Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 91 124
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 +15
Contract jobs citing ERP 355 356 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 2.33% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.80% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 212 200
South East median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £315 £305 £288
90th Percentile £700 £600 £557
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £30.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.69% +103.33% +50.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +13.82% +29.47% -48.37%

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 14,142 12,737 14,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.22% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,343 7,399 9,177
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 499 558
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.60 £11.62
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.75 £52.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -40 129 £525 +23.53% 53
Surrey +12 95 £498 -5.13% 9
Berkshire -25 92 £500 +17.65% 43
Hampshire -9 51 £450 - 21
West Sussex +1 44 £475 +16.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 20 £500 +13.64% 3
Oxfordshire -12 16 £550 +22.22% 7
Kent +9 9 £350 -37.78% 3
Middlesex -6 7 £331 -9.56%
East Sussex +2 3 - - 4
Sussex -5 1 £538 +31.90%
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 145 (40.85%) Finance
2 119 (33.52%) SAP
3 91 (25.63%) Oracle
4 56 (15.77%) SAP ERP
5 54 (15.21%) Telecoms
6 53 (14.93%) CRM
7 51 (14.37%) SQL
8 46 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
9 45 (12.68%) Project Management
10 43 (12.11%) Microsoft
11 42 (11.83%) Migration
12 39 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (8.45%) Change Management
13 30 (8.45%) Security Cleared
14 29 (8.17%) Oracle ERP
15 28 (7.89%) Manufacturing
15 28 (7.89%) SharePoint
15 28 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
15 28 (7.89%) Data Migration
15 28 (7.89%) Master Data Management
16 27 (7.61%) Accounts Payable
16 27 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
17 26 (7.32%) Revenue Management
17 26 (7.32%) General Ledger
17 26 (7.32%) Accounts Receivable
18 25 (7.04%) SAP PSCD
18 25 (7.04%) SQL Server
19 24 (6.76%) SC Cleared

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 28 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (2.54%) Apache
3 9 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle BPEL
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.85%) Mule
7 2 (0.56%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) MTS
8 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.28%) Totara
Applications
1 46 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) CATIA
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (15.77%) SAP ERP
2 29 (8.17%) Oracle ERP
3 25 (7.04%) SAP PSCD
4 19 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (2.82%) NetSuite
8 10 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (2.54%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (1.97%) SAP CRM
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (1.69%) SAP FI
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
14 4 (1.13%) Oracle HRMS
14 4 (1.13%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.23%) SaaS
3 9 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (2.54%) Office 365
3 9 (2.54%) PaaS
4 5 (1.41%) IaaS
5 4 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.28%) Boomi
8 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) RFID
4 2 (0.56%) Intranet
4 2 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) Extranet
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.76%) SAP Data Services
4 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.10%) Power BI
6 10 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.54%) Big Data
8 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.69%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (1.41%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.13%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.13%) GIS
10 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.13%) MySQL
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.41%) JDeveloper
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (40.85%) Finance
2 54 (15.21%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 26 (7.32%) General Ledger
5 19 (5.35%) Retail
6 11 (3.10%) Advertising
7 8 (2.25%) Billing
8 7 (1.97%) German Language
8 7 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.69%) Back Office
9 6 (1.69%) Legal
10 5 (1.41%) Military
11 4 (1.13%) Automotive
11 4 (1.13%) French Language
11 4 (1.13%) Local Government
11 4 (1.13%) Marketing
12 3 (0.85%) Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Electronics
13 2 (0.56%) Czech Language
13 2 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (21.13%) Consultant
2 67 (18.87%) Analyst
3 41 (11.55%) Business Analyst
4 40 (11.27%) Architect
4 40 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 37 (10.42%) SAP Consultant
6 26 (7.32%) ERP Manager
7 23 (6.48%) Developer
8 22 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (3.66%) Workday Consultant
11 12 (3.38%) Administrator
11 12 (3.38%) ERP Project Manager
12 11 (3.10%) ERP Analyst
12 11 (3.10%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.82%) IT Manager
13 10 (2.82%) SAP Manager
13 10 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.25%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 23 (6.48%) SAP XI
3 12 (3.38%) XML
4 9 (2.54%) WSDL
5 8 (2.25%) REST
5 8 (2.25%) SOAP
6 7 (1.97%) Middleware
6 7 (1.97%) Web Services
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Camel
7 3 (0.85%) EDI
7 3 (0.85%) Java EE
7 3 (0.85%) LAMP
7 3 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.85%) MDX
7 3 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.85%) Spring
7 3 (0.85%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.56%) JSON
8 2 (0.56%) Node.js
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.94%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.10%) User Experience
5 10 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.13%) Life Science
8 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.28%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.28%) Robotics
11 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.38%) Windows
2 9 (2.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.69%) Linux
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.93%) CRM
2 45 (12.68%) Project Management
3 42 (11.83%) Migration
4 39 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (8.45%) Change Management
6 28 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 28 (7.89%) Master Data Management
7 27 (7.61%) Accounts Payable
7 27 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (7.32%) Accounts Receivable
8 26 (7.32%) Revenue Management
9 24 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 23 (6.48%) Coaching
11 22 (6.20%) ITIL
12 20 (5.63%) Data Analysis
12 20 (5.63%) Programme Management
13 19 (5.35%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (4.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.37%) SQL
2 9 (2.54%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.25%) Java
4 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.13%) ABAP
6 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.85%) C
7 3 (0.85%) C#
7 3 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) Tcl
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.48%) Degree
4 22 (6.20%) CCA
5 11 (3.10%) PMP
6 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.69%) ISEB
7 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.28%) AAT
9 1 (0.28%) ACCA
9 1 (0.28%) CIMA
9 1 (0.28%) IIBA
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.07%) PMO
2 11 (3.10%) GDPR
3 5 (1.41%) QA
3 5 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.13%) SLA
5 3 (0.85%) IFRS
5 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) GAAP
7 1 (0.28%) GAMP
7 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) HP ALM
1 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.56%) WMI
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (33.52%) SAP
2 91 (25.63%) Oracle
3 43 (12.11%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.48%) Workday
5 22 (6.20%) webMethods
6 13 (3.66%) IFS
7 11 (3.10%) Kronos
8 10 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.25%) Sage
10 7 (1.97%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.69%) Progress
11 6 (1.69%) Xerox
12 5 (1.41%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.41%) Pegasus
13 4 (1.13%) Capita
13 4 (1.13%) Epicor
13 4 (1.13%) HP
13 4 (1.13%) VMware
14 3 (0.85%) Ariba
14 3 (0.85%) Citrix