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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 22 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing ERP 2 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.31% 9.27% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 12.93% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £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 £37.25 £21.00 £26.63
% change year-on-year
+77.38% -21.12%
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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
108 147 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.59% 71.71% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 69
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) MaxDB
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) MaxDB
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects