Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 92 64
Rank change year-on-year -37 -28 +45
Contract jobs citing ERP 94 117 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.58% 2.02% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.46% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 169
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% -13.89%
10th Percentile £265 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £650 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
North West median hourly rate £6.00 £10.57 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.24% -33.94% -35.50%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £38.43
% change year-on-year +86.67% -51.21% +68.92%

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 4,973 4,757 6,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.09% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,923 3,870
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 197 185
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.70 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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
Manchester -44 34 £363 -14.71% 62
Cheshire +5 30 £394 +12.50% 10
Lancashire -3 16 £475 +100.00% 13
Merseyside +13 2 £600 +71.43% 12
Cumbria -9 1 - - 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 20 (21.28%) Finance
3 19 (20.21%) SAP
4 18 (19.15%) Oracle
5 17 (18.09%) CRM
6 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.77%) Migration
8 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (10.64%) C#
9 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
10 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
10 9 (9.57%) Sage
10 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
10 9 (9.57%) Advertising
11 8 (8.51%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (8.51%) ETL
11 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (8.51%) Power BI
11 8 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (7.45%) Degree
12 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
12 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared

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 (3.19%) Apache
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.26%) Sage 200
3 4 (4.26%) SAP ERP
4 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.19%) Sage X3
4 3 (3.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (2.13%) SAP Business One
5 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (7.45%) SaaS
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.19%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Power BI
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (6.38%) QlikView
5 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Gatling
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Advertising
2 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.38%) ERP Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (4.26%) ERP Project Manager
10 4 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (3.19%) Business Change Manager
11 3 (3.19%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Sage Consultant
11 3 (3.19%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.06%) Life Science
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) CentOS
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) CRM
2 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.77%) Migration
4 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
6 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.51%) ETL
8 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.38%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (6.38%) Project Management
9 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.32%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (4.26%) Data Transformation
11 4 (4.26%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
12 3 (3.19%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) C#
2 10 (10.64%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) X++
6 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
1 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) ACCA
2 2 (2.13%) CIMA
3 1 (1.06%) AAT
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) SAP
2 18 (19.15%) Oracle
3 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.57%) Sage
5 5 (5.32%) Tableau
6 3 (3.19%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (3.19%) Casewise
7 2 (2.13%) Epicor
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.06%) IFS
8 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.06%) VMware