Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 127 144
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -33
Contract jobs citing ERP 72 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.49% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 24
Scotland median daily rate £425 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% +17.24%
10th Percentile £329 £258 £308
90th Percentile £516 £510 £610
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -7.35% +51.11%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Scotland

ERP
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

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Scotland

ERP
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

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in Scotland

ERP
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -1 27 £400 -5.88% 8
Renfrewshire - 18 £445 -
Edinburgh -20 13 £388 -3.13% 1
West Lothian - 3 £425 - 1
Aberdeen -16 1 £400 +19.40% 2
Fife - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) SAP
2 17 (23.61%) JD Edwards
3 16 (22.22%) Finance
4 15 (20.83%) Order to Cash
5 13 (18.06%) Release Management
5 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
10 6 (8.33%) Degree
10 6 (8.33%) Workflow
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) HND
10 6 (8.33%) SAP ERP
11 5 (6.94%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (6.94%) e-Learning
11 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.94%) Local Government
11 5 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.56%) Information Management
12 4 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (5.56%) PDM
12 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
12 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (2.78%) Confluence
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) Windchill
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 5 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (6.94%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (2.78%) Teamcenter
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.39%) FRx
5 1 (1.39%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.39%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Local Government
4 2 (2.78%) German Language
4 2 (2.78%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Analyst
2 26 (36.11%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) ERP Manager
4 8 (11.11%) JDE Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) ERP Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Operations Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Trainer
8 3 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.78%) ERP Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) CGI
2 1 (1.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.17%) FMCG
4 2 (2.78%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Order to Cash
2 13 (18.06%) Release Management
3 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.11%) CRM
4 8 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Information Management
8 4 (5.56%) PDM
8 4 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) BPMN
9 3 (4.17%) Data Management
9 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.17%) PLM
9 3 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Java
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C#
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) X++
3 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
1 6 (8.33%) HND
2 2 (2.78%) CIPD
3 1 (1.39%) APMP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.39%) GAMP
1 1 (1.39%) GxP
1 1 (1.39%) PMO
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) JD Edwards
2 17 (23.61%) SAP
3 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) Ariba
4 2 (2.78%) AVEVA
4 2 (2.78%) Northgate
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos
5 1 (1.39%) Infor