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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 89 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing ERP 81 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.87% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.14% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 19
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£450 £506 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £33.64 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.05% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-6.52% -36.81%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 38 £441 -13.90% 24
Cumbria -5 14 £488 - 1
Cheshire -7 12 £365 -21.08% 9
Merseyside -3 8 £425 +26.86% 1
Lancashire -10 7 £500 -1.23% 5
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (33.77%) Oracle
2 51 (33.12%) SAP
3 50 (32.47%) Finance
4 27 (17.53%) Security Cleared
5 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (14.94%) SOA
6 22 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
7 20 (12.99%) SQL
7 20 (12.99%) Middleware
7 20 (12.99%) Project Management
8 19 (12.34%) Java
8 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
8 19 (12.34%) PRINCE2
8 19 (12.34%) CRM
8 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
9 18 (11.69%) Oracle Database
9 18 (11.69%) .NET
9 18 (11.69%) Migration
9 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (11.69%) TOGAF
10 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.39%) Oracle Fusion
10 16 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (9.74%) QA
11 15 (9.74%) SAP Implementation
11 15 (9.74%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (9.74%) IBM
12 13 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.25%) NetWeaver
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.60%) CMS
4 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.95%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.30%) Lync
5 2 (1.30%) Node.js
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.65%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (9.74%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (7.79%) SAP ERP
5 9 (5.84%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (3.25%) Agresso
8 5 (3.25%) Primavera
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (1.95%) Teamcenter
11 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (1.30%) SAP Business One
11 2 (1.30%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) LAN
1 2 (1.30%) WAN
1 2 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) DHCP
2 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.25%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.65%) HBase
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.95%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.30%) MorphX
4 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.65%) LSMW
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (32.47%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 2 (1.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (18.18%) Architect
2 24 (15.58%) Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Consultant
4 19 (12.34%) Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.44%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 10 (6.49%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (4.55%) SAP Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Test Specialist
10 5 (3.25%) ERP Manager
10 5 (3.25%) ERP Project Manager
11 4 (2.60%) SAP Test Manager
11 4 (2.60%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) Middleware
2 18 (11.69%) .NET
3 16 (10.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (7.14%) XML
5 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.55%) SOAP
5 7 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (2.60%) REST
6 4 (2.60%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.60%) JSON
7 3 (1.95%) Web Services
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (1.30%) Velocity
8 2 (1.30%) CSS
8 2 (1.30%) XSD
8 2 (1.30%) XSLT
8 2 (1.30%) JMS
8 2 (1.30%) WSDL
8 2 (1.30%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.25%) SCADA
2 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.95%) NHS
5 2 (1.30%) Statistics
5 2 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Windows
2 4 (2.60%) Linux
2 4 (2.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.94%) SOA
2 20 (12.99%) Project Management
3 19 (12.34%) PRINCE2
3 19 (12.34%) CRM
3 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
4 18 (11.69%) TOGAF
4 18 (11.69%) Migration
4 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.74%) SAP Implementation
7 13 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.49%) Test Management
9 10 (6.49%) Change Management
9 10 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.84%) UML
11 8 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (5.19%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.99%) SQL
2 19 (12.34%) Java
3 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.25%) ABAP
5 5 (3.25%) X++
6 3 (1.95%) Python
6 3 (1.95%) XQuery
6 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.95%) C
6 3 (1.95%) C#
7 2 (1.30%) C++
7 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (5.19%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) CIPD
6 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.65%) APMP
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CISA
7 1 (0.65%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) GAMP
2 5 (3.25%) GMP
3 2 (1.30%) GAAP
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (33.77%) Oracle
2 51 (33.12%) SAP
3 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.74%) IBM
5 8 (5.19%) Baan
6 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.25%) HP
6 5 (3.25%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (3.25%) Wonderware
7 4 (2.60%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.95%) Sage
8 3 (1.95%) VMware
8 3 (1.95%) Lotus
9 2 (1.30%) Infor
9 2 (1.30%) ATG
9 2 (1.30%) Stellent
9 2 (1.30%) Endeca
9 2 (1.30%) Retek
10 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.65%) McAfee
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