Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 90 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 +21
Contract jobs citing ERP 92 112 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 2.17% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.58% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 78
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £296
90th Percentile £594 £609 £600
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £99.00 £18.52 £23.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +434.56% -21.12% +95.67%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -19.12% +44.68% -1.05%

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 3,971 4,333 3,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.29% 84.12% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,502 2,611 2,298
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 193 136
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.66% -26.19% +14.91%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.05 £35.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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 -22 23 £425 - 45
Warwickshire +10 16 £550 +29.41% 5
Coventry +11 14 £488 +11.43% 13
Staffordshire +14 10 £413 +3.13% 9
Shropshire +3 5 £450 -9.09% 6
Wolverhampton +7 2 £500 -16.67% 3
Worcestershire -18 2 £413 -2.94% 3
Solihull +4 1 £450 +100.00% 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 (42.39%) SAP
2 25 (27.17%) Finance
3 19 (20.65%) Project Management
3 19 (20.65%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (14.13%) Migration
5 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.96%) SAP ERP
7 10 (10.87%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (10.87%) CRM
8 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.78%) Oracle
9 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.61%) NetSuite
10 7 (7.61%) SAP Security
10 7 (7.61%) Revenue Recognition
10 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.61%) JD Edwards
10 7 (7.61%) SAP FI
10 7 (7.61%) ABAP
10 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
10 7 (7.61%) Logistics
10 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (7.61%) Legal
10 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
11 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (6.52%) SAP PS
11 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (6.52%) SAP BPC

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 (2.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) SAP ERP
2 10 (10.87%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (7.61%) NetSuite
3 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
3 7 (7.61%) SAP FI
3 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (6.52%) SAP BPC
4 6 (6.52%) SAP GRC
4 6 (6.52%) SAP PS
5 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (5.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (2.17%) SAP WM
8 1 (1.09%) DELMIA
8 1 (1.09%) SAP MM
8 1 (1.09%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.09%) SAP PP
8 1 (1.09%) SAP R/3
8 1 (1.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (3.26%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Power BI
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Introscope
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Legal
3 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Back Office
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Advertising
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.65%) Consultant
3 12 (13.04%) ERP Manager
3 12 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (10.87%) ERP Project Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) SAP CS Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) SAP PS Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Cutover Manager
9 4 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.35%) SAP Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.17%) EDI
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) REST
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.52%) FMCG
2 2 (2.17%) Clustering
2 2 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.09%) iSeries
3 1 (1.09%) PDA
3 1 (1.09%) Robotics
3 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Project Management
2 13 (14.13%) Migration
3 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) CRM
5 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Logistics
7 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.61%) Revenue Recognition
7 7 (7.61%) SAP Security
8 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.43%) Data Management
9 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.35%) Change Control
10 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) ABAP
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) X++
4 2 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
1 3 (3.26%) PMP
2 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) IFRS
2 2 (2.17%) PMO
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.09%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) SAP
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) JD Edwards
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Ariba
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Concur
5 1 (1.09%) Epicor
5 1 (1.09%) Infor
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.09%) Tableau