The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 45 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing ERP 19 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.44% 3.15% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 4.08% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-22.91% -33.33%
ERP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 759 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.95% 77.13% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 348 310
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.81 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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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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
Chester 0 2 £500 +11.11%
Warrington -17 2 £500 - 1
Macclesfield +2 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £180 -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
ERP
North West

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (51.61%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (29.03%) Advertising
5 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Logistics
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) JD Edwards
9 4 (12.90%) UML
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) BPMN
10 3 (9.68%) QA
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.68%) Data Management
10 3 (9.68%) X++
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
11 2 (6.45%) Degree
11 2 (6.45%) Telecoms

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) SAP EWM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 9 (29.03%) Advertising
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Report Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Domain Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Teradata Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Logistics
4 4 (12.90%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.68%) BPMN
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) X++
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ACCA
2 1 (3.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata