Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 90 52
Rank change year-on-year +32 -38 +11
Contract jobs citing ERP 144 127 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.98% 2.06% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.48% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 89
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% -1.18%
10th Percentile £325 £198 £280
90th Percentile £600 £575 £626
England median daily rate £460 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.14% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.67% -53.85% +80.56%
10th Percentile £15.95 £13.30 £19.75
90th Percentile £44.25 £15.40 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.25 £31.19 £33.07
% change year-on-year -35.07% -5.69% +46.98%

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 4013 5120 3900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.91% 83.05% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2559 3069 2234
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 135 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 +26 63 £500 +33.33% 15
Solihull +14 14 £380 +44.76%
Coventry +17 11 £438 +45.83% 1
Warwickshire +4 10 £619 +76.79% 4
Wolverhampton +2 7 £363 -9.38% 1
Worcestershire +10 5 £198 -41.91% 4
Shropshire +12 4 £425 +13.33%
Staffordshire +2 4 £440 +17.33% 2
Herefordshire +2 1 - - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 48 (33.33%) Finance
2 33 (22.92%) Oracle
3 30 (20.83%) SAP
4 21 (14.58%) Project Management
5 20 (13.89%) Retail
6 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.50%) LAN
7 18 (12.50%) WAN
8 17 (11.81%) Migration
9 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (10.42%) Analytics
11 14 (9.72%) Manufacturing
12 13 (9.03%) RFID
12 13 (9.03%) 3G
12 13 (9.03%) Bluetooth
12 13 (9.03%) ZigBee
12 13 (9.03%) Data Migration
12 13 (9.03%) Big Data
12 13 (9.03%) 4G
12 13 (9.03%) Presales
12 13 (9.03%) 5G
12 13 (9.03%) Sigfox
12 13 (9.03%) Z-Wave
13 12 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (8.33%) Data Security
13 12 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.39%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (6.25%) SAP ERP
4 6 (4.17%) SAP MM
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.39%) Maximo
7 2 (1.39%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.39%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.39%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.39%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.69%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.69%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (4.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) LAN
1 18 (12.50%) WAN
2 15 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (9.03%) 3G
3 13 (9.03%) 4G
3 13 (9.03%) 5G
3 13 (9.03%) Bluetooth
3 13 (9.03%) RFID
3 13 (9.03%) ZigBee
3 13 (9.03%) Z-Wave
4 10 (6.94%) Hyperconnected
5 4 (2.78%) DNS
5 4 (2.78%) VPN
6 3 (2.08%) Firewall
6 3 (2.08%) SMS
7 1 (0.69%) DAB
7 1 (0.69%) MPLS
7 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Big Data
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.69%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Retail
3 14 (9.72%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.86%) Automotive
5 5 (3.47%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Architect
2 25 (17.36%) Consultant
3 17 (11.81%) Analyst
4 16 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) ERP Manager
7 10 (6.94%) Programme Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Applications Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Developer
11 5 (3.47%) IoT Architect
11 5 (3.47%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Consultant
12 4 (2.78%) ERP Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) ERP Business Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (3.47%) EDI
3 2 (1.39%) MDX
3 2 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) IDoc
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.47%) EPoS
1 5 (3.47%) SCADA
2 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.39%) AS400
3 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.69%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) OS/400
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.58%) Project Management
2 17 (11.81%) Migration
3 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.42%) Analytics
5 13 (9.03%) Data Migration
5 13 (9.03%) Presales
6 12 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (8.33%) Data Security
7 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.94%) CRM
9 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Business Transformation
10 8 (5.56%) ETL
10 8 (5.56%) ITIL
10 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.86%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) ABAP
2 2 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.69%) RPG
3 1 (0.69%) VB
3 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.39%) PMP
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) HNC
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 33 (22.92%) Oracle
2 30 (20.83%) SAP
3 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.03%) Sigfox
5 6 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.78%) Citrix
6 4 (2.78%) VMware
7 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.39%) Remedy
8 2 (1.39%) Sage
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
9 1 (0.69%) CODA
9 1 (0.69%) IBM
9 1 (0.69%) Infor
9 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.69%) NEC
9 1 (0.69%) Northgate
9 1 (0.69%) Siemens
9 1 (0.69%) Tableau
9 1 (0.69%) Talend