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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing ERP 50 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.23% 1.67% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.04% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 28
Median daily rate £425 £350 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -14.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £206 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +6.11% -5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.27% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.78% -34.72%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1789 2250 1927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.94% 81.91% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1242 1111
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 107
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
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 3 months to 29 March 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
Birmingham +6 21 £425 +7.93% 8
Coventry +5 9 £350 -12.50% 2
Staffordshire +9 8 £425 +21.42% 3
Wolverhampton +2 2 £493 +52.71%
Warwickshire -3 2 £600 +65.51% 1
Worcestershire -2 1 £350 +72.83%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 26 (26.53%) Oracle
3 19 (19.39%) SAP
4 18 (18.37%) Manufacturing
5 16 (16.33%) Project Management
6 11 (11.22%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (11.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 7 (7.14%) Migration
9 7 (7.14%) SOA
9 7 (7.14%) CRM
9 7 (7.14%) MS Office
9 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.14%) JIRA
9 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (6.12%) Logistics
10 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.12%) Time Management
10 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.12%) SQL
10 6 (6.12%) ITIL
10 6 (6.12%) Automotive
10 6 (6.12%) Advertising

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 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.06%) Sage 1000
4 3 (3.06%) SAP CAR
4 3 (3.06%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (2.04%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.04%) Sentinel
6 1 (1.02%) BPCS
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.02%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Taleo
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DMZ
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.06%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.04%) Lumira
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.04%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.02%) LSMW
3 1 (1.02%) MorphX
3 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.12%) Advertising
3 6 (6.12%) Automotive
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Czech Language
7 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.02%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.31%) Consultant
3 13 (13.27%) Architect
4 12 (12.24%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) ERP Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) ERP Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle Project Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Regression Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.06%) ERP Business Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Implementation Project Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.02%) CSS
3 1 (1.02%) EDI
3 1 (1.02%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) XML
3 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (4.08%) SCADA
3 3 (3.06%) iSeries
4 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (1.02%) OS/400
2 1 (1.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Project Management
2 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.14%) CRM
5 7 (7.14%) Migration
5 7 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 7 (7.14%) SOA
5 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.12%) ITIL
6 6 (6.12%) Logistics
6 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.12%) Time Management
7 5 (5.10%) ETL
7 5 (5.10%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.04%) RPG
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) CEH
3 2 (2.04%) CISM
3 2 (2.04%) CISMP
3 2 (2.04%) CISSP
3 2 (2.04%) CRISC
3 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) PMO
3 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (2.04%) GPG13
4 2 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.04%) RMADS
5 1 (1.02%) COBIT
5 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Oracle
2 19 (19.39%) SAP
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) Infor
4 4 (4.08%) JD Edwards
4 4 (4.08%) JDA
4 4 (4.08%) Sage
5 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.04%) Ariba
6 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.04%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Dell
7 1 (1.02%) EMC
7 1 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) MAPICS
7 1 (1.02%) NetApp
7 1 (1.02%) Pegasus
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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