The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 27 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing ERP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.68% 1.44% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.87% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.11% -15.71%
ERP
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.57% 76.98% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft