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 24 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 118 131
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13  
Contract jobs citing ERP 1014 1117 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.08% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.49% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 740 587
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £43.00 £39.60
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
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 £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 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
England +7 930 £450 +9.09% 306
London +3 337 £475 +5.55% 101
South East +6 162 £463 +15.62% 30
East Midlands +7 105 £457 +17.93% 15
East of England -15 69 £450 +1.12% 21
Derbyshire +15 58 £454 +45.12% 5
West Midlands +18 57 £413 +17.85% 24
North West -24 57 £363 -6.45% 39
Derby +9 56 £445 +4.70% 3
Berkshire +18 50 £383 -10.00% 12
Scotland +61 46 £625 +51.42% 9
City of London -16 44 £500 +25.00% 22
South West -22 44 £425 - 22
Yorkshire -3 37 £425 +11.84% 34
Surrey +6 34 £570 +42.50% 6
Manchester -20 33 £425 +9.67% 13
Edinburgh +36 27 £650 +52.94% 2
Northamptonshire +2 24 £425 - 4
Birmingham +19 23 £413 +17.85% 13
Hertfordshire -10 23 £525 +23.52% 8
West Sussex +29 21 £468 +146.05% 1
Hampshire +1 19 £475 +24.59% 6
Bristol -7 19 £400 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 19 £450 -2.70% 9
West Yorkshire 0 18 £413 +3.12% 18
Northampton +12 15 £413 +3.12% 3
North East +72 14 £329 -9.31% 10
Maidenhead +12 14 £310 -
Brentford 0 14 £405 +65.64%
Essex -9 14 £500 +42.85% 1

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for ERP.

1 725 (36.63%) SAP
2 676 (34.16%) Finance
3 505 (25.52%) Oracle
4 321 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 317 (16.02%) Project Management
6 261 (13.19%) Migration
7 252 (12.73%) CRM
8 224 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 219 (11.07%) SAP ERP
10 215 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
11 214 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
12 190 (9.60%) Data Migration
13 189 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
14 183 (9.25%) Retail
15 182 (9.20%) SQL
16 180 (9.10%) Manufacturing
17 170 (8.59%) Change Management
18 166 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
19 140 (7.07%) SQL Server
20 134 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
21 130 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
22 127 (6.42%) Degree
23 125 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
24 123 (6.22%) Logistics
25 119 (6.01%) Security Cleared
26 114 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
27 110 (5.56%) Business Analysis
27 110 (5.56%) PRINCE2
28 108 (5.46%) JD Edwards
29 95 (4.80%) 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 95 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (1.52%) IIS
3 30 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (1.21%) Confluence
5 16 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (0.61%) CMS
7 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.45%) Apache
9 7 (0.35%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.25%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.20%) Drupal
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 130 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 56 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Windchill
8 3 (0.15%) Stata
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 219 (11.07%) SAP ERP
2 214 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
3 125 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
4 114 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 88 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
6 73 (3.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 61 (3.08%) Unit4 Business World
8 53 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
9 43 (2.17%) NetSuite
10 38 (1.92%) SAP FI
11 36 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
11 36 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
12 33 (1.67%) SAP CO
12 33 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
13 28 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
14 26 (1.31%) SAP SD
15 22 (1.11%) SAP CRM
16 21 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
17 20 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 19 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.43%) SaaS
3 46 (2.32%) PaaS
4 43 (2.17%) IaaS
5 41 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
6 29 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
7 21 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (0.81%) Office 365
9 7 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
9 7 (0.35%) Taleo
10 5 (0.25%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.15%) Boomi
12 3 (0.15%) GitHub
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.10%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.81%) Firewall
1 16 (0.81%) LAN
2 15 (0.76%) WAN
3 12 (0.61%) VPN
4 11 (0.56%) DNS
5 10 (0.51%) Internet
5 10 (0.51%) Intranet
5 10 (0.51%) LDAP
6 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.35%) FTP
8 6 (0.30%) Network Security
8 6 (0.30%) SSL
8 6 (0.30%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.25%) DHCP
9 5 (0.25%) HTTP
10 4 (0.20%) 5G
10 4 (0.20%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.20%) NAS
10 4 (0.20%) Skype
10 4 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (2.48%) SAP BW
6 40 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.21%) SAP HANA
11 22 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 19 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
13 18 (0.91%) Endeca
14 17 (0.86%) Power BI
15 14 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.66%) QlikView
16 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (3.08%) JIRA
2 35 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.36%) Selenium
5 18 (0.91%) Gradle
5 18 (0.91%) JUnit
5 18 (0.91%) Mockito
5 18 (0.91%) Spock
6 11 (0.56%) LSMW
7 10 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.45%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.25%) RSpec
12 4 (0.20%) Bower
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 676 (34.16%) Finance
2 183 (9.25%) Retail
3 180 (9.10%) Manufacturing
4 71 (3.59%) Advertising
5 60 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 51 (2.58%) General Ledger
7 42 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.97%) Marketing
9 37 (1.87%) Billing
10 35 (1.77%) Back Office
11 28 (1.41%) Local Government
12 27 (1.36%) Legal
13 19 (0.96%) Automotive
14 18 (0.91%) Banking
15 15 (0.76%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.61%) French Language
17 11 (0.56%) German Language
17 11 (0.56%) Law
18 10 (0.51%) Publishing
19 9 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 406 (20.52%) Analyst
2 387 (19.56%) Consultant
3 263 (13.29%) Project Manager
4 183 (9.25%) Business Analyst
5 178 (8.99%) Developer
6 161 (8.14%) Architect
7 160 (8.08%) ERP Manager
8 119 (6.01%) SAP Consultant
9 90 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 88 (4.45%) SAP Manager
11 83 (4.19%) ERP Project Manager
12 77 (3.89%) ERP Analyst
13 61 (3.08%) Data Analyst
14 55 (2.78%) Programme Manager
15 49 (2.48%) IT Manager
16 48 (2.43%) Functional Consultant
16 48 (2.43%) Oracle Consultant
16 48 (2.43%) SAP Project Manager
17 45 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
18 44 (2.22%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (4.04%) Web Services
2 74 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 51 (2.58%) .NET
4 44 (2.22%) XML
5 32 (1.62%) EDI
5 32 (1.62%) WCF
6 29 (1.47%) HTML
7 27 (1.36%) RESTful
7 27 (1.36%) SOAP
8 23 (1.16%) Spring
9 22 (1.11%) J2EE
10 21 (1.06%) Middleware
11 18 (0.91%) CSS
12 17 (0.86%) HTML5
12 17 (0.86%) REST
13 16 (0.81%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.66%) jQuery
14 13 (0.66%) SAP PI
15 12 (0.61%) SAP XI
16 11 (0.56%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 166 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.54%) FMCG
3 53 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.41%) Social Media
6 23 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 18 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 18 (0.91%) iPad
9 17 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (0.81%) e-Learning
11 15 (0.76%) EPoS
11 15 (0.76%) Life Science
12 14 (0.71%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.56%) NHS
15 10 (0.51%) PMI
15 10 (0.51%) SCADA
16 9 (0.45%) Taxonomies
17 7 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 73 (3.69%) Windows
2 40 (2.02%) Solaris
3 30 (1.52%) Unix
4 27 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.31%) Linux
6 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.10%) AIX
9 2 (0.10%) Android
10 1 (0.051%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.051%) CentOS
10 1 (0.051%) OS/400
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (16.02%) Project Management
2 261 (13.19%) Migration
3 252 (12.73%) CRM
4 224 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
6 190 (9.60%) Data Migration
7 189 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
8 170 (8.59%) Change Management
9 134 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 123 (6.22%) Logistics
11 110 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 110 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 84 (4.24%) Workflow
13 79 (3.99%) ITIL
14 78 (3.94%) E-Commerce
15 75 (3.79%) Data Management
16 74 (3.74%) SDLC
17 69 (3.49%) Waterfall
18 68 (3.44%) Procure-to-Pay
19 67 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 182 (9.20%) SQL
2 59 (2.98%) Java
3 54 (2.73%) C#
4 36 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 33 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.62%) C
7 27 (1.36%) Python
8 26 (1.31%) ABAP
9 19 (0.96%) Perl
10 15 (0.76%) Korn
11 13 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 13 (0.66%) Ruby
11 13 (0.66%) VBA
12 9 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.40%) PHP
14 7 (0.35%) VB
15 6 (0.30%) X++
16 5 (0.25%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.15%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 127 (6.42%) Degree
2 119 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 33 (1.67%) PMP
6 23 (1.16%) ISEB
7 19 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.76%) CISA
9 15 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.66%) ACCA
11 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.51%) CCA
12 10 (0.51%) CIMA
12 10 (0.51%) SAP Certification
13 9 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.98%) QA
2 58 (2.93%) PMO
3 39 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (1.01%) SLA
5 10 (0.51%) GxP
6 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.30%) GAAP
8 6 (0.30%) GMP
8 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.25%) GDPR
9 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.20%) IFRS
11 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.10%) GAMP
12 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.051%) GCP
13 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 33 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.91%) Docker
4 16 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.15%) Xen
8 2 (0.10%) SAP ITS
9 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (1.06%) Ansible
1 21 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.45%) MOM
3 7 (0.35%) SCCM
4 6 (0.30%) Puppet
5 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.10%) Salt
6 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.051%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.051%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.051%) Nagios
7 1 (0.051%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 725 (36.63%) SAP
2 505 (25.52%) Oracle
3 321 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 108 (5.46%) JD Edwards
5 42 (2.12%) Sun
6 41 (2.07%) Workday
7 40 (2.02%) Veritas
8 34 (1.72%) HP
9 28 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.31%) Sage
11 25 (1.26%) Ariba
12 24 (1.21%) VMware
13 23 (1.16%) Epicor
14 21 (1.06%) Infor
15 20 (1.01%) Hyperion
16 19 (0.96%) ATG
16 19 (0.96%) Cognos
17 16 (0.81%) Citrix
18 15 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
19 14 (0.71%) IFS
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Rate: ££competitive +car +15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £501 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago