The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 37 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 1.73% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.36% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £36.40 £27.32
% change year-on-year
-18.95% +33.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 212 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.73% 73.36% 64.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 159 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (38.46%) Agresso
3 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Back Office
5 2 (15.38%) E-Procurement
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) SAP SRM
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Agresso
2 2 (15.38%) SAP SRM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Change Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Change Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Procurement
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle