The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 May 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)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 113 130
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Contract jobs citing ERP 1013 1135 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.26% 2.11% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.53% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 751 587
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.87% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 15
Median hourly rate £22.74 £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -34.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £46.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £29.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -24.78% -18.75%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37754 44777 45195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.38% 83.38% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24632 29688 28561
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1077 1327
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP over the 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP over the 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +10 933 £450 +8.43% 346
London +12 342 £475 +5.55% 115
South East +28 177 £450 +12.50% 55
East Midlands -2 104 £438 +9.37% 17
East of England -10 69 £450 +5.88% 20
Derbyshire +14 59 £475 +18.75% 5
North West -26 58 £350 -12.50% 45
West Midlands +19 56 £425 +21.42% 36
Derby +9 54 £475 - 5
Berkshire +30 53 £364 -21.35% 10
City of London -16 49 £425 +6.25% 14
South West -4 46 £425 - 18
Scotland +57 42 £638 +59.17% 6
Surrey +26 42 £538 +36.50% 12
Manchester -19 33 £350 -12.50% 29
Yorkshire -26 29 £406 +8.33% 26
Edinburgh +29 26 £650 +52.94% 1
Bristol +12 25 £413 -13.15% 5
West Sussex +39 24 £421 -21.80% 1
Birmingham +24 22 £425 +11.47% 8
Hampshire +5 22 £425 +17.24% 17
Cambridgeshire 0 21 £413 -8.33% 5
Northamptonshire -6 20 £425 +6.25% 4
Cambridge +11 19 £356 -21.05% 3
Hertfordshire -13 19 £400 -5.88% 6
Maidenhead +12 17 £300 -
Essex -5 14 £500 +40.84% 4
West Yorkshire -13 13 £400 - 15
Bracknell +21 11 £340 -24.44% 2
Watford +5 11 £525 +35.48%

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for ERP.

1 724 (36.24%) SAP
2 709 (35.49%) Finance
3 537 (26.88%) Oracle
4 341 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 305 (15.27%) Project Management
6 279 (13.96%) Migration
7 262 (13.11%) CRM
8 239 (11.96%) Dynamics AX
9 232 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 211 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
11 208 (10.41%) Data Migration
12 206 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
13 199 (9.96%) SQL
14 189 (9.46%) SAP ERP
15 173 (8.66%) Retail
15 173 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
16 164 (8.21%) Change Management
17 162 (8.11%) Manufacturing
18 152 (7.61%) SQL Server
19 136 (6.81%) Oracle ERP
20 132 (6.61%) Security Cleared
21 131 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
22 125 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
23 123 (6.16%) Logistics
23 123 (6.16%) Degree
24 116 (5.81%) Business Analysis
25 113 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
26 103 (5.16%) PRINCE2
27 102 (5.11%) JD Edwards
28 99 (4.95%) SharePoint

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 99 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (1.60%) IIS
4 31 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (1.25%) Confluence
6 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.60%) CMS
9 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.35%) Apache
10 7 (0.35%) NetWeaver
10 7 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 7 (0.35%) Predix
11 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.25%) Drupal
12 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.20%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Windchill
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 239 (11.96%) Dynamics AX
2 189 (9.46%) SAP ERP
3 136 (6.81%) Oracle ERP
4 113 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 96 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
6 90 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 65 (3.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 58 (2.90%) NetSuite
9 51 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
10 38 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
11 36 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
12 29 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
13 26 (1.30%) SAP CRM
14 25 (1.25%) SAP FI
15 24 (1.20%) SAP SD
16 22 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
17 21 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 21 (1.05%) SAP CO
17 21 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
18 20 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (2.80%) PaaS
3 54 (2.70%) IaaS
4 46 (2.30%) SaaS
5 40 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
6 31 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
7 21 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (0.85%) Office 365
9 7 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (0.30%) Taleo
11 5 (0.25%) BrowserStack
11 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.20%) Boomi
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.15%) GitHub
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.70%) Firewall
2 13 (0.65%) Intranet
3 11 (0.55%) Internet
4 10 (0.50%) LAN
4 10 (0.50%) LDAP
5 9 (0.45%) DNS
5 9 (0.45%) VPN
6 8 (0.40%) FTP
6 8 (0.40%) WAN
7 6 (0.30%) Network Security
7 6 (0.30%) SSL
7 6 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.25%) DHCP
9 4 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.20%) DMZ
9 4 (0.20%) IPsec
9 4 (0.20%) NAS
9 4 (0.20%) SAN
9 4 (0.20%) Skype
10 3 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (2.40%) SAP BW
6 47 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 37 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 35 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 35 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.25%) SAP HANA
11 23 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
14 20 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
15 18 (0.90%) QlikView
16 17 (0.85%) Endeca
17 15 (0.75%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (3.35%) JIRA
2 40 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.30%) Selenium
5 17 (0.85%) Gradle
5 17 (0.85%) JUnit
5 17 (0.85%) Mockito
5 17 (0.85%) Spock
6 10 (0.50%) LSMW
6 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.45%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.25%) RSpec
10 4 (0.20%) Bower
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.15%) Subversion
11 3 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 709 (35.49%) Finance
2 173 (8.66%) Retail
3 162 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 72 (3.60%) Advertising
5 51 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 48 (2.40%) General Ledger
7 47 (2.35%) Marketing
8 45 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.80%) Back Office
9 36 (1.80%) Billing
10 29 (1.45%) Legal
11 27 (1.35%) Local Government
12 20 (1.00%) Automotive
13 19 (0.95%) Banking
14 13 (0.65%) French Language
15 11 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.55%) German Language
15 11 (0.55%) Publishing
16 8 (0.40%) Electronics
16 8 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 420 (21.02%) Analyst
2 415 (20.77%) Consultant
3 254 (12.71%) Project Manager
4 195 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 178 (8.91%) Developer
6 153 (7.66%) ERP Manager
7 151 (7.56%) Architect
8 125 (6.26%) SAP Consultant
9 93 (4.65%) SAP Manager
10 87 (4.35%) ERP Analyst
10 87 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 77 (3.85%) ERP Project Manager
12 71 (3.55%) Data Analyst
13 58 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
14 55 (2.75%) Functional Consultant
15 51 (2.55%) SAP Analyst
16 50 (2.50%) Programme Manager
17 47 (2.35%) SAP Project Manager
18 45 (2.25%) ERP Consultant
19 43 (2.15%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (4.30%) Web Services
2 69 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 55 (2.75%) .NET
4 43 (2.15%) XML
5 38 (1.90%) Middleware
6 36 (1.80%) WCF
7 29 (1.45%) EDI
8 27 (1.35%) RESTful
9 25 (1.25%) HTML
9 25 (1.25%) SOAP
10 23 (1.15%) Spring
11 22 (1.10%) J2EE
12 17 (0.85%) REST
13 16 (0.80%) CSS
14 14 (0.70%) AngularJS
14 14 (0.70%) SAP Fiori
15 13 (0.65%) SAP XI
16 12 (0.60%) HTML5
16 12 (0.60%) SAP PI
17 11 (0.55%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.55%) FMCG
3 60 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 22 (1.10%) Social Media
7 20 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 20 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 17 (0.85%) iPad
10 16 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 15 (0.75%) Learning Management System
11 15 (0.75%) Life Science
12 14 (0.70%) EPoS
13 13 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.60%) SCADA
15 11 (0.55%) Replication
16 9 (0.45%) Taxonomies
17 7 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (3.65%) Windows
2 26 (1.30%) Solaris
3 21 (1.05%) Unix
4 20 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.65%) Linux
7 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.10%) AIX
10 2 (0.10%) Android
11 1 (0.050%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.050%) CentOS
11 1 (0.050%) OS/400
11 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (15.27%) Project Management
2 279 (13.96%) Migration
3 262 (13.11%) CRM
4 232 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 211 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (10.41%) Data Migration
7 206 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
8 164 (8.21%) Change Management
9 131 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 123 (6.16%) Logistics
11 116 (5.81%) Business Analysis
12 103 (5.16%) PRINCE2
13 84 (4.20%) Workflow
14 79 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 74 (3.70%) ITIL
16 71 (3.55%) Data Management
17 70 (3.50%) ETL
18 69 (3.45%) Procure-to-Pay
18 69 (3.45%) SDLC
19 64 (3.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 199 (9.96%) SQL
2 66 (3.30%) Java
3 58 (2.90%) C#
4 32 (1.60%) C
4 32 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 30 (1.50%) ABAP
5 30 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 24 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 15 (0.75%) VBA
8 14 (0.70%) Python
9 13 (0.65%) Ruby
10 10 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.40%) PHP
13 7 (0.35%) VB
13 7 (0.35%) X++
14 6 (0.30%) Perl
15 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.15%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 123 (6.16%) Degree
3 95 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 34 (1.70%) PMP
6 23 (1.15%) ISEB
7 22 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (0.75%) ACCA
8 15 (0.75%) CISA
8 15 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.60%) CCA
10 12 (0.60%) CIMA
11 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.05%) QA
2 50 (2.50%) PMO
3 47 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.10%) SLA
6 9 (0.45%) GxP
7 7 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.30%) GMP
8 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.25%) GAAP
9 5 (0.25%) GDPR
10 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) IFRS
11 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.10%) GAMP
12 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.10%) SEPA
13 1 (0.050%) GCP
System Software
1 29 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (0.85%) Docker
4 16 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.15%) Xen
7 2 (0.10%) SAP ITS
7 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.00%) Ansible
2 17 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.50%) MOM
4 6 (0.30%) Puppet
5 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.10%) Salt
7 2 (0.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.10%) WSUS
8 1 (0.050%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.050%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.050%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.050%) Nagios
8 1 (0.050%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 724 (36.24%) SAP
2 537 (26.88%) Oracle
3 341 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 102 (5.11%) JD Edwards
5 40 (2.00%) Workday
6 31 (1.55%) Hyperion
7 30 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.45%) HP
8 29 (1.45%) Sage
9 28 (1.40%) Sun
10 26 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
10 26 (1.30%) Veritas
11 25 (1.25%) Epicor
12 21 (1.05%) Cognos
12 21 (1.05%) VMware
13 20 (1.00%) Ariba
14 19 (0.95%) ATG
15 18 (0.90%) Infor
16 17 (0.85%) webMethods
17 15 (0.75%) IBM
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arrows Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £850 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Coast
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 5 days ago
South Coast
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testingcircle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Washington Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Washington Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Elland, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs S3
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Ascot
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago