The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 54 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing ERP 29 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.07% 1.96% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.65% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +16.66%
ERP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 3 £225 -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
ERP
North West

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (39.71%) SAP
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 18 (26.47%) SAP ERP
4 17 (25.00%) CRM
5 16 (23.53%) Finance
6 14 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (19.12%) Oracle
7 13 (19.12%) Client/Server
7 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.65%) Linux
8 12 (17.65%) NetWeaver
9 11 (16.18%) SAP BW
9 11 (16.18%) DB2
9 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
10 9 (13.24%) Retail
10 9 (13.24%) ITIL
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
11 8 (11.76%) SAP Basis
11 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
12 7 (10.29%) Migration
13 6 (8.82%) Advertising
13 6 (8.82%) Cisco
13 6 (8.82%) QA
13 6 (8.82%) FMCG
14 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
14 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
14 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
14 5 (7.35%) CCNP
14 5 (7.35%) CCNA

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (17.65%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (26.47%) SAP ERP
2 14 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (5.88%) SAP PLM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.94%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.47%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (1.47%) Agresso
6 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SAP BW
1 11 (16.18%) DB2
2 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Selenium
1 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
1 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Advertising
4 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Consultant
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Basis Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Progress Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.47%) Java EE
4 1 (1.47%) EDI
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) JDBC
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.82%) FMCG
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Life Science
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Project Management
2 17 (25.00%) CRM
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.35%) SOA
7 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) PLM
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) Logistics
8 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.41%) Analytics
8 3 (4.41%) People Management
8 3 (4.41%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.41%) E-business
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) Java
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) CCNP
1 5 (7.35%) CCNA
1 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) SAP
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Nortel
5 5 (7.35%) Avaya
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) Baan
7 3 (4.41%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.41%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.94%) Cognos
8 2 (2.94%) Sun
8 2 (2.94%) Progress
9 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.47%) Axway
9 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.47%) TARGIT
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) EMC