The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 19 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.07% 1.33% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 2.22% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£353 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £365 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £485 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.80 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-32.53% +119.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 135 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.09% 60.00% 62.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 51
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £339 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ERP
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ETL
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
1 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
1 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
1 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Trillium
5 1 (7.69%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.69%) Datanomic