Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 83 77
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing ERP 109 130 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.93% 2.41% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.89% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 96
North West median daily rate £450 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% +3.55%
10th Percentile £285 £361 £291
90th Percentile £651 £668 £588
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% +26.83% -56.69%
10th Percentile £28.65 £26.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £53.75 £26.00 £48.15
England median hourly rate £36.50 £26.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +40.38% -36.59% +23.98%

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 4,746 4,504 5,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.87% 83.58% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,002 2,922 3,342
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £254
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 209 151
North West median hourly rate £24.42 £21.70 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.51% +3.11% -31.05%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.66 £48.75 £49.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -31 30 £336 -25.28% 53
Cheshire +7 27 £425 -26.09% 23
Lancashire -2 19 £500 -14.89% 7
Merseyside +4 16 £525 +7.69% 15
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 46 (42.20%) SAP
2 29 (26.61%) Finance
3 25 (22.94%) Oracle
4 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (15.60%) SAP ERP
6 17 (15.60%) Project Management
7 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.68%) Retail
8 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
9 14 (12.84%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (12.84%) CRM
10 13 (11.93%) Manufacturing
10 13 (11.93%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (11.01%) SQL
12 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.17%) Migration
13 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
14 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
15 8 (7.34%) Confluence
15 8 (7.34%) QA
15 8 (7.34%) JIRA
16 7 (6.42%) Translating Business Requirements
16 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
16 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
16 7 (6.42%) SAP HR
16 7 (6.42%) SQL Server

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 8 (7.34%) Confluence
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.59%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (15.60%) SAP ERP
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (6.42%) SAP HR
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (2.75%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (1.83%) Elite 3E
7 2 (1.83%) OPENHousing
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.83%) Primavera
7 2 (1.83%) Sage 200
7 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.83%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.50%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.92%) Boomi
6 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.59%) Power BI
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.67%) QlikView
5 3 (2.75%) EDRMS
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.92%) GIS
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) JIRA
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) JUnit
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.92%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Retail
3 13 (11.93%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.50%) Billing
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Back Office
6 2 (1.83%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) Architect
2 21 (19.27%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Consultant
4 13 (11.93%) SAP Consultant
5 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
6 10 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Developer
7 8 (7.34%) ERP Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) ERP Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.50%) ERP Business Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) HR Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) SAP HR Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) ERP Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) EDI
4 1 (0.92%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) HTML5
4 1 (0.92%) WinForms
4 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) Life Science
4 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.60%) Project Management
3 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
5 14 (12.84%) CRM
6 12 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.17%) Migration
8 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.50%) Logistics
10 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.50%) Service Management
11 5 (4.59%) Business Process Modelling
11 5 (4.59%) Change Management
11 5 (4.59%) TOGAF
12 4 (3.67%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (3.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.83%) C#
3 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.92%) C
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) ACCA
4 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) CIMA
4 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PMP
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (42.20%) SAP
2 25 (22.94%) Oracle
3 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.67%) Ariba
6 3 (2.75%) Capita
6 3 (2.75%) Tableau
7 2 (1.83%) Epicor
7 2 (1.83%) hybris
7 2 (1.83%) Infor
7 2 (1.83%) Intapp
7 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.83%) Reuters
7 2 (1.83%) Sage
8 1 (0.92%) Baan
8 1 (0.92%) Dell
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) IBM
8 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com