Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 January 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 66 86
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20 -32
Contract jobs citing ERP 105 128 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.15% 2.71% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.25% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 90 82
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £478 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.61% +26.83% -11.41%
10th Percentile £275 £325 £226
90th Percentile £550 £594 £575
England median daily rate £475 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
West Midlands median hourly rate - £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -7.69%
England median hourly rate £36.50 £24.25 £41.75
% change year-on-year +50.52% -41.92% +23.45%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,245 3,937 4,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.79% 83.50% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,635 2,520 2,757
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.97% +38.83% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Birmingham +2 44 £400 -20.00% 44
Staffordshire +9 17 £400 -9.09% 7
Warwickshire +12 15 £488 -9.72% 15
Coventry -3 6 £375 -14.29% 7
Shropshire -47 6 £450 +5.88% 3
Solihull -3 3 £122 -67.89% 1
Worcestershire -3 2 - - 6
Wolverhampton -4 1 - -
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 39 (37.14%) Finance
2 32 (30.48%) SAP
3 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.90%) Oracle
4 18 (17.14%) Retail
5 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
5 16 (15.24%) Migration
6 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 15 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.43%) Logistics
9 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (10.48%) Project Management
9 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.52%) Degree
11 9 (8.57%) FMCG
11 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.57%) SQL
12 8 (7.62%) Sage
12 8 (7.62%) Legal
12 8 (7.62%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.67%) Process Improvement
13 7 (6.67%) SAP HANA
13 7 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (6.67%) Windows
13 7 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (6.67%) CRM

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (5.71%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (4.76%) Sage X3
4 4 (3.81%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.81%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.81%) SAP GRC
4 4 (3.81%) SAP PS
5 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.86%) Infor M3
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.90%) Lawson
6 2 (1.90%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.95%) Movex
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) OLAP
4 1 (0.95%) OLTP
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Power BI
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 39 (37.14%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Retail
3 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.62%) Legal
5 6 (5.71%) Back Office
6 5 (4.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Analyst
2 21 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 16 (15.24%) Consultant
4 13 (12.38%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 10 (9.52%) ERP Manager
6 9 (8.57%) ERP Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) ERP Project Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Developer
8 6 (5.71%) ERP Business Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Integration Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.81%) SAP CS Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) SAP Manager
10 4 (3.81%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
2 2 (1.90%) OAuth
2 2 (1.90%) SAML
2 2 (1.90%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.95%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.57%) FMCG
4 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.86%) AS400
5 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Robotics
7 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) Migration
2 15 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.43%) Logistics
5 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.48%) Project Management
5 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.67%) Contract Management
8 7 (6.67%) CRM
8 7 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.76%) Change Management
10 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.76%) Functional Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) ABAP
3 2 (1.90%) C
3 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) C++
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) RPG
4 1 (0.95%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.95%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) CISA
2 4 (3.81%) CISM
3 3 (2.86%) ISEB
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.95%) HNC
5 1 (0.95%) HND
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) MCSA
5 1 (0.95%) MCSE
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) IFRS
1 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) SAP
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.90%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) Sage
4 3 (2.86%) NGA Human Resources
4 3 (2.86%) Northgate
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.90%) Tableau
6 1 (0.95%) Ariba
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) Concur
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.95%) Infor
6 1 (0.95%) Talend