The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 76 70 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Contract jobs citing ERP 94 90 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 2.32% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.97% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 26
Average daily rate £356 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £353 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £678 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.88 £46.09 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +109.50%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
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 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 29 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

ERP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 55 £385 -23.00% 44
Cheshire -1 19 £375 -10.71% 19
Lancashire -14 9 £325 -18.75% 7
Merseyside 0 6 £325 -35.00% 4
Cumbria -8 1 - -
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (34.76%) CRM
2 70 (33.33%) Oracle
3 68 (32.38%) Finance
4 53 (25.24%) JavaScript
5 41 (19.52%) SAP
6 39 (18.57%) Java
6 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 37 (17.62%) PHP
7 37 (17.62%) Web Development
8 35 (16.67%) Network Security
8 35 (16.67%) Digital Media
8 35 (16.67%) .NET
9 33 (15.71%) Project Management
10 31 (14.76%) MS Excel
10 31 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (13.81%) Oracle ERP
12 28 (13.33%) SQL
12 28 (13.33%) Change Management
13 23 (10.95%) Migration
13 23 (10.95%) Oracle EBS R12
13 23 (10.95%) Dynamics AX
14 22 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
14 22 (10.48%) Oracle Payables
14 22 (10.48%) SQL Server
15 20 (9.52%) SharePoint
15 20 (9.52%) Test Scripting
15 20 (9.52%) SC Cleared
15 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
16 18 (8.57%) jQuery

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.95%) CMS
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Project
3 6 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (2.86%) MS Office
3 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (13.81%) Oracle ERP
2 23 (10.95%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (10.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (10.48%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (3.33%) SAP ERP
5 7 (3.33%) SAP HR
5 7 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
6 6 (2.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 6 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (1.90%) Magento
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (1.43%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
3 4 (1.90%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.67%) Network Security
2 6 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) LDAP
3 1 (0.48%) NAS
3 1 (0.48%) SAN
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) VLAN
3 1 (0.48%) VoIP
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.90%) Big Data
7 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.43%) OLAP
7 3 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.43%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.95%) MySQL
8 2 (0.95%) QlikView
8 2 (0.95%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.38%) PeopleTools
3 4 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.43%) Maven
5 2 (0.95%) Toad
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
6 1 (0.48%) MorphX
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 68 (32.38%) Finance
2 12 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.86%) Local Government
3 6 (2.86%) Retail
4 5 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.43%) Advertising
5 3 (1.43%) Back Office
5 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (24.76%) Developer
2 32 (15.24%) Analyst
3 28 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.05%) Tester
5 17 (8.10%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.10%) Consultant
6 15 (7.14%) ERP Manager
7 12 (5.71%) Architect
7 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 10 (4.76%) SAP Manager
9 9 (4.29%) CRM Developer
9 9 (4.29%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Change Manager
10 7 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
10 7 (3.33%) HR Manager
10 7 (3.33%) SAP HR Project Manager
11 6 (2.86%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.67%) .NET
2 18 (8.57%) jQuery
3 12 (5.71%) CSS
3 12 (5.71%) HTML
4 10 (4.76%) XML
5 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.38%) CSS3
5 5 (2.38%) HTML5
6 4 (1.90%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.43%) WCF
7 3 (1.43%) Web Services
8 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.95%) JSON
8 2 (0.95%) RESTful
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.48%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.48%) LESS
9 1 (0.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.86%) Learning Management System
3 6 (2.86%) SCORM
4 3 (1.43%) e-Learning
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) Animation
6 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.48%) Economics
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.48%) PMI
6 1 (0.48%) Replication
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.90%) Linux
1 4 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) AIX
2 1 (0.48%) Android
2 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.48%) HPUX
2 1 (0.48%) Solaris
2 1 (0.48%) Unix
2 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.76%) CRM
2 37 (17.62%) Web Development
3 33 (15.71%) Project Management
4 31 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.33%) Change Management
6 23 (10.95%) Migration
7 20 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 16 (7.62%) Data Migration
9 14 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (6.19%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.71%) System Testing
12 11 (5.24%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.24%) SDLC
13 10 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.29%) Scrum
14 9 (4.29%) TDD
15 8 (3.81%) ETL
15 8 (3.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.24%) JavaScript
2 39 (18.57%) Java
3 37 (17.62%) PHP
4 28 (13.33%) SQL
5 14 (6.67%) C#
6 5 (2.38%) PeopleCode
6 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.38%) SQR
6 5 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.43%) X++
8 2 (0.95%) C
8 2 (0.95%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) ABAP
9 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.81%) Degree
4 7 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.86%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.38%) PMP
7 3 (1.43%) HND
8 2 (0.95%) ISEB
8 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.48%) MCP
9 1 (0.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 70 (33.33%) Oracle
2 41 (19.52%) SAP
3 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.24%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (3.33%) Adobe
6 4 (1.90%) ATG
6 4 (1.90%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) Infor
6 4 (1.90%) Talend
6 4 (1.90%) Teradata
6 4 (1.90%) Vertica
7 3 (1.43%) Sage
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco
8 2 (0.95%) CODA
8 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.95%) Tableau
8 2 (0.95%) VMware
8 2 (0.95%) Zend
9 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Rullion IT Plus
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Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £425.00 per day
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Weaveware
Rate: Up to £325 per day
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Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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