Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 117 96
Rank change year-on-year +52 -21 -28
Contract jobs citing ERP 164 111 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.08% 1.86% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.24% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 61 59
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £329 £285 £274
90th Percentile £599 £675 £655
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
North West median hourly rate - £36.75 £10.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +247.68% -29.53%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -36.99% +80.25% -48.41%

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 4,473 4,956 4,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.03% 83.27% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,870 3,125 2,998
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 281 205
North West median hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.43% +33.19%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.88 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.50 £52.70
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +6.82% -10.15% +8.02%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +39 55 £411 +17.92% 46
Lancashire +35 38 £475 -5.00% 9
Merseyside +11 25 £450 -20.00% 14
Cheshire +1 13 £525 +31.25% 22
Cumbria -7 9 £538 - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 82 (50.00%) SAP
2 38 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.07%) Oracle
4 28 (17.07%) Finance
4 28 (17.07%) Business Analysis
4 28 (17.07%) Dynamics 365
5 27 (16.46%) Translating Business Requirements
6 25 (15.24%) Project Management
7 22 (13.41%) SQL
8 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.80%) Azure
9 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.59%) CRM
10 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
12 17 (10.37%) Retail
12 17 (10.37%) Logistics
13 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.15%) Migration
15 13 (7.93%) SAP SD
15 13 (7.93%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (6.71%) Change Management
17 11 (6.71%) SAP ERP
17 11 (6.71%) Power Platform
18 10 (6.10%) Anypoint
18 10 (6.10%) MuleSoft

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 10 (6.10%) Anypoint
2 7 (4.27%) Confluence
3 6 (3.66%) NetWeaver
4 5 (3.05%) Mule
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.93%) SAP SD
2 11 (6.71%) SAP ERP
3 10 (6.10%) Teamcenter
4 8 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (4.88%) SAP CO
4 8 (4.88%) SAP FI
4 8 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (4.27%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (4.27%) SAP MM
5 7 (4.27%) SAP PS
6 6 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (3.66%) NetSuite
7 5 (3.05%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (3.05%) SAP SRM
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (2.44%) SAP Retail
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.07%) Dynamics 365
2 21 (12.80%) Azure
3 11 (6.71%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.66%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (3.05%) AWS
6 4 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.22%) Force.com
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.61%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Serverless
8 1 (0.61%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.10%) Power BI
3 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.27%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.83%) MySQL
6 3 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.22%) Big Data
7 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Essbase
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Subversion
2 7 (4.27%) JIRA
3 6 (3.66%) Bitbucket Server
3 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) JUnit
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (17.07%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.37%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.22%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.61%) Consultant
2 27 (16.46%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (14.02%) Analyst
4 22 (13.41%) Project Manager
5 20 (12.20%) Developer
6 18 (10.98%) Architect
7 15 (9.15%) SAP Analyst
8 14 (8.54%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) SAP Business Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) SAP Manager
10 8 (4.88%) ERP Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) MuleSoft Architect
11 7 (4.27%) Cloud Consultant
11 7 (4.27%) ERP Business Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) ERP Manager
12 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) SAP MM Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) SAP PS Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) SAP SD Consultant
12 6 (3.66%) SAP Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (3.66%) .NET
3 5 (3.05%) Middleware
4 4 (2.44%) JSON
4 4 (2.44%) SAML
5 3 (1.83%) XML
6 2 (1.22%) CSS
6 2 (1.22%) HTML
6 2 (1.22%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.61%) Ajax
7 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.61%) COM
7 1 (0.61%) CSS3
7 1 (0.61%) EDI
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.61%) Web Services
7 1 (0.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.44%) User Experience
4 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.83%) Life Science
5 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.61%) Mashup
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (17.07%) Business Analysis
3 27 (16.46%) Translating Business Requirements
4 25 (15.24%) Project Management
5 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.59%) CRM
7 17 (10.37%) Logistics
8 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.15%) Migration
10 11 (6.71%) Change Management
11 10 (6.10%) Analytics
11 10 (6.10%) PLM
12 9 (5.49%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.49%) ETL
13 8 (4.88%) SDLC
14 7 (4.27%) DevOps
14 7 (4.27%) Project Delivery
15 6 (3.66%) Business Development
15 6 (3.66%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.41%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.44%) C#
5 3 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.22%) C
6 2 (1.22%) C++
6 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) ACCA
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) PMO
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 82 (50.00%) SAP
2 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.07%) Oracle
4 10 (6.10%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.88%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.66%) Tableau
6 6 (3.66%) Workday
7 4 (2.44%) Cognos
7 4 (2.44%) Sage
8 3 (1.83%) hybris
8 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.22%) Ariba
9 2 (1.22%) Siemens
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) Google
10 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) OpenText
10 1 (0.61%) Talend