The first table below looks at the demand for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 49 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing ERP 15 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 2.63% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.92% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-39.15% +127.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 408 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.21% 67.11% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 251
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ERP
West Midlands

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP across the Birmingham region.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ERP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ERP.

1 16 (45.71%) SAP
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) CRM
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.43%) SAP ERP
9 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 3 (8.57%) J2EE
10 3 (8.57%) Java
10 3 (8.57%) MS Office
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) JD Edwards
10 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.57%) Retail
11 2 (5.71%) Software Testing

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ERP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) Agresso
2 2 (5.71%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Maximo
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Integration Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Integration Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) ERP Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) EPoS
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) CRM
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) ABAP
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) SAP
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
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