The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 105 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing ERP 17 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 1.00% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.20% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
Median daily rate £353 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -13.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.78% -34.72%  

ERP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1489 2174 2377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.60% 83.20% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1218 1304
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 6 £500 +42.85% 1
Edinburgh +10 3 £268 -37.05% 3
Aberdeen -2 2 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £275 -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ERP.

1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Case Management
7 4 (10.26%) Conflict Management
7 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.69%) C
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
8 3 (7.69%) Hyperion
8 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) e-Learning
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (7.69%) SAP ERP
4 2 (5.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (2.56%) Maximo
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PLM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.56%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP SCM
5 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) DMZ
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) QlikView
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) ERP Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 3 (7.69%) ERP Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Training Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.82%) CRM
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Case Management
3 4 (10.26%) Conflict Management
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) BPMN
4 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) AAT
3 1 (2.56%) ACCA
3 1 (2.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.13%) Infor
6 1 (2.56%) AVEVA
6 1 (2.56%) Epicor
6 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Siebel