Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 August 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 103 116
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing ERP 366 356 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.65% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 215 249
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +4.05%
10th Percentile £350 £305 £275
90th Percentile £698 £650 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.21% +90.00% -28.57%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +27.91%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,182 13,429 15,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.19% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,446 7,803 9,311
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 486 563
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the South East

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the South East

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the South East

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the South East

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in the South East

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Thames Valley -7 153 £500 +14.29% 51
Berkshire -9 109 £500 +11.11% 28
Surrey -9 100 £550 +4.76% 10
West Sussex 0 43 £525 +10.53% 6
Hampshire -18 43 £475 +11.76% 24
Buckinghamshire +20 34 £413 -2.94% 14
Kent +12 9 £350 -41.67% 6
Oxfordshire -17 9 £550 +25.71% 9
Middlesex +2 7 £415 -27.19% 1
East Sussex 0 1 - - 1
Sussex -4 1 £538 +31.90%
Home Counties - 1 - -
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 South East region with a requirement for ERP.

1 165 (45.08%) SAP
2 140 (38.25%) Finance
3 107 (29.23%) Oracle
4 61 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 55 (15.03%) Migration
6 54 (14.75%) CRM
7 53 (14.48%) SQL
8 52 (14.21%) Project Management
9 51 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (12.30%) Microsoft
11 45 (12.30%) Security Cleared
12 43 (11.75%) Data Migration
13 38 (10.38%) Telecoms
14 36 (9.84%) SC Cleared
15 35 (9.56%) Oracle Fusion
16 33 (9.02%) Change Management
16 33 (9.02%) ITIL
17 32 (8.74%) SQL Server
18 31 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
18 31 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (7.65%) SaaS
20 27 (7.38%) Retail
20 27 (7.38%) Oracle ERP
20 27 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
21 25 (6.83%) Data Modelling
21 25 (6.83%) Master Data Management
22 23 (6.28%) Manufacturing
22 23 (6.28%) SharePoint
22 23 (6.28%) BusinessObjects

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.55%) Apache
4 2 (0.55%) Confluence
4 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) MTS
5 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.27%) Totara
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) CATIA
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 61 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 27 (7.38%) Oracle ERP
3 23 (6.28%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (5.46%) SAP PSCD
4 20 (5.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (3.55%) NetSuite
6 12 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (3.01%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (3.01%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (3.01%) SAP MM
8 10 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (2.19%) SAP FI
9 8 (2.19%) SAP MDM
10 7 (1.91%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (1.91%) SAP APO
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (1.64%) SAP CRM
11 6 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.65%) SaaS
2 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.10%) PaaS
4 12 (3.28%) Office 365
5 11 (3.01%) IaaS
6 10 (2.73%) Boomi
7 9 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) TCP/IP
1 9 (2.46%) VPN
2 8 (2.19%) Firewall
2 8 (2.19%) NetScaler
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) MVNO
3 3 (0.82%) RFID
4 2 (0.55%) Extranet
4 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 2 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
3 23 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (4.37%) Power BI
4 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.83%) Big Data
5 14 (3.83%) SAP HANA
6 12 (3.28%) Data Lake
6 12 (3.28%) SAP BW
7 10 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.64%) OLAP
9 6 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (1.37%) GIS
10 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.01%) JIRA
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.37%) JDeveloper
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.09%) LSMW
5 2 (0.55%) MorphX
5 2 (0.55%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 140 (38.25%) Finance
2 38 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.38%) Retail
4 23 (6.28%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.74%) General Ledger
6 15 (4.10%) Advertising
7 13 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.64%) German Language
9 4 (1.09%) Automotive
9 4 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (1.09%) Billing
9 4 (1.09%) Local Government
9 4 (1.09%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.55%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (19.40%) Analyst
2 68 (18.58%) Consultant
3 43 (11.75%) Architect
3 43 (11.75%) Project Manager
4 35 (9.56%) SAP Consultant
5 30 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 26 (7.10%) ERP Manager
6 26 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (6.56%) Developer
8 17 (4.64%) SAP Analyst
9 15 (4.10%) SAP Manager
10 14 (3.83%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.01%) Test Manager
12 10 (2.73%) ERP Consultant
12 10 (2.73%) ERP Project Manager
12 10 (2.73%) Finance Manager
13 9 (2.46%) ERP Analyst
13 9 (2.46%) ERP Architect
13 9 (2.46%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (4.92%) SAP XI
3 8 (2.19%) .NET
3 8 (2.19%) SOAP
4 7 (1.91%) Middleware
5 5 (1.37%) EDI
5 5 (1.37%) REST
5 5 (1.37%) Web Services
5 5 (1.37%) XML
6 4 (1.09%) BAPI
7 3 (0.82%) cXML
7 3 (0.82%) IDoc
7 3 (0.82%) LAMP
7 3 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.82%) MDX
7 3 (0.82%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.82%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.55%) Node.js
8 2 (0.55%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.55%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.46%) User Experience
6 8 (2.19%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.09%) AS400
9 4 (1.09%) Life Science
9 4 (1.09%) PACS
10 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.82%) Robotics
11 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.55%) Replication
11 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.10%) Windows
2 9 (2.46%) Linux
2 9 (2.46%) Windows 10
2 9 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.03%) Migration
2 54 (14.75%) CRM
3 52 (14.21%) Project Management
4 51 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (11.75%) Data Migration
7 33 (9.02%) Change Management
7 33 (9.02%) ITIL
8 31 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (6.83%) Data Modelling
9 25 (6.83%) Master Data Management
10 21 (5.74%) Accounts Receivable
10 21 (5.74%) TOGAF
11 20 (5.46%) Accounts Payable
11 20 (5.46%) Revenue Management
12 19 (5.19%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.92%) Analytics
13 18 (4.92%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (4.64%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.48%) SQL
2 17 (4.64%) T-SQL
3 9 (2.46%) C#
4 8 (2.19%) ABAP
5 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.37%) Java
6 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.82%) C
8 3 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.82%) PHP
8 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.82%) VBA
9 2 (0.55%) Python
9 2 (0.55%) Ruby
9 2 (0.55%) X++
10 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.92%) CCA
3 18 (4.92%) Degree
4 13 (3.55%) PMP
5 5 (1.37%) ISEB
5 5 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.55%) ACCA
7 2 (0.55%) CIMA
7 2 (0.55%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.27%) HNC
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.74%) PMO
2 13 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.28%) GDPR
4 10 (2.73%) QA
5 9 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 9 (2.46%) SLA
6 3 (0.82%) IFRS
6 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.55%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.27%) GAAP
8 1 (0.27%) GAMP
8 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.27%) GxP
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.46%) NFS
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.46%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.82%) WMI
3 2 (0.55%) MOM
3 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 165 (45.08%) SAP
2 107 (29.23%) Oracle
3 45 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.64%) webMethods
5 16 (4.37%) JD Edwards
6 12 (3.28%) Workday
7 11 (3.01%) Ariba
7 11 (3.01%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.73%) Dell
8 10 (2.73%) HP
9 8 (2.19%) ForgeRock
9 8 (2.19%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.91%) IFS
10 7 (1.91%) Sage
11 6 (1.64%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.37%) Kronos
12 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.82%) CODA
14 3 (0.82%) Tableau