Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 119 120
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing ERP 2,013 2,135 2,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.08% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.42% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,263 1,302 1,483
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £645 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.04% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 22
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -17.24% -19.61%
10th Percentile £15.73 £12.90 £13.15
90th Percentile £58.00 £40.98 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year +62.79% -20.00% -16.67%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 89,041 88,174 90,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.75% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,899 58,617 59,550
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,305 2,116 2,483
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.75% +6.67% -

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Top 17 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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England -15 1,868 £475 +3.26% 942
UK excluding London -14 1,165 £450 - 791
London +3 773 £500 +5.26% 221
South East -12 363 £478 +1.87% 150
North of England -13 234 £425 -5.56% 243
Midlands -40 209 £425 - 186
East of England +18 156 £475 +5.56% 77
North West -15 119 £431 -13.75% 127
South West +9 116 £363 -9.38% 68
West Midlands -38 111 £406 -9.72% 117
Yorkshire +10 94 £425 - 82
East Midlands -22 89 £450 +9.09% 69
Scotland -12 65 £430 +1.18% 45
North East -11 19 £365 -11.52% 36
Wales -10 14 £463 -7.50% 18
Northern Ireland +40 9 £290 - 6
Isle of Man - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ERP.

1 762 (37.85%) Finance
2 612 (30.40%) Oracle
3 587 (29.16%) SAP
4 302 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 280 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
6 277 (13.76%) CRM
7 276 (13.71%) SQL
8 269 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 268 (13.31%) Project Management
10 242 (12.02%) Migration
11 193 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
12 180 (8.94%) Oracle ERP
13 174 (8.64%) Manufacturing
14 173 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
15 166 (8.25%) Dynamics AX
16 165 (8.20%) Retail
17 160 (7.95%) Data Migration
18 151 (7.50%) SAP ERP
19 143 (7.10%) Security Cleared
20 139 (6.91%) SQL Server
21 120 (5.96%) Change Management
21 120 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
22 113 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
23 109 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
24 107 (5.32%) SC Cleared
25 106 (5.27%) Dynamics 365
25 106 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
26 103 (5.12%) NetSuite
27 102 (5.07%) Business Analysis
28 101 (5.02%) QA

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 55 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 15 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (0.75%) Confluence
5 8 (0.40%) NServiceBus
6 7 (0.35%) CMS
6 7 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.30%) Liferay
7 6 (0.30%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.20%) SAS
8 4 (0.20%) Totara
9 3 (0.15%) Apache
9 3 (0.15%) Documentum
9 3 (0.15%) IIS
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 109 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.050%) CATIA
9 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.050%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 180 (8.94%) Oracle ERP
2 166 (8.25%) Dynamics AX
3 151 (7.50%) SAP ERP
4 103 (5.12%) NetSuite
5 94 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
6 77 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 66 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 59 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 55 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
10 48 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
11 44 (2.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 43 (2.14%) Oracle Payables
13 36 (1.79%) Sage 200
14 35 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
15 34 (1.69%) Sage X3
16 31 (1.54%) SAP MM
17 30 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
18 28 (1.39%) Infor M3
19 24 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
20 23 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 106 (5.27%) Dynamics 365
2 81 (4.02%) SaaS
3 73 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.19%) Office 365
5 40 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (1.49%) PaaS
7 25 (1.24%) IaaS
8 20 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.84%) Boomi
10 12 (0.60%) Taleo
11 10 (0.50%) Serverless
12 9 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 8 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.94%) Firewall
2 15 (0.75%) VPN
3 13 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.50%) Internet
5 9 (0.45%) MVNO
5 9 (0.45%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.40%) Intranet
7 7 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.25%) HTTP
9 4 (0.20%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) SMS
9 4 (0.20%) SMTP
9 4 (0.20%) WAN
10 2 (0.099%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.099%) MPLS
10 2 (0.099%) SAN
11 1 (0.050%) DHCP
11 1 (0.050%) DNS
11 1 (0.050%) Extranet
11 1 (0.050%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 55 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
6 51 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (2.29%) SAP HANA
8 37 (1.84%) Power BI
9 36 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (1.59%) SAP BW
11 31 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
12 30 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.24%) Big Data
14 24 (1.19%) Data Lake
14 24 (1.19%) Oracle Database
15 23 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 21 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
16 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (2.83%) JIRA
2 28 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.65%) LSMW
4 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (0.60%) Subversion
5 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.50%) JDeveloper
6 10 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (0.35%) MorphX
7 7 (0.35%) Toad
8 5 (0.25%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.25%) Maven
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.20%) PeopleTools
9 4 (0.20%) Selenium
10 3 (0.15%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.15%) JUnit
10 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 762 (37.85%) Finance
2 174 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 165 (8.20%) Retail
4 92 (4.57%) Advertising
5 59 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 58 (2.88%) General Ledger
7 37 (1.84%) Marketing
8 35 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.49%) Back Office
9 30 (1.49%) Legal
10 27 (1.34%) Billing
11 17 (0.84%) Law
12 13 (0.65%) Banking
13 11 (0.55%) German Language
14 7 (0.35%) Automotive
14 7 (0.35%) French Language
15 6 (0.30%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.25%) Games
16 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 389 (19.32%) Analyst
2 340 (16.89%) Consultant
3 265 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 208 (10.33%) Developer
5 192 (9.54%) Architect
6 183 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 156 (7.75%) ERP Manager
8 96 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
9 90 (4.47%) ERP Project Manager
10 78 (3.87%) SAP Consultant
11 74 (3.68%) ERP Analyst
12 72 (3.58%) Oracle Consultant
13 60 (2.98%) Data Analyst
14 59 (2.93%) Test Manager
15 56 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
16 54 (2.68%) Functional Consultant
17 53 (2.63%) Programme Manager
18 51 (2.53%) Financial Analyst
19 50 (2.48%) SAP Manager
20 49 (2.43%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 96 (4.77%) .NET
3 40 (1.99%) XML
4 35 (1.74%) Middleware
5 27 (1.34%) HTML
5 27 (1.34%) REST
6 25 (1.24%) SOAP
7 24 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.09%) AngularJS
8 22 (1.09%) CSS
8 22 (1.09%) EDI
9 16 (0.79%) IDoc
10 15 (0.75%) jQuery
10 15 (0.75%) Web Services
11 14 (0.70%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.60%) JSON
13 11 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (0.55%) Entity Framework
13 11 (0.55%) HTML5
13 11 (0.55%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 106 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 49 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (1.89%) FMCG
6 29 (1.44%) User Experience
7 28 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 25 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 18 (0.89%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.75%) PMI
12 13 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.60%) EPoS
14 10 (0.50%) AS400
15 7 (0.35%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.35%) Fintech
15 7 (0.35%) Life Science
15 7 (0.35%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.30%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.13%) Windows
2 27 (1.34%) Linux
3 24 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 22 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 20 (0.99%) Unix
6 11 (0.55%) CentOS
6 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.099%) Android
9 2 (0.099%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.099%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.050%) AIX
10 1 (0.050%) HPUX
10 1 (0.050%) SUSE
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (13.76%) CRM
3 269 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 268 (13.31%) Project Management
5 242 (12.02%) Migration
6 193 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 160 (7.95%) Data Migration
8 120 (5.96%) Change Management
8 120 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 113 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
10 102 (5.07%) Business Analysis
11 100 (4.97%) Logistics
12 94 (4.67%) Procure-to-Pay
13 91 (4.52%) ITIL
14 88 (4.37%) PRINCE2
15 86 (4.27%) E-Commerce
16 73 (3.63%) Analytics
17 72 (3.58%) Data Management
18 64 (3.18%) Enterprise Architecture
19 63 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 276 (13.71%) SQL
2 70 (3.48%) C#
3 60 (2.98%) Java
4 59 (2.93%) JavaScript
5 54 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 27 (1.34%) ABAP
8 26 (1.29%) PHP
9 16 (0.79%) X++
10 13 (0.65%) VBA
11 12 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.40%) C
14 7 (0.35%) Python
14 7 (0.35%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.30%) ES6
16 4 (0.20%) Java 8
16 4 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 143 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 107 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 98 (4.87%) Degree
4 34 (1.69%) ISEB
5 28 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 28 (1.39%) PMP
6 19 (0.94%) ACCA
7 18 (0.89%) CIMA
8 16 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.55%) CCA
10 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.40%) MBA
13 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.30%) HNC
14 6 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (5.02%) QA
2 86 (4.27%) PMO
3 53 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.74%) SLA
5 25 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.60%) IFRS
7 9 (0.45%) GDPR
8 7 (0.35%) GxP
8 7 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) GAAP
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.099%) GMP
11 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.099%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 40 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.89%) Docker
3 13 (0.65%) NFS
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.099%) vSphere
8 1 (0.050%) Firmware
8 1 (0.050%) HDFS
8 1 (0.050%) Varnish
8 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.84%) HP ALM
3 10 (0.50%) Puppet
4 7 (0.35%) MOM
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.15%) WMI
8 2 (0.099%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.099%) SCCM
9 1 (0.050%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.050%) Ansible
9 1 (0.050%) Nagios
9 1 (0.050%) Oozie
9 1 (0.050%) Opsview
9 1 (0.050%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 612 (30.40%) Oracle
2 587 (29.16%) SAP
3 302 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 89 (4.42%) JD Edwards
5 82 (4.07%) Sage
6 56 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 47 (2.33%) Workday
8 32 (1.59%) Infor
9 31 (1.54%) Epicor
9 31 (1.54%) Hyperion
10 29 (1.44%) Ariba
11 26 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
12 20 (0.99%) Tableau
13 18 (0.89%) HP
14 17 (0.84%) hybris
15 16 (0.79%) Dell
15 16 (0.79%) Remedy
16 14 (0.70%) webMethods
17 13 (0.65%) Adobe
17 13 (0.65%) IBM