Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 102 118
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +11
Contract jobs citing ERP 376 370 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.25% 2.24% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.72% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 236 197
South East median daily rate £455 £450 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +3.27% +5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £275 £275
90th Percentile £604 £600 £613
England median daily rate £460 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.13 £36.25 £11.60
90th Percentile £27.69 £38.75 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £31.19 £33.07
% change year-on-year -35.07% -5.69% +46.98%

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 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -4 156 £475 +5.56% 35
Surrey -8 100 £450 -14.29% 5
Berkshire +5 81 £475 +8.57% 20
Buckinghamshire -17 45 £475 +5.56% 5
Hampshire +10 39 £428 +18.75% 9
West Sussex -12 38 £475 +31.03%
Oxfordshire +7 30 £375 -16.67% 10
East Sussex +2 12 £438 +130.26% 2
Middlesex +7 9 £500 +66.67% 1
Sussex -2 2 - -
Kent -17 2 £450 +136.84% 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 143 (38.03%) Finance
2 129 (34.31%) SAP
3 114 (30.32%) Oracle
4 68 (18.09%) CRM
5 60 (15.96%) Project Management
6 51 (13.56%) Microsoft
6 51 (13.56%) SQL
7 50 (13.30%) Migration
8 49 (13.03%) Workday
9 44 (11.70%) Data Migration
10 39 (10.37%) SAP ERP
11 38 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (10.11%) Oracle ERP
12 37 (9.84%) Security Cleared
13 35 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 34 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (7.71%) SC Cleared
17 27 (7.18%) JD Edwards
18 25 (6.65%) Enterprise Architecture
19 24 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
19 24 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (6.12%) SOAP
21 22 (5.85%) Data Analysis
21 22 (5.85%) IT Strategy
22 21 (5.59%) Logistics
22 21 (5.59%) Degree
22 21 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (5.59%) Salesforce.com

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 8 (2.13%) NetWeaver
1 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.86%) SAP Portal
3 4 (1.06%) Mule
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (10.37%) SAP ERP
2 38 (10.11%) Oracle ERP
3 24 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (4.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (4.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (4.52%) Primavera
6 13 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (3.19%) NetSuite
7 12 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (2.39%) Lawson
8 9 (2.39%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (2.13%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle TCA
10 7 (1.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (1.60%) Oracle FAH
11 6 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.99%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (3.72%) SaaS
4 7 (1.86%) FinancialForce
5 5 (1.33%) Office 365
6 4 (1.06%) Taleo
7 3 (0.80%) IaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.27%) Boomi
8 1 (0.27%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) AMQP
2 4 (1.06%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 3 (0.80%) LAN
3 3 (0.80%) WAN
4 2 (0.53%) Extranet
4 2 (0.53%) MVNO
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.80%) Power BI
7 3 (0.80%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.53%) Big Data
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (3.19%) LSMW
2 9 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.13%) Subversion
4 5 (1.33%) JIRA
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.27%) Grunt
7 1 (0.27%) gulp
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 143 (38.03%) Finance
2 20 (5.32%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.79%) Marketing
4 16 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.99%) Advertising
6 13 (3.46%) Banking
7 11 (2.93%) General Ledger
8 10 (2.66%) Billing
9 7 (1.86%) Military
9 7 (1.86%) Retail
10 6 (1.60%) Electronics
10 6 (1.60%) Legal
11 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.06%) Publishing
13 3 (0.80%) Back Office
14 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 105 (27.93%) Analyst
2 76 (20.21%) Consultant
3 53 (14.10%) Business Analyst
4 52 (13.83%) Architect
5 45 (11.97%) Project Manager
6 34 (9.04%) ERP Analyst
7 29 (7.71%) SAP Architect
8 27 (7.18%) Developer
9 24 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
10 22 (5.85%) ERP Manager
11 21 (5.59%) ERP Business Analyst
11 21 (5.59%) Financial Analyst
12 18 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.52%) Oracle Analyst
14 16 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
15 15 (3.99%) SAP Manager
16 14 (3.72%) Functional Consultant
16 14 (3.72%) Integration Developer
16 14 (3.72%) Process Analyst
16 14 (3.72%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.12%) SOAP
2 16 (4.26%) XML
3 15 (3.99%) Apache Camel
3 15 (3.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (3.19%) Web Services
5 11 (2.93%) REST
6 10 (2.66%) RESTful
7 9 (2.39%) Middleware
7 9 (2.39%) SAP PI
8 6 (1.60%) WSDL
9 5 (1.33%) HTML
9 5 (1.33%) HTML5
10 4 (1.06%) BAPI
10 4 (1.06%) Java EE
10 4 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
10 4 (1.06%) Spring
10 4 (1.06%) Spring MVC
11 3 (0.80%) .NET
11 3 (0.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.93%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.93%) Virtual Team
3 10 (2.66%) User Experience
4 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.33%) PMI
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.06%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.80%) Social Media
8 3 (0.80%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.27%) iSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.06%) Linux
1 4 (1.06%) Windows
2 2 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (18.09%) CRM
2 60 (15.96%) Project Management
3 50 (13.30%) Migration
4 44 (11.70%) Data Migration
5 38 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (6.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (5.85%) Data Analysis
10 22 (5.85%) IT Strategy
11 21 (5.59%) Logistics
12 20 (5.32%) Business Process Analysis
13 19 (5.05%) Validation
14 18 (4.79%) Change Management
15 16 (4.26%) ETL
15 16 (4.26%) Programme Management
15 16 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (3.99%) Business Analysis
16 15 (3.99%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.56%) SQL
2 19 (5.05%) Java
3 15 (3.99%) C#
4 9 (2.39%) ABAP
5 5 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.80%) C
6 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.80%) VB
7 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.53%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.59%) Degree
4 7 (1.86%) ISEB
5 5 (1.33%) ACCA
5 5 (1.33%) CIMA
5 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.80%) APMP
8 2 (0.53%) AAT
8 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.53%) CSQA
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.93%) PMO
1 11 (2.93%) QA
2 10 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.80%) GAAP
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) P3O
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 129 (34.31%) SAP
2 114 (30.32%) Oracle
3 51 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 49 (13.03%) Workday
5 27 (7.18%) JD Edwards
6 21 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.19%) Sage
8 11 (2.93%) Kronos
9 10 (2.66%) Wallstreet Suite
10 8 (2.13%) Adobe
10 8 (2.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 7 (1.86%) Epicor
12 5 (1.33%) HP
13 3 (0.80%) Cognos
13 3 (0.80%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.80%) Infor
14 2 (0.53%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.53%) Google
14 2 (0.53%) Motorola
14 2 (0.53%) Pegasus