Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 100 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 -40 +31
Contract jobs citing ERP 112 96 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.34% 1.82% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.20% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 95
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £379 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -10.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £278
90th Percentile £575 £501 £590
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -29.41% +136.11%
10th Percentile £41.25 £20.70 £24.10
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.50 £44.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +108.33%

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 3,986 4,359 4,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.28% 82.84% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,515 2,682 2,331
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.68 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Birmingham -3 39 £438 +15.74% 21
Solihull +12 9 £380 - 8
Warwickshire +6 9 £540 +26.98% 11
Coventry +8 8 £450 - 4
Wolverhampton -1 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Shropshire -5 6 £485 +38.57% 3
Staffordshire -7 3 £420 -1.18% 7
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire +1 1 £425 +21.43% 10
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.54%) SAP
4 20 (17.86%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (16.07%) Oracle
5 18 (16.07%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (13.39%) SQL
6 15 (13.39%) Migration
7 14 (12.50%) Retail
8 13 (11.61%) Logistics
8 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
8 13 (11.61%) CRM
9 12 (10.71%) Project Management
10 10 (8.93%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.04%) Analytics
12 8 (7.14%) LAN
12 8 (7.14%) WAN
12 8 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (7.14%) Data Security
13 7 (6.25%) Advertising
13 7 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (6.25%) Automotive
13 7 (6.25%) 3G
13 7 (6.25%) Bluetooth
13 7 (6.25%) RFID
13 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (6.25%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.57%) Maximo
3 4 (3.57%) NetSuite
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.79%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.79%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.89%) BPCS
6 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.89%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.89%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) Office 365
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) LAN
1 8 (7.14%) WAN
1 8 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (6.25%) 3G
2 7 (6.25%) 4G
2 7 (6.25%) 5G
2 7 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 7 (6.25%) RFID
2 7 (6.25%) ZigBee
2 7 (6.25%) Z-Wave
3 5 (4.46%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.89%) DAB
4 1 (0.89%) FTP
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.89%) SMS
4 1 (0.89%) SSH
4 1 (0.89%) VoIP
4 1 (0.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Big Data
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.79%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.89%) QlikView
6 1 (0.89%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) MorphX
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Retail
3 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.25%) Advertising
4 7 (6.25%) Automotive
5 6 (5.36%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.68%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.79%) Local Government
7 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.89%) Billing
8 1 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (25.89%) Consultant
2 26 (23.21%) Architect
3 14 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.71%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (5.36%) ERP Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Logistics Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.46%) ERP Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.68%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) .NET
1 3 (2.68%) MDX
1 3 (2.68%) Middleware
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) EDI
2 2 (1.79%) HTML
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) EPoS
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) AS400
3 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.79%) SCADA
4 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.89%) iSeries
4 1 (0.89%) LIMS
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) OS/400
1 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) Migration
2 13 (11.61%) CRM
2 13 (11.61%) Logistics
3 12 (10.71%) Project Management
4 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.93%) Data Migration
4 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.04%) Analytics
5 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Data Security
7 7 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.25%) Presales
8 6 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (5.36%) ETL
8 6 (5.36%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (5.36%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (4.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.57%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) C#
3 3 (2.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.89%) ABAP
5 1 (0.89%) C++
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) RPG
5 1 (0.89%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) UniBasic
5 1 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.89%) VBA
5 1 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.89%) PMP
2 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) PMO
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.54%) SAP
3 18 (16.07%) Oracle
4 7 (6.25%) Sigfox
5 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.68%) Sage
7 2 (1.79%) Epicor
7 2 (1.79%) Infor
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) IFS
8 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.89%) Northgate
8 1 (0.89%) Siebel
8 1 (0.89%) Talend
8 1 (0.89%) Xero