The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 73 96
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23  
Contract jobs citing ERP 46 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.69% 2.41% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.05% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 41
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2229 2361 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 78.91% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1557 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -3.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the South West

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the South West

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the South West

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol -4 21 £400 -11.11% 1
Wiltshire +8 10 £438 +9.37% 6
Gloucestershire +4 4 £456 +14.06% 7
Dorset -1 3 £480 +5.49% 1
Devon -11 3 £294 -21.66% 3
Somerset - 1 £255 - 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) SAP
3 22 (23.40%) SQL
4 18 (19.15%) Oracle
5 15 (15.96%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (12.77%) Epicor
6 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 9 (9.57%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (9.57%) Migration
8 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.57%) SAP ERP
9 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (7.45%) Billing
10 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (6.38%) Retail
11 6 (6.38%) General Ledger

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (9.57%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.26%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (4.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (2.13%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.06%) HFM
5 1 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.06%) Infor LN
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.13%) DHCP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) NAS
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) Essbase
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.06%) Power BI
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) LSMW
2 1 (1.06%) Selenium
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Billing
2 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) General Ledger
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Consultant
3 13 (13.83%) Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.57%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) ERP Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.32%) Architect
9 5 (5.32%) ERP Support
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Business Process Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) ERP Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Finance Manager
10 4 (4.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Spring
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.13%) NHS
2 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
1 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
1 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) Migration
4 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
5 6 (6.38%) Validation
6 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
6 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (4.26%) Biometrics
7 4 (4.26%) ETL
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.26%) Source to Pay
7 4 (4.26%) Test Management
7 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) ABAP
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.19%) IFRS
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) SAP
2 18 (19.15%) Oracle
3 12 (12.77%) Epicor
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
6 4 (4.26%) Pegasus
6 4 (4.26%) QAD
7 3 (3.19%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.13%) arcserve
8 2 (2.13%) Baan
8 2 (2.13%) BT
8 2 (2.13%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.13%) Workday
9 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.06%) IFS
9 1 (1.06%) Infor
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day +
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago