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 3 months to 24 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 108 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Contract jobs citing ERP 162 183 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 2.05% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.50% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 76
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £13.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -29.16%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +18 50 £383 -10.00% 12
Surrey +6 34 £570 +42.50% 6
West Sussex +29 21 £468 +146.05% 1
Hampshire +1 19 £475 +24.59% 6
Oxfordshire 0 9 £425 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -31 9 £425 +6.25%
Sussex - 6 £408 -
Kent -5 3 £525 +110.00% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £575 +53.33%
East Sussex -5 1 £450 +125.00% 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for ERP.

1 113 (34.77%) SAP
2 105 (32.31%) Finance
3 87 (26.77%) Oracle
4 49 (15.08%) CRM
5 48 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (14.46%) Migration
6 47 (14.46%) Project Management
7 46 (14.15%) Microsoft
8 41 (12.62%) Oracle ERP
9 40 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (11.69%) Data Migration
11 37 (11.38%) Business Analysis
12 33 (10.15%) SAP ERP
13 30 (9.23%) SQL
13 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (8.92%) SQL Server
15 28 (8.62%) Degree
16 26 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (7.08%) SharePoint
18 23 (7.08%) E-Commerce
18 23 (7.08%) Workday
19 21 (6.46%) Telecoms
19 21 (6.46%) Service Management
19 21 (6.46%) Logistics
20 20 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (6.15%) ETL
21 19 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
22 18 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
22 18 (5.54%) Change Management

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 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.54%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.23%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.92%) Apache
6 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (12.62%) Oracle ERP
2 33 (10.15%) SAP ERP
3 19 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (4.00%) SAP PSCD
6 11 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (2.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 9 (2.77%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (2.46%) Oracle FAH
8 8 (2.46%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.92%) Magento
12 3 (0.92%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.92%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.92%) PaaS
3 14 (4.31%) IaaS
3 14 (4.31%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.92%) Office 365
4 3 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.62%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.31%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.31%) G Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Taleo
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) LDAP
2 2 (0.62%) Firewall
2 2 (0.62%) Intranet
2 2 (0.62%) LAN
2 2 (0.62%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) IPsec
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.38%) SAP BW
5 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.54%) MySQL
8 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.92%) MS Access
10 3 (0.92%) Power BI
10 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.62%) Big Data
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.62%) QlikView
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.08%) JIRA
2 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Bower
3 2 (0.62%) Grunt
3 2 (0.62%) ProC
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) LSMW
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) MorphX
4 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 105 (32.31%) Finance
2 21 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.62%) Retail
4 14 (4.31%) General Ledger
5 11 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.08%) Advertising
6 10 (3.08%) Back Office
7 9 (2.77%) Marketing
7 9 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.15%) Banking
8 7 (2.15%) Billing
8 7 (2.15%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (28.92%) Analyst
2 70 (21.54%) Consultant
3 50 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 32 (9.85%) Project Manager
5 30 (9.23%) Architect
5 30 (9.23%) ERP Manager
6 20 (6.15%) Developer
7 19 (5.85%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (4.62%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (4.62%) SAP Manager
9 14 (4.31%) ERP Analyst
9 14 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
10 13 (4.00%) Programme Manager
10 13 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (3.69%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.69%) SAP Architect
11 12 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.38%) Business IT Analyst
12 11 (3.38%) IT Business Analyst
12 11 (3.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (3.08%) Web Services
3 9 (2.77%) .NET
3 9 (2.77%) SAP XI
4 8 (2.46%) XML
5 7 (2.15%) WCF
6 6 (1.85%) EDI
7 5 (1.54%) REST
7 5 (1.54%) SOAP
8 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.92%) jQuery
9 3 (0.92%) LAMP
9 3 (0.92%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.92%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (0.62%) CSS
10 2 (0.62%) J2EE
10 2 (0.62%) SAPUI5
10 2 (0.62%) Sass
11 1 (0.31%) SAML
11 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.15%) FMCG
5 5 (1.54%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.23%) Frameworx
7 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.92%) PMI
8 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Robotics
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.46%) Windows
2 6 (1.85%) Unix
3 3 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.08%) CRM
2 48 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (14.46%) Migration
3 47 (14.46%) Project Management
4 40 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (11.69%) Data Migration
6 37 (11.38%) Business Analysis
7 26 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (7.08%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.46%) Logistics
9 21 (6.46%) Service Management
10 20 (6.15%) ETL
11 18 (5.54%) Change Management
12 17 (5.23%) ITIL
12 17 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.92%) PRINCE2
14 15 (4.62%) Data Management
14 15 (4.62%) Test Management
15 14 (4.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.23%) SQL
2 7 (2.15%) Java
3 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.92%) ABAP
5 3 (0.92%) PHP
6 2 (0.62%) C#
6 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.62%) VBA
7 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (8.62%) Degree
2 17 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.38%) ISEB
5 9 (2.77%) CCA
6 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.23%) CSQA
7 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.23%) PMP
7 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.92%) ACCA
8 3 (0.92%) CIMA
9 2 (0.62%) APMP
9 2 (0.62%) CBAP
9 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.62%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.31%) AAT
10 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.08%) QA
2 9 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.15%) PMO
4 3 (0.92%) GAAP
4 3 (0.92%) GMP
5 2 (0.62%) GxP
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) GAMP
6 1 (0.31%) GCP
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.62%) MOM
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (34.77%) SAP
2 87 (26.77%) Oracle
3 46 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 23 (7.08%) Workday
5 17 (5.23%) JD Edwards
6 9 (2.77%) webMethods
7 8 (2.46%) hybris
8 7 (2.15%) Ariba
8 7 (2.15%) HP
9 6 (1.85%) Cognos
10 5 (1.54%) Epicor
11 4 (1.23%) Adobe
11 4 (1.23%) Citrix
11 4 (1.23%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.23%) IBM
11 4 (1.23%) Kronos
11 4 (1.23%) Sage
12 3 (0.92%) IFS
12 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.92%) Talend
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