Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 95 116
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing ERP 77 115 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 2.02% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.52% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 82 91
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £262 £300 £275
90th Percentile £604 £581 £538
England median daily rate £460 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £48.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.29% +12.94% +88.89%
10th Percentile £13.30 £42.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £40.50 £50.16 £43.75
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4592 4562 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.95% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2899 3072 3531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 257
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Devon -11 18 £329 +7.43%
Wiltshire +4 17 £438 -31.37%
Gloucestershire +22 13 £438 +25.00% 3
Bristol -14 13 £400 -5.88% 5
Somerset -4 5 £431 +16.55% 2
Dorset -27 4 £550 +15.79% 8
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for ERP.

1 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.08%) SAP
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
5 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.88%) Degree
6 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) CRM
7 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle
8 10 (12.99%) Data Management
9 9 (11.69%) Migration
9 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
9 9 (11.69%) SDLC
9 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (10.39%) Middleware
11 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.09%) PMO
12 6 (7.79%) SAP PI
12 6 (7.79%) Mule
12 6 (7.79%) Marketing
12 6 (7.79%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.79%) Mule ESB
12 6 (7.79%) MuleSoft

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 6 (7.79%) Mule
1 6 (7.79%) Mule ESB
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (6.49%) SAP ERP
1 5 (6.49%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Lawson
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (1.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.30%) SAP GTS
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) FinancialForce
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.30%) SMS
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
1 1 (1.30%) VLAN
1 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) General Ledger
3 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Billing
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.60%) Automotive
6 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) ERP Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (7.79%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Cloud Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) ERP Architect
7 5 (6.49%) ERP Support
7 5 (6.49%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) J2EE
2 6 (7.79%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Project Management
4 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (12.99%) Data Management
6 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
6 9 (11.69%) Migration
6 9 (11.69%) SDLC
6 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning
10 4 (5.19%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.19%) Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (5.19%) Test Management
10 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.79%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) HND
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) IFRS
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) SAP
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) MuleSoft
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.49%) WSO2
6 3 (3.90%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) BT
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Infor
7 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Workday
8 1 (1.30%) CyberSource
8 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.30%) Jitterbit
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Sage