The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Cardiff 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 40 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing ERP 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% 2.02% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.81% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -5.76%
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 178 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.12% 71.77% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 119 89
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 24 July 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Agresso
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) SAP SRM
4 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
5 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Stress Testing
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Back Office
7 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Agresso
2 4 (25.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Change Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Procurement Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Stress Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle