Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 85 62
Rank change year-on-year -17 -23 +36
Contract jobs citing ERP 120 130 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 2.26% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.74% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 152
North West median daily rate £444 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +21.88% -10.86%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £269
90th Percentile £660 £663 £550
England median daily rate £475 £457 £438
% change year-on-year +3.94% +4.46% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
North West median hourly rate £36.75 £10.57 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.68% -31.81% -67.25%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.57 £12.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £10.57 £19.33
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year +89.19% -38.84% -5.47%

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 4,979 4,737 5,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.05% 82.25% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 3,023 3,792
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 200 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -31.05%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -34 41 £375 -16.67% 72
Cheshire +16 32 £400 -27.27% 14
Lancashire -2 23 £500 +21.21% 21
Merseyside -3 7 £600 +26.32% 12
Cumbria -6 1 - - 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 40 (33.33%) SAP
2 26 (21.67%) Finance
3 23 (19.17%) SQL
3 23 (19.17%) Oracle
4 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.67%) CRM
6 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
7 14 (11.67%) SAP ERP
8 13 (10.83%) Manufacturing
9 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (9.17%) Retail
10 11 (9.17%) Migration
10 11 (9.17%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (9.17%) Project Management
10 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 10 (8.33%) C#
11 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.50%) QA
12 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.50%) Sage
12 9 (7.50%) Advertising
13 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
13 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (2.50%) SAS
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.67%) SAP ERP
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (5.83%) SAP HR
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (3.33%) Sage 200
6 4 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (2.50%) Sage X3
8 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.67%) Elite 3E
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.67%) Primavera
8 2 (1.67%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.67%) SAP HCM
8 2 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.83%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.83%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 6 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) DHCP
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) SMS
2 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.67%) Power BI
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.00%) QlikView
5 5 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.67%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.83%) Gatling
2 1 (0.83%) JMeter
2 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 9 (7.50%) Advertising
5 6 (5.00%) Billing
6 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Analyst
2 19 (15.83%) Business Analyst
2 19 (15.83%) Consultant
3 17 (14.17%) Developer
4 14 (11.67%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (10.83%) Architect
6 10 (8.33%) ERP Manager
6 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.83%) ERP Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) ERP Business Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) HR Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) SAP HR Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) .NET
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) HTML5
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) REST
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) CentOS
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.67%) CRM
3 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
4 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.17%) Migration
5 11 (9.17%) Project Management
6 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.83%) Logistics
8 7 (5.83%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (4.17%) ETL
10 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.17%) Use Case
10 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.33%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) C#
2 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.67%) Java
5 2 (1.67%) PHP
5 2 (1.67%) VBA
5 2 (1.67%) X++
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) ACCA
4 2 (1.67%) CIMA
5 1 (0.83%) AAT
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) SAP
2 23 (19.17%) Oracle
3 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) Sage
5 5 (4.17%) Tableau
6 4 (3.33%) Ariba
7 3 (2.50%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.67%) Epicor
8 2 (1.67%) Infor
8 2 (1.67%) Intapp
8 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.67%) Reuters
9 1 (0.83%) Baan
9 1 (0.83%) Casewise
9 1 (0.83%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) hybris
9 1 (0.83%) VMware