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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 114 135
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21  
Contract jobs citing ERP 159 167 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 1.80% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.21% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 95 81
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +34.04% -34.72%  

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 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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
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 28 March 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 +22 49 £400 -11.11% 9
Hampshire +6 27 £450 +22.44% 18
Surrey +24 21 £519 +38.33% 6
West Sussex -6 13 £325 -33.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 13 £440 -2.22% 4
Middlesex +9 8 £300 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -4 6 £463 +32.14% 3
Kent +12 4 £600 +106.89% 2
Home Counties -5 2 £550 -56.00%
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 123 (37.85%) SAP
2 120 (36.92%) Finance
3 100 (30.77%) Oracle
4 77 (23.69%) Migration
5 66 (20.31%) CRM
6 60 (18.46%) Data Migration
7 55 (16.92%) SQL
8 49 (15.08%) Microsoft
9 48 (14.77%) Oracle ERP
10 47 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (13.23%) SQL Server
12 36 (11.08%) Security Cleared
13 33 (10.15%) MS Excel
14 31 (9.54%) Project Management
14 31 (9.54%) SAP ERP
15 30 (9.23%) SC Cleared
15 30 (9.23%) ETL
16 27 (8.31%) Telecoms
16 27 (8.31%) Business Analysis
16 27 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (7.08%) SharePoint
19 23 (7.08%) MS Office
20 22 (6.77%) Data Management
21 21 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM
21 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (6.46%) ITIL
21 21 (6.46%) Manufacturing
21 21 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical

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 12 (3.69%) NetWeaver
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.23%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.31%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) Mule
6 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.08%) MS Office
3 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 48 (14.77%) Oracle ERP
2 31 (9.54%) SAP ERP
3 21 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (5.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (4.92%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (4.62%) SAP PSCD
7 14 (4.31%) NetSuite
8 13 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (2.46%) Oracle TCA
10 8 (2.46%) SAP HR
11 7 (2.15%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
13 5 (1.54%) SAP MDM
13 5 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
14 4 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.15%) PaaS
3 18 (5.54%) IaaS
4 14 (4.31%) SaaS
5 11 (3.38%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.23%) CallidusCloud
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.31%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) LDAP
2 3 (0.92%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) LAN
3 2 (0.62%) Skype
3 2 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) DMZ
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.54%) SAP Data Services
3 18 (5.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.23%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (5.23%) SAP BW
5 15 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.85%) MS Access
9 6 (1.85%) MySQL
9 6 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.85%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.54%) Power BI
11 4 (1.23%) QlikView
11 4 (1.23%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.23%) Toad
3 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.62%) LSMW
4 2 (0.62%) ProC
4 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 120 (36.92%) Finance
2 27 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.46%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (6.15%) General Ledger
5 14 (4.31%) Retail
6 11 (3.38%) Advertising
7 10 (3.08%) Marketing
8 8 (2.46%) Back Office
9 6 (1.85%) Billing
10 2 (0.62%) Banking
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (26.77%) Analyst
2 83 (25.54%) Consultant
3 40 (12.31%) Business Analyst
4 32 (9.85%) Project Manager
5 31 (9.54%) ERP Manager
5 31 (9.54%) SAP Consultant
6 22 (6.77%) Architect
7 19 (5.85%) Data Analyst
7 19 (5.85%) Developer
8 18 (5.54%) Oracle Consultant
9 15 (4.62%) Financial Analyst
10 14 (4.31%) ERP Analyst
10 14 (4.31%) ERP Project Manager
10 14 (4.31%) SAP Manager
11 13 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
12 12 (3.69%) Oracle Analyst
12 12 (3.69%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.38%) ERP Consultant
13 11 (3.38%) Functional Consultant
13 11 (3.38%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.62%) SAP XI
2 14 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (3.38%) Web Services
3 11 (3.38%) XML
4 10 (3.08%) .NET
5 8 (2.46%) Web Dynpro
6 7 (2.15%) SAPUI5
7 6 (1.85%) REST
7 6 (1.85%) WCF
8 5 (1.54%) SAP PI
8 5 (1.54%) SOAP
9 4 (1.23%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.92%) HTML
10 3 (0.92%) Velocity
11 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.62%) EDI
11 2 (0.62%) J2EE
11 2 (0.62%) Middleware
11 2 (0.62%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.46%) Learning Management System
2 8 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.23%) Frameworx
4 4 (1.23%) Taxonomies
5 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.92%) e-Learning
5 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.92%) FMCG
5 3 (0.92%) PMI
5 3 (0.92%) User Experience
6 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.31%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.77%) Unix
2 7 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.69%) Migration
2 66 (20.31%) CRM
3 60 (18.46%) Data Migration
4 47 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (9.54%) Project Management
6 30 (9.23%) ETL
7 27 (8.31%) Business Analysis
8 24 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (6.77%) Data Management
10 21 (6.46%) ITIL
11 19 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (5.85%) Master Data Management
11 19 (5.85%) Test Management
12 17 (5.23%) Data Analysis
12 17 (5.23%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.92%) Data Extraction
14 15 (4.62%) Revenue Management
15 13 (4.00%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.92%) SQL
2 16 (4.92%) Java
3 8 (2.46%) ABAP
3 8 (2.46%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.23%) VBA
5 3 (0.92%) C
5 3 (0.92%) C#
5 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.31%) COBOL
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.85%) Degree
4 15 (4.62%) CCA
5 10 (3.08%) ISEB
6 5 (1.54%) ACCA
6 5 (1.54%) CIMA
7 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.92%) AAT
8 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.92%) PMP
8 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.62%) APMP
9 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.62%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) IIBA
10 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.31%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.69%) GAMP
2 12 (3.69%) GxP
3 11 (3.38%) GMP
4 9 (2.77%) GCP
4 9 (2.77%) PMO
5 8 (2.46%) QA
6 6 (1.85%) SLA
7 3 (0.92%) GAAP
8 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.62%) MOM
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (37.85%) SAP
2 100 (30.77%) Oracle
3 49 (15.08%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.62%) webMethods
5 9 (2.77%) Infor
6 8 (2.46%) Capita
6 8 (2.46%) HP
6 8 (2.46%) Sage
6 8 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.15%) hybris
7 7 (2.15%) Workday
8 6 (1.85%) Callidus
8 6 (1.85%) IBM
9 4 (1.23%) Citrix
9 4 (1.23%) Concur
9 4 (1.23%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.23%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.23%) Tableau
10 3 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.92%) Talend
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