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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 20 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing ERP 2 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.32% 0.73% 8.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.06% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £338 - £600
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 £28.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +35.71%
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
105 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.54% 68.61% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 49
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £228 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Baan
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) RedPrairie
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Fit Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) ERP Manager
2 5 (38.46%) ERP Project Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 2 (15.38%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) ICT Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Process Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Fit Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Case Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Baan
1 3 (23.08%) RedPrairie
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft