The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Epicor products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Epicor over the 3 months to 16 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 Vendors for the England 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Epicor Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Epicor
Rank 546 506 550
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +44
Contract jobs citing Epicor 20 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
Average daily rate £300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Epicor
UK

Epicor
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Epicor across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Epicor Jobs Demand Trend in England

Epicor
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Epicor Daily Rate Trend in England

Epicor
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Epicor across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Epicor Daily Rate Histogram in England

Epicor
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Epicor Hourly Rate Trend in England

Epicor
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Epicor within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 6 £150 -60.26% 1
South East - 3 £550 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Epicor
UK

Epicor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Epicor 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 Epicor.

1 14 (48.28%) ERP
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (20.69%) B2B
4 6 (20.69%) B2C
4 6 (20.69%) Front Office
4 6 (20.69%) Back Office
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Sage
8 2 (6.90%) EPoS
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) EDI
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
8 2 (6.90%) Process Management
8 2 (6.90%) Sage 200
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) Business Development
8 2 (6.90%) NetSuite
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (3.45%) Line 50
9 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One

Epicor
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Epicor 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 Epicor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Line 50
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.45%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (24.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.69%) Front Office
1 6 (20.69%) Back Office
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) ERP Implementation Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.90%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) EDI
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ERP
2 6 (20.69%) B2B
2 6 (20.69%) B2C
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CIMA
1 1 (3.45%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Sage
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.45%) BT