The first table below looks at the demand for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 31 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 Cheshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 50 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing ERP 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.12% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 0.88% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +106.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.57% 73.96% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 305
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 26
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -9.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
ERP
North West

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 6 £525 - 3
Chester +10 4 - -
Warrington -13 2 - - 4
Wilmslow - - - -
ERP
North West

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (52.17%) SAP
2 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (34.78%) SAP ERP
2 8 (34.78%) SAP EWM
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (21.74%) JDA
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) RedPrairie
5 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) Local Government
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) SOA

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SAP ERP
1 8 (34.78%) SAP EWM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) CA Clarity
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) Extranet
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Local Government
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) DSDM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) JDA
2 5 (21.74%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) CA
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago