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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 34 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing ERP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.26% 0.82% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.97% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+121.53% -57.01%
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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
203 207 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.94% 85.19% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 64 30
Average daily rate £401 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Domain Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-business
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards