Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 103 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing ERP 371 374 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.32% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.75% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 238 253
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £330 £306 £278
90th Percentile £675 £604 £598
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.56% +80.00% -47.37%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -19.64%

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 14,129 13,604 14,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.91% 84.28% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,492 8,100 8,639
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 473 580
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.28 £11.74
90th Percentile £51.18 £49.90 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +12 166 £500 +11.11% 85
Berkshire +11 107 £494 +9.72% 43
Surrey -26 89 £533 +13.60% 24
Hampshire -5 50 £438 -2.78% 33
West Sussex +12 46 £500 +2.56% 9
Buckinghamshire +17 40 £363 -21.66% 14
Oxfordshire -3 19 £600 +60.00% 28
Kent +7 6 £443 -15.71% 12
Middlesex +3 5 £414 -17.25% 3
East Sussex -13 1 - - 5
Home Counties - 1 - -
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 184 (49.60%) SAP
2 135 (36.39%) Finance
3 103 (27.76%) Oracle
4 60 (16.17%) SAP ERP
5 58 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 58 (15.63%) SQL
6 56 (15.09%) CRM
7 52 (14.02%) Project Management
8 51 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (13.48%) SC Cleared
9 50 (13.48%) Migration
10 48 (12.94%) Microsoft
11 46 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (10.78%) ITIL
13 37 (9.97%) Data Migration
14 33 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (8.89%) Change Management
14 33 (8.89%) Telecoms
15 30 (8.09%) Windows
15 30 (8.09%) SaaS
15 30 (8.09%) SAP S/4HANA
16 28 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
16 28 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
17 27 (7.28%) Oracle Fusion
18 25 (6.74%) SQL Server
19 24 (6.47%) Manufacturing
20 23 (6.20%) SharePoint
20 23 (6.20%) Data Modelling
21 22 (5.93%) PRINCE2
21 22 (5.93%) General Ledger

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 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.08%) Totara
3 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.27%) MTS
5 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) CATIA
7 1 (0.27%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 60 (16.17%) SAP ERP
2 30 (8.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (4.85%) Oracle ERP
5 16 (4.31%) NetSuite
5 16 (4.31%) SAP PSCD
6 12 (3.23%) SAP MM
7 10 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (2.43%) SAP MDM
9 7 (1.89%) SAP APO
10 6 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (1.62%) SAP CRM
10 6 (1.62%) SAP MDG
11 5 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (1.35%) Infor SunSystems
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (1.35%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.09%) SaaS
2 14 (3.77%) Office 365
2 14 (3.77%) PaaS
3 13 (3.50%) IaaS
3 13 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.96%) Boomi
5 7 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.54%) SAP Leonardo
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.50%) TCP/IP
1 13 (3.50%) VPN
2 9 (2.43%) Firewall
3 8 (2.16%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.62%) MVNO
5 5 (1.35%) Intranet
6 3 (0.81%) RFID
7 2 (0.54%) Extranet
7 2 (0.54%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
2 25 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (4.58%) SAP HANA
5 16 (4.31%) SAP BW
6 15 (4.04%) Power BI
7 12 (3.23%) Big Data
8 11 (2.96%) Data Lake
9 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.62%) OLAP
14 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.81%) OLTP
16 3 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.50%) JIRA
2 5 (1.35%) LSMW
3 2 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (0.54%) MorphX
3 2 (0.54%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 135 (36.39%) Finance
2 33 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.47%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.93%) General Ledger
5 21 (5.66%) Retail
6 17 (4.58%) Advertising
7 13 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.89%) German Language
9 5 (1.35%) Automotive
10 4 (1.08%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.54%) Banking
11 2 (0.54%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (20.22%) Analyst
2 69 (18.60%) Consultant
3 49 (13.21%) Architect
4 45 (12.13%) Project Manager
5 33 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
6 32 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 25 (6.74%) ERP Manager
9 19 (5.12%) Developer
10 18 (4.85%) Data Analyst
11 16 (4.31%) SAP Analyst
11 16 (4.31%) SAP Manager
12 15 (4.04%) ERP Consultant
13 13 (3.50%) Incident Manager
13 13 (3.50%) Major Incident Manager
14 11 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (2.70%) ERP Architect
15 10 (2.70%) Test Manager
16 9 (2.43%) ERP Analyst
16 9 (2.43%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (4.31%) SAP XI
3 8 (2.16%) .NET
3 8 (2.16%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (1.89%) IDoc
4 7 (1.89%) XML
5 6 (1.62%) EDI
5 6 (1.62%) Middleware
6 5 (1.35%) SAP Business Workflow
7 4 (1.08%) BAPI
7 4 (1.08%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.81%) cXML
8 3 (0.81%) LDAP
8 3 (0.81%) SAP ALE
8 3 (0.81%) SOAP
8 3 (0.81%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.54%) EDIFACT
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
10 1 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.27%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.43%) User Experience
5 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.08%) AS400
7 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.08%) Life Science
7 4 (1.08%) PACS
8 3 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.81%) Robotics
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.54%) Replication
9 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.09%) Windows
2 16 (4.31%) Linux
3 13 (3.50%) Unix
3 13 (3.50%) Windows 10
4 12 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.70%) CentOS
7 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.09%) CRM
2 52 (14.02%) Project Management
3 51 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (13.48%) Migration
5 46 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (10.78%) ITIL
7 37 (9.97%) Data Migration
8 33 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.89%) Change Management
9 23 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 22 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 22 (5.93%) PRINCE2
11 21 (5.66%) Accounts Receivable
11 21 (5.66%) Master Data Management
11 21 (5.66%) TOGAF
12 20 (5.39%) Accounts Payable
12 20 (5.39%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.85%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.85%) Data Mapping
13 18 (4.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.63%) SQL
2 15 (4.04%) ABAP
2 15 (4.04%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.43%) C#
4 9 (2.43%) Java
5 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.81%) VBA
7 2 (0.54%) C
7 2 (0.54%) X++
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.31%) CCA
4 13 (3.50%) Degree
5 12 (3.23%) PMP
6 10 (2.70%) ISEB
7 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.81%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.54%) ACCA
10 2 (0.54%) CIMA
10 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.27%) APMP
11 1 (0.27%) HNC
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) PMO
2 16 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (3.50%) QA
4 12 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 11 (2.96%) SLA
6 8 (2.16%) GDPR
7 4 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (1.08%) IFRS
8 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.54%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.27%) GAMP
9 1 (0.27%) GxP
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.50%) NFS
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.70%) Puppet
2 9 (2.43%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.81%) MOM
3 3 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.81%) WMI
4 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (49.60%) SAP
2 103 (27.76%) Oracle
3 48 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.66%) JD Edwards
5 19 (5.12%) webMethods
6 15 (4.04%) Ariba
7 11 (2.96%) Dell
7 11 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.70%) HP
8 10 (2.70%) Sitecore
9 9 (2.43%) Workday
10 8 (2.16%) ForgeRock
11 7 (1.89%) Sage
12 6 (1.62%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.62%) IFS
12 6 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.62%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.35%) CODA
13 5 (1.35%) Concur
13 5 (1.35%) PeopleSoft