Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 107 117
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing ERP 347 328 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.10% 2.13% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.60% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 184 194
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £289 £313 £279
90th Percentile £625 £585 £589
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 19
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.28% +36.36% +150.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +108.33%

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 13,757 12,632 14,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.24% 81.88% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,262 7,483 8,985
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £254
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 516 618
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.62
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.58
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -46 123 £488 +8.33% 72
Surrey +13 95 £450 -14.29% 22
Berkshire -33 66 £463 +5.71% 49
Hampshire +15 55 £418 -7.22% 33
West Sussex -1 38 £475 +22.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 31 £495 +13.14% 12
Oxfordshire -6 26 £525 +16.67% 11
East Sussex +3 9 £425 - 1
Middlesex +2 7 £313 +4.17% 1
Kent -14 2 £425 -10.53% 7
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 137 (39.48%) Finance
2 122 (35.16%) SAP
3 96 (27.67%) Oracle
4 58 (16.71%) SQL
5 55 (15.85%) CRM
6 49 (14.12%) SAP ERP
7 42 (12.10%) Telecoms
8 41 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
8 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
9 40 (11.53%) Project Management
10 39 (11.24%) Workday
11 36 (10.37%) Migration
11 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (8.65%) Data Migration
13 29 (8.36%) Oracle ERP
13 29 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.78%) Data Analysis
16 22 (6.34%) Security Cleared
16 22 (6.34%) Management Information System
17 21 (6.05%) Change Management
17 21 (6.05%) Manufacturing
17 21 (6.05%) Programme Management
17 21 (6.05%) SQL Server
17 21 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (6.05%) SC Cleared
17 21 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (6.05%) Degree

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 17 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.02%) Apache
3 7 (2.02%) Mule
3 7 (2.02%) SAP Portal
4 5 (1.44%) NetWeaver
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) Totara
Applications
1 41 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 49 (14.12%) SAP ERP
2 29 (8.36%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (4.32%) SAP PSCD
5 9 (2.59%) Lawson
5 9 (2.59%) NetSuite
6 8 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (1.73%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (1.73%) Primavera
8 6 (1.73%) SAP MDG
8 6 (1.73%) SAP MM
8 6 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (1.44%) SAP SD
9 5 (1.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (2.88%) Office 365
4 8 (2.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.15%) FinancialForce
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
5 4 (1.15%) PaaS
5 4 (1.15%) Taleo
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.58%) Boomi
6 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (1.73%) Internet
3 5 (1.44%) AMQP
4 2 (0.58%) Intranet
4 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.29%) SMS
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
1 21 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.19%) SAP Data Services
3 9 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.15%) Big Data
5 4 (1.15%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.86%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.46%) LSMW
2 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.44%) JIRA
3 5 (1.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.29%) Grunt
5 1 (0.29%) gulp
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (39.48%) Finance
2 42 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.05%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.61%) General Ledger
5 15 (4.32%) Advertising
6 14 (4.03%) Marketing
7 10 (2.88%) Banking
7 10 (2.88%) Billing
8 8 (2.31%) Electronics
8 8 (2.31%) Legal
9 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.44%) Military
11 3 (0.86%) Back Office
12 2 (0.58%) Czech Language
12 2 (0.58%) French Language
12 2 (0.58%) German Language
12 2 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.58%) Retail
13 1 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (24.78%) Analyst
2 78 (22.48%) Consultant
3 44 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 38 (10.95%) Architect
5 35 (10.09%) Project Manager
6 34 (9.80%) SAP Consultant
7 29 (8.36%) Developer
8 25 (7.20%) ERP Analyst
9 20 (5.76%) ERP Manager
9 20 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.76%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (4.61%) Integration Developer
10 16 (4.61%) Workday Consultant
11 15 (4.32%) SAP Architect
12 14 (4.03%) Administrator
12 14 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
13 13 (3.75%) ERP Business Analyst
13 13 (3.75%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.46%) ERP Project Manager
14 12 (3.46%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.90%) SOAP
1 17 (4.90%) XML
2 15 (4.32%) Apache Camel
3 14 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (2.88%) SAP XI
5 10 (2.88%) Web Services
5 10 (2.88%) WSDL
6 9 (2.59%) REST
7 8 (2.31%) Middleware
8 7 (2.02%) Java EE
8 7 (2.02%) RESTful
8 7 (2.02%) Spring
8 7 (2.02%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.73%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.15%) .NET
10 4 (1.15%) BAPI
10 4 (1.15%) EDI
10 4 (1.15%) HTML
10 4 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.03%) User Experience
3 14 (4.03%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.31%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.15%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.15%) PMI
7 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.29%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.75%) Windows
2 9 (2.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.86%) Linux
4 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.85%) CRM
2 40 (11.53%) Project Management
3 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.37%) Migration
4 30 (8.65%) Data Migration
4 30 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (7.78%) Data Analysis
7 21 (6.05%) Change Management
7 21 (6.05%) Programme Management
8 20 (5.76%) Data Management
8 20 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 20 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (5.19%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (4.90%) Business Analysis
10 17 (4.90%) Data Mapping
11 16 (4.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (4.61%) Revenue Management
12 15 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.71%) SQL
2 19 (5.48%) Java
3 9 (2.59%) ABAP
4 7 (2.02%) C#
5 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.58%) VBA
9 1 (0.29%) C
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.05%) Degree
2 21 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) CCA
4 6 (1.73%) ISEB
4 6 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.44%) PMP
5 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.86%) APMP
6 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) AAT
8 1 (0.29%) ACCA
8 1 (0.29%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) IIBA
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.32%) PMO
2 5 (1.44%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.29%) P3O
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (35.16%) SAP
2 96 (27.67%) Oracle
3 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 39 (11.24%) Workday
5 21 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.03%) JD Edwards
7 13 (3.75%) Kronos
7 13 (3.75%) Sage
8 10 (2.88%) IFS
8 10 (2.88%) webMethods
9 7 (2.02%) Pegasus
10 6 (1.73%) HP
11 5 (1.44%) Adobe
11 5 (1.44%) Epicor
11 5 (1.44%) Progress
11 5 (1.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 5 (1.44%) Wallstreet Suite
11 5 (1.44%) Xerox
12 4 (1.15%) Citrix
12 4 (1.15%) VMware