The first table below looks at the demand for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 24 April 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 North West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 93 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing ERP 43 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.32% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.88% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 23
Average daily rate £400 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +190.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2179 1704 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.93% 70.50% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 839 992
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 84 87
Average hourly rate £25.25 £28.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
ERP
England

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 26 £388 -3.12% 5
Cheshire -9 7 £350 +35.26% 3
Lancashire -20 7 £400 +33.33% 2
Merseyside - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 3
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (30.93%) SAP
2 23 (23.71%) Finance
3 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (20.62%) Oracle
4 16 (16.49%) CRM
5 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2
6 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.43%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.40%) Project Management
8 12 (12.37%) Migration
9 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
9 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
10 8 (8.25%) Data Management
10 8 (8.25%) Change Management
10 8 (8.25%) Middleware
10 8 (8.25%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (8.25%) SOA
11 7 (7.22%) ITIL
11 7 (7.22%) .NET
11 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.19%) Retail
12 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.19%) SaaS
12 6 (6.19%) SQL
13 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
13 5 (5.15%) GIS
13 5 (5.15%) SAP CRM
13 5 (5.15%) Programme Management

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (5.15%) SAP CRM
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (5.15%) SAP ERP
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (3.09%) Maximo
6 2 (2.06%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.03%) CA Clarity
7 1 (1.03%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) LAN
1 1 (1.03%) SMS
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
1 1 (1.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.15%) DB2
2 4 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.06%) StreamInsight
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) LLBLGen Pro
2 1 (1.03%) NMock
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.46%) Architect
2 15 (15.46%) Consultant
3 11 (11.34%) Programme Manager
3 11 (11.34%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (9.28%) ERP Manager
5 8 (8.25%) Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.15%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Designer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Programme Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.09%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Middleware
2 7 (7.22%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) XML
3 3 (3.09%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.06%) ODBC
4 2 (2.06%) JDBC
4 2 (2.06%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.03%) EDI
5 1 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.03%) YUI
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) GIS
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) FMCG
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) LIMS
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.03%) SCADA
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (16.49%) CRM
3 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.40%) Project Management
5 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 8 (8.25%) Data Management
6 8 (8.25%) SOA
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) ITIL
7 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.15%) Change Control
9 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) C#
3 3 (3.09%) Java
4 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VBScript
5 1 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) ACCA
4 1 (1.03%) CIMA
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) SAP
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Epicor
5 3 (3.09%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.06%) ESRI
6 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.06%) Cognos
6 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.06%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Typemock
7 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.03%) CA
7 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.03%) Maconomy
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago