The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 18 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing ERP 22 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.83% 3.83% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 5.38% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 223 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.19% 71.25% 59.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 103 59
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool +4 18 £385 -12.00% 1
Prescot - 3 £275 -
ERP
North West

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (87.10%) Oracle
2 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 25 (80.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (80.65%) Oracle Payables
3 24 (77.42%) Oracle ERP
4 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
4 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
4 22 (70.97%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Volume Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.45%) E-business
7 2 (6.45%) DB2
7 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
7 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
7 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.23%) MCSE
8 1 (3.23%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.23%) MS Access
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) Siemens
8 1 (3.23%) Sage

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (77.42%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.23%) Sage 1000
3 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Tester
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Procurement Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Test Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) E-Business Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) ODBC
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Test Scripting
2 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Volume Testing
3 2 (6.45%) E-business
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sage
3 1 (3.23%) Siemens