The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 22 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing ERP 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.97% 5.41% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 6.61% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £388 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
ERP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 121 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.22% 81.76% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 49
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ERP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Manager
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Process Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle