The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 71 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 1.02% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £463 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +49.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -21.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
905 831 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.30% 70.96% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 398 346
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
1 7 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) MS Access
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.76%) Advertising
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (4.76%) BPMN

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Training Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Training Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) AS400
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Analytics
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) X++
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Unisys
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Epicor