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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 88 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing ERP 48 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.49% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.11% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 22
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£494 £390 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.60% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £425 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -47.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £15.00 £42.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +77.56%
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
2236 2039 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.43% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1033 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 97 109
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £49.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
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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 -2 23 £519 +33.87% 25
Cheshire +3 14 £463 +18.58% 9
Lancashire -11 5 £475 +58.33% 7
Cumbria -2 2 - -
Merseyside -5 2 £335 - 4
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (45.26%) SAP
2 30 (31.58%) Finance
3 24 (25.26%) SAP ERP
4 19 (20.00%) Oracle
4 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.84%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (15.79%) SQL
7 13 (13.68%) Manufacturing
7 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.63%) CRM
8 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.58%) Project Management
10 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
11 8 (8.42%) FMCG
11 8 (8.42%) SAP EWM
11 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (8.42%) NetWeaver
11 8 (8.42%) IBM
11 8 (8.42%) Advertising
11 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.42%) DB2
11 8 (8.42%) Linux
11 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
12 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
12 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
12 7 (7.37%) .NET
12 7 (7.37%) DSDM
12 7 (7.37%) Client/Server
12 7 (7.37%) RDBMS

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (8.42%) NetWeaver
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.16%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) MS Office
5 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (25.26%) SAP ERP
2 16 (16.84%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (8.42%) SAP EWM
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (4.21%) SAP PLM
7 3 (3.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (3.16%) Agresso
8 2 (2.11%) Maximo
8 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (1.05%) Magento
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.05%) SAP SCM
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) NAS
2 2 (2.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) Extranet
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) DB2
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.32%) SAP BW
4 5 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.16%) EDMS
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) MS Access
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.05%) StreamInsight
7 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.42%) Advertising
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
5 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (2.11%) Local Government
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
8 1 (1.05%) French Language
8 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.05%) Front Office
8 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Consultant
2 19 (20.00%) Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Project Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Developer
5 10 (10.53%) SAP Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Manager
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (7.37%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Architect
9 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.21%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (4.21%) Test Manager
12 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) SAP PLM Consultant
12 3 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
12 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV Developer
12 3 (3.16%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.16%) EDI
3 3 (3.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.05%) Java EE
4 1 (1.05%) J2EE
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) JDBC
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) FMCG
2 7 (7.37%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) AS400
6 1 (1.05%) Life Science
6 1 (1.05%) EPoS
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) LIMS
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) AIX
2 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (12.63%) CRM
2 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.58%) Project Management
4 7 (7.37%) DSDM
4 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.32%) Change Management
6 5 (5.26%) Migration
6 5 (5.26%) PLM
6 5 (5.26%) ITIL
6 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.26%) Logistics
6 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 4 (4.21%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.21%) Test Management
7 4 (4.21%) Data Management
8 3 (3.16%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.16%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) C#
3 3 (3.16%) Java
3 3 (3.16%) X++
4 2 (2.11%) ABAP
4 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) CCNP
3 4 (4.21%) CCNA
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) PMP
4 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) OpenView
1 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) SAP
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) IBM
4 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.32%) Cognos
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.26%) RedPrairie
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) JDA
6 4 (4.21%) Nortel
6 4 (4.21%) Avaya
6 4 (4.21%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.05%) Sage
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.05%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Maconomy
7 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.05%) Axway
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago