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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 62 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 1.30% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.74% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £259 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.26% -39.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £126 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £392 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +190.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 574 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.31% 74.45% 62.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 253 233
Average daily rate £390 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £465 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
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
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 2 - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - -
ERP
North West

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (39.29%) SAP
3 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (14.29%) Local Government
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.71%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) Finance
6 3 (10.71%) Data Management
6 3 (10.71%) GIS
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) Master Data Management
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
7 2 (7.14%) SaaS
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.57%) CA Clarity
3 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Extranet
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (14.29%) Local Government
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 7 (25.00%) ERP Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) GIS
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.71%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) ArcSight