Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 101 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 +26
Contract jobs citing ERP 381 379 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 2.30% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.72% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 246 226
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £313
90th Percentile £650 £600 £611
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
South East median hourly rate £69.00 £27.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.77% -26.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21.90 £15.03 £36.25
90th Percentile £82.55 £80.73 £65.75
England median hourly rate £36.50 £24.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +50.52% -40.85% +21.23%

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 13,900 13,933 12,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.84% 84.49% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,315 8,401 7,732
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 421 543
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.01% +6.76% -21.05%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £49.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +42 164 £500 +6.38% 54
Surrey -16 100 £498 +10.56% 16
Berkshire +26 97 £494 +5.05% 23
Hampshire -11 69 £450 +20.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +31 42 £375 -24.24% 18
West Sussex -15 37 £498 +4.74% 8
Oxfordshire +25 25 £550 +57.14% 13
Middlesex +9 5 £550 +46.67% 1
Kent +13 3 £228 -46.47% 13
East Sussex -19 1 £550 +29.41% 3
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (48.29%) SAP
2 121 (31.76%) Finance
3 97 (25.46%) Oracle
4 60 (15.75%) SQL
5 58 (15.22%) CRM
5 58 (15.22%) Security Cleared
6 57 (14.96%) Microsoft
7 53 (13.91%) Project Management
7 53 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (13.91%) Migration
8 52 (13.65%) SC Cleared
9 48 (12.60%) SAP ERP
10 46 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (10.24%) Data Migration
12 37 (9.71%) SaaS
12 37 (9.71%) SAP S/4HANA
13 34 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
14 33 (8.66%) PMO
15 32 (8.40%) ITIL
15 32 (8.40%) NetSuite
16 31 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (7.87%) Windows
18 26 (6.82%) Workday
19 25 (6.56%) Telecoms
20 23 (6.04%) JD Edwards
21 22 (5.77%) Business Analysis
21 22 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (5.77%) PRINCE2
22 21 (5.51%) E-Commerce
22 21 (5.51%) Dynamics AX

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 18 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.15%) Confluence
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.05%) Totara
5 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 2 (0.52%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.26%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 48 (12.60%) SAP ERP
2 37 (9.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 32 (8.40%) NetSuite
4 21 (5.51%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (3.67%) SAP MDG
6 13 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (2.62%) SAP MM
8 8 (2.10%) Sage X3
9 7 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (1.84%) SAP PSCD
10 6 (1.57%) SAP PP
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (1.05%) Infor SunSystems
12 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
13 3 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.71%) SaaS
2 22 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.94%) PaaS
4 14 (3.67%) IaaS
4 14 (3.67%) Office 365
5 12 (3.15%) Boomi
5 12 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.79%) Serverless
10 2 (0.52%) SAP Leonardo
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.89%) Firewall
1 11 (2.89%) TCP/IP
1 11 (2.89%) VPN
2 9 (2.36%) MVNO
2 9 (2.36%) NetScaler
3 4 (1.05%) Intranet
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.72%) SQL Server
1 18 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.10%) Power BI
5 7 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.84%) MySQL
5 7 (1.84%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.57%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.57%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.31%) OLAP
7 5 (1.31%) OLTP
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.79%) QlikView
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (4.99%) JIRA
2 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.31%) Subversion
3 4 (1.05%) LSMW
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.52%) Grunt
5 2 (0.52%) gulp
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.52%) MorphX
5 2 (0.52%) webpack
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 121 (31.76%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.94%) Advertising
5 14 (3.67%) Retail
6 13 (3.41%) General Ledger
7 10 (2.62%) German Language
7 10 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.31%) Law
8 5 (1.31%) Marketing
9 4 (1.05%) Legal
10 3 (0.79%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Romanian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (22.05%) Analyst
2 74 (19.42%) Consultant
3 61 (16.01%) Project Manager
4 42 (11.02%) Architect
5 37 (9.71%) Business Analyst
6 36 (9.45%) SAP Consultant
7 32 (8.40%) Developer
8 24 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (6.04%) SAP Manager
10 17 (4.46%) Data Analyst
10 17 (4.46%) Designer
10 17 (4.46%) ERP Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) SAP Project Manager
11 15 (3.94%) Solutions Designer
12 14 (3.67%) Functional Consultant
13 13 (3.41%) ERP Business Analyst
13 13 (3.41%) ERP Manager
14 12 (3.15%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (3.15%) SAP Analyst
15 11 (2.89%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.62%) .NET
1 10 (2.62%) IDoc
2 9 (2.36%) EDI
3 8 (2.10%) Middleware
4 7 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.84%) SAP XI
4 7 (1.84%) XML
5 6 (1.57%) RESTful
5 6 (1.57%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.31%) .NET Core
6 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (1.31%) Kafka
6 5 (1.31%) SAP Business Workflow
6 5 (1.31%) SOAP
7 4 (1.05%) CSS
7 4 (1.05%) LDAP
7 4 (1.05%) SAP ALE
7 4 (1.05%) Web Services
7 4 (1.05%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.41%) User Experience
4 7 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.05%) PACS
8 2 (0.52%) Robotics
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) Fintech
9 1 (0.26%) FMCG
9 1 (0.26%) Life Science
9 1 (0.26%) PMI
9 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.87%) Windows
2 15 (3.94%) Linux
3 14 (3.67%) Windows 10
4 13 (3.41%) Unix
4 13 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.62%) CentOS
7 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.22%) CRM
2 53 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (13.91%) Migration
2 53 (13.91%) Project Management
3 46 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.24%) Data Migration
5 32 (8.40%) ITIL
6 31 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (5.77%) Business Analysis
7 22 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 21 (5.51%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (5.25%) Scenario Testing
9 20 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (4.46%) Logistics
11 16 (4.20%) Data Modelling
11 16 (4.20%) TOGAF
11 16 (4.20%) Workflow
12 15 (3.94%) Change Management
12 15 (3.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.75%) SQL
2 15 (3.94%) ABAP
3 13 (3.41%) Java
4 12 (3.15%) C#
4 12 (3.15%) Shell Script
4 12 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.57%) VB
7 5 (1.31%) Java 8
8 3 (0.79%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.79%) VBA
8 3 (0.79%) X++
9 2 (0.52%) C
9 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.65%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.25%) Degree
4 15 (3.94%) ISEB
5 7 (1.84%) CCA
6 5 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.31%) PMP
6 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.79%) ACCA
8 3 (0.79%) CIMA
8 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
10 1 (0.26%) HNC
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.66%) PMO
2 14 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.67%) SLA
3 12 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.62%) QA
5 4 (1.05%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.79%) GxP
7 2 (0.52%) GDPR
7 2 (0.52%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) IFRS
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.89%) NFS
3 6 (1.57%) Docker
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.62%) Puppet
2 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.05%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.05%) MOM
3 4 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (48.29%) SAP
2 97 (25.46%) Oracle
3 57 (14.96%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.82%) Workday
5 23 (6.04%) JD Edwards
6 15 (3.94%) Ariba
7 14 (3.67%) Sage
8 12 (3.15%) Dell
8 12 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.89%) hybris
9 11 (2.89%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.62%) webMethods
11 9 (2.36%) ForgeRock
11 9 (2.36%) Sitecore
12 8 (2.10%) Epicor
13 6 (1.57%) HP
13 6 (1.57%) IFS
14 5 (1.31%) Baan
14 5 (1.31%) Kronos
15 4 (1.05%) CODA