 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.26%) FinancialForce
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.17%) 802.11
2 2 (2.17%) BGP
2 2 (2.17%) HSRP
2 2 (2.17%) IPsec
2 2 (2.17%) OSPF
3 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) DB2
1 5 (5.43%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.17%) GIS
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.61%) Advertising
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.26%) Billing
6 3 (3.26%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.09%) French Language
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Consultant
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Architect
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Functional Consultant
3 9 (9.78%) Lead Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Agile Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Agile Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) HR Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) HR Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 4 (4.35%) SAP Architect
6 4 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.26%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) Middleware
3 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.43%) EDI
5 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Mainframe
1 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Digital Signage
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (1.09%) Solaris
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) CRM
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) Waterfall
4 17 (18.48%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (16.30%) Migration
6 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.96%) Business Transformation
7 11 (11.96%) SDLC
7 11 (11.96%) Target Operating Model
8 10 (10.87%) Content Management
9 9 (9.78%) Project Management
9 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.70%) Logistics
10 8 (8.70%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (6.52%) UML
12 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) Java
2 8 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) RPG
3 5 (5.43%) RPG IV
4 3 (3.26%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) C
6 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) VBA
6 1 (1.09%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) ACCA
3 3 (3.26%) CIMA
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) CCIE
4 2 (2.17%) CCNP
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) GAAP
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) SAP
2 21 (22.83%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) Infor
4 7 (7.61%) Casewise
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.52%) Sage
6 5 (5.43%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.26%) IFS
7 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.17%) Ariba
8 2 (2.17%) Epicor
8 2 (2.17%) Xero
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
9 1 (1.09%) CA
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.09%) Progress
9 1 (1.09%) Teradata