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 30 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 124 139
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15  
Contract jobs citing ERP 968 1029 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.13% 1.90% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.30% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 638 522
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 15
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.86 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.78% -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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 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
England +11 892 £450 +5.88% 323
London +37 376 £475 +5.55% 121
South East +10 157 £450 +5.88% 45
East Midlands -6 75 £450 +2.85% 17
City of London +34 60 £375 -15.73% 20
East of England -8 56 £400 -5.88% 16
South West +7 51 £425 - 11
West Midlands +22 50 £425 +21.42% 19
Berkshire +21 47 £400 -11.11% 10
Derbyshire +13 39 £500 +26.58% 7
North West -26 39 £344 -10.71% 48
Yorkshire -9 37 £450 +20.00% 34
Derby +11 33 £500 +32.45% 4
Hampshire +8 27 £450 +20.00% 17
Surrey +19 23 £513 +46.42% 6
West Yorkshire -9 23 £450 +2.85% 12
Manchester -22 22 £300 -24.05% 32
Birmingham +10 21 £425 +7.93% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 21 £350 -17.64% 6
Bristol +13 19 £400 -5.88% 4
Cambridge +14 18 £350 -17.64% 6
Scotland +13 17 £353 -9.09% 6
Brentford +2 16 £428 -5.00% 1
Wiltshire +10 15 £495 +52.30% 1
North East -10 15 £325 -25.28% 4
Midlands +14 13 £400 +3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 13 £440 -2.22% 1
Leeds -17 13 £700 +75.00% 6
Reading +6 12 £450 -
Hertfordshire -1 12 £463 +2.77% 4

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for ERP.

1 710 (35.36%) SAP
2 704 (35.06%) Finance
3 554 (27.59%) Oracle
4 330 (16.43%) Microsoft
5 289 (14.39%) Project Management
6 274 (13.65%) CRM
7 271 (13.50%) Migration
8 250 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 238 (11.85%) SQL
10 231 (11.50%) Dynamics AX
11 203 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
12 195 (9.71%) Data Migration
13 180 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
14 178 (8.86%) Change Management
15 175 (8.72%) Manufacturing
16 170 (8.47%) MS Excel
17 162 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
18 160 (7.97%) Retail
19 157 (7.82%) SQL Server
20 153 (7.62%) Oracle ERP
21 148 (7.37%) SAP ERP
22 128 (6.37%) Security Cleared
23 111 (5.53%) SharePoint
24 108 (5.38%) Logistics
25 106 (5.28%) Oracle EBS
26 105 (5.23%) Business Analysis
27 103 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
28 98 (4.88%) Degree
28 98 (4.88%) SC Cleared
29 97 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing

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
1 111 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (1.59%) IIS
4 30 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (1.25%) Confluence
6 16 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.70%) NetWeaver
8 10 (0.50%) Predix
9 9 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.35%) CMS
11 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (0.25%) SAP EP
13 4 (0.20%) Drupal
14 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.100%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.100%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 170 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.93%) MS Office
3 61 (3.04%) MS Project
4 51 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.100%) Windchill
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 231 (11.50%) Dynamics AX
2 153 (7.62%) Oracle ERP
3 148 (7.37%) SAP ERP
4 106 (5.28%) Oracle EBS
5 103 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 93 (4.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 61 (3.04%) NetSuite
8 55 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
9 46 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 36 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
11 33 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
12 31 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
13 28 (1.39%) SAP HR
14 27 (1.34%) SAP CRM
15 23 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
16 22 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 20 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
18 19 (0.95%) SAP FI
19 17 (0.85%) SAP SD
20 16 (0.80%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 76 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (2.79%) PaaS
3 54 (2.69%) IaaS
4 53 (2.64%) SaaS
5 45 (2.24%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (0.95%) Office 365
7 16 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.35%) Boomi
9 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.25%) Taleo
11 4 (0.20%) CallidusCloud
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.100%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.100%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.100%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.75%) Intranet
2 11 (0.55%) Internet
2 11 (0.55%) LDAP
3 10 (0.50%) Firewall
4 9 (0.45%) DMZ
5 8 (0.40%) Network Security
5 8 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.30%) LAN
6 6 (0.30%) Skype
6 6 (0.30%) SSL
7 5 (0.25%) FTP
8 4 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.20%) IPsec
8 4 (0.20%) WAN
9 3 (0.15%) DNS
9 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.100%) DHCP
10 2 (0.100%) NAS
10 2 (0.100%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (2.79%) SAP BW
5 55 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (2.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 44 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
8 42 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 38 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 27 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.15%) SAP HANA
13 23 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
15 18 (0.90%) Power BI
15 18 (0.90%) QlikView
15 18 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.80%) Endeca
17 15 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (3.54%) JIRA
2 40 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.10%) Selenium
6 18 (0.90%) JUnit
6 18 (0.90%) Mockito
6 18 (0.90%) Spock
7 16 (0.80%) Gradle
8 15 (0.75%) LSMW
9 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.20%) Subversion
11 4 (0.20%) Toad
12 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.15%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.100%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.100%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.100%) Zephyr
General
1 704 (35.06%) Finance
2 175 (8.72%) Manufacturing
3 160 (7.97%) Retail
4 77 (3.83%) Advertising
5 63 (3.14%) Marketing
5 63 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 43 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.79%) General Ledger
8 31 (1.54%) Billing
9 30 (1.49%) Back Office
10 25 (1.25%) Legal
11 19 (0.95%) Automotive
12 17 (0.85%) Local Government
13 13 (0.65%) Banking
13 13 (0.65%) German Language
14 9 (0.45%) French Language
15 6 (0.30%) Law
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
16 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (19.22%) Analyst
2 378 (18.82%) Consultant
3 238 (11.85%) Project Manager
4 180 (8.96%) ERP Manager
5 173 (8.62%) Developer
6 166 (8.27%) Business Analyst
7 160 (7.97%) Architect
8 110 (5.48%) SAP Consultant
9 100 (4.98%) SAP Manager
10 92 (4.58%) ERP Analyst
11 91 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 82 (4.08%) ERP Project Manager
13 68 (3.39%) Data Analyst
14 67 (3.34%) Oracle Consultant
15 65 (3.24%) Change Manager
16 51 (2.54%) ERP Consultant
17 47 (2.34%) Functional Consultant
18 43 (2.14%) Programme Manager
18 43 (2.14%) SAP Analyst
18 43 (2.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.23%) Web Services
2 73 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 65 (3.24%) .NET
4 52 (2.59%) Middleware
5 46 (2.29%) XML
6 32 (1.59%) WCF
7 31 (1.54%) SOAP
8 30 (1.49%) HTML
9 27 (1.34%) REST
10 26 (1.29%) Spring
11 22 (1.10%) J2EE
11 22 (1.10%) RESTful
12 17 (0.85%) Web Dynpro
13 16 (0.80%) SAP XI
14 15 (0.75%) SAP Fiori
14 15 (0.75%) SAPUI5
15 13 (0.65%) CSS
16 12 (0.60%) ASP.NET
16 12 (0.60%) EDI
17 11 (0.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.69%) FMCG
3 60 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 37 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 16 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 16 (0.80%) iPad
8 16 (0.80%) Life Science
8 16 (0.80%) Social Media
9 15 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 14 (0.70%) SCADA
11 12 (0.60%) Learning Management System
12 11 (0.55%) e-Learning
12 11 (0.55%) EPoS
12 11 (0.55%) Replication
13 7 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.35%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (3.34%) Windows
2 26 (1.29%) Unix
3 14 (0.70%) Solaris
4 13 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.45%) Linux
6 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.100%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.050%) AIX
10 1 (0.050%) Android
10 1 (0.050%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.050%) OS/400
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (14.39%) Project Management
2 274 (13.65%) CRM
3 271 (13.50%) Migration
4 250 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 203 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 195 (9.71%) Data Migration
7 180 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (8.86%) Change Management
9 108 (5.38%) Logistics
10 105 (5.23%) Business Analysis
11 97 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 89 (4.43%) ETL
13 86 (4.28%) E-Commerce
14 82 (4.08%) PRINCE2
15 72 (3.59%) Data Management
15 72 (3.59%) Programme Management
16 71 (3.54%) ITIL
17 69 (3.44%) Procure-to-Pay
18 68 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
19 66 (3.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 238 (11.85%) SQL
2 85 (4.23%) Java
3 63 (3.14%) C#
4 42 (2.09%) ABAP
5 39 (1.94%) C
6 32 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 27 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 24 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.80%) Python
10 15 (0.75%) VBA
11 13 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 12 (0.60%) Ruby
13 8 (0.40%) PHP
14 7 (0.35%) Perl
14 7 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.25%) X++
16 3 (0.15%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.15%) RPG
16 3 (0.15%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 128 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 98 (4.88%) Degree
2 98 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 26 (1.29%) PMP
4 25 (1.25%) ACCA
4 25 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 22 (1.10%) CIMA
6 21 (1.05%) ISEB
7 17 (0.85%) CISA
8 15 (0.75%) CCA
8 15 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.40%) APMP
13 8 (0.40%) CRISC
13 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.35%) CISM
14 7 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.89%) QA
2 54 (2.69%) PMO
3 50 (2.49%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (1.25%) SLA
6 22 (1.10%) GxP
7 16 (0.80%) GMP
8 13 (0.65%) GAMP
9 12 (0.60%) GCP
10 9 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.30%) GDPR
12 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.25%) GAAP
14 4 (0.20%) IFRS
15 3 (0.15%) GLP
15 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.15%) SEPA
15 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.80%) Docker
3 14 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (0.95%) Ansible
2 15 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.30%) MOM
4 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.100%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.100%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.100%) Salt
6 2 (0.100%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.100%) WSUS
7 1 (0.050%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.050%) Control-M
7 1 (0.050%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.050%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.050%) Nagios
7 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 710 (35.36%) SAP
2 554 (27.59%) Oracle
3 330 (16.43%) Microsoft
4 84 (4.18%) JD Edwards
5 44 (2.19%) Hyperion
6 36 (1.79%) Sage
7 31 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.54%) Workday
8 30 (1.49%) IBM
9 29 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
10 28 (1.39%) Infor
11 27 (1.34%) HP
12 21 (1.05%) hybris
13 20 (1.00%) webMethods
14 18 (0.90%) ATG
14 18 (0.90%) Cognos
15 17 (0.85%) Epicor
16 16 (0.80%) IFS
17 15 (0.75%) Sun
17 15 (0.75%) VMware
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £555.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
e-resourcing Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Anderson Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Intuition IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Etonwood
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £160.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £45.00 - £46.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + n/a
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Washington Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago