The first table below looks at the demand for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 18 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 38 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing ERP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.78% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ERP
Cheshire

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (21.43%) Local Government
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) GIS
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) CA
8 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
8 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) DB2
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) DSDM
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) ERP Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Programme Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) DSDM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) CA