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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 120 118
Rank change year-on-year +50 -2  
Contract jobs citing ERP 48 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.20% 1.07% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 5
Median daily rate £600 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.36% -2.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £498 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -15.00%  

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 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 26 June 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
Edinburgh +34 27 £650 +52.94% 1
Glasgow +7 11 £380 -5.11% 2
Aberdeen -9 2 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (37.88%) Unit4 Business World
3 24 (36.36%) Workflow
4 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (28.79%) Migration
5 19 (28.79%) SDLC
6 18 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 18 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 18 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 18 (27.27%) Data Migration
7 17 (25.76%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (24.24%) SAP
9 13 (19.70%) Local Government
10 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.64%) Validation
12 8 (12.12%) SAP ERP
13 7 (10.61%) SAP BW
14 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (9.09%) Project Management
15 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
15 5 (7.58%) E-Procurement
15 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
15 5 (7.58%) CRM
15 5 (7.58%) XML
15 5 (7.58%) BPMN
15 5 (7.58%) FMCG
15 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
15 5 (7.58%) Case Management

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 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (12.12%) SAP ERP
3 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.03%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PLM
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.03%) SAP QM
4 2 (3.03%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.52%) FRx
5 1 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Power BI
5 1 (1.52%) QlikView
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Local Government
3 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.06%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) German Language
7 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Consultant
2 19 (28.79%) Implementation Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Analyst
4 13 (19.70%) Business Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Procurement Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) HR Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Training Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) ERP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.58%) FMCG
2 4 (6.06%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.06%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (36.36%) Workflow
3 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (28.79%) Migration
4 19 (28.79%) SDLC
5 18 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 18 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 17 (25.76%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) Validation
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (7.58%) BPMN
10 5 (7.58%) Case Management
10 5 (7.58%) CRM
10 5 (7.58%) E-Procurement
11 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.06%) Data Management
11 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C
3 1 (1.52%) RPG
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) AAT
3 1 (1.52%) ACCA
3 1 (1.52%) APMP
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.52%) CIMA
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PMO
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) SAP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Cognos
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.52%) Ariba
5 1 (1.52%) AVEVA
5 1 (1.52%) Infor
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