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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 39 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing ERP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.81% 0.65% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.86% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
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
205 116 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.33% 75.32% 58.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 21
Average daily rate £350 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 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 £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 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 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) CA Clarity
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
6 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) DSDM
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) ERP Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Programme Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
6 1 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) DSDM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) CA