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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 91 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing ERP 68 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 1.80% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.45% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 22
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£458 £494 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year
- +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.98 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £25.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-15.68% -29.94%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 29 £513 - 11
Cumbria -5 16 £500 -
Cheshire -16 10 £325 -38.09% 3
Lancashire +13 7 £300 -36.84% 4
Merseyside -9 4 £426 +27.08% 3
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (43.03%) Oracle
2 63 (38.18%) SAP
3 42 (25.45%) Finance
4 36 (21.82%) Security Cleared
5 32 (19.39%) SC Cleared
6 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
6 27 (16.36%) Migration
7 24 (14.55%) SQL
7 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.73%) Middleware
8 21 (12.73%) Project Management
8 21 (12.73%) .NET
8 21 (12.73%) SOA
9 20 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (11.52%) Windows
10 19 (11.52%) Oracle Database
11 18 (10.91%) PRINCE2
11 18 (10.91%) Java
11 18 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.30%) Manufacturing
12 17 (10.30%) UNIX
12 17 (10.30%) Linux
12 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (9.70%) TOGAF
13 16 (9.70%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (9.09%) CRM
14 15 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (9.09%) Test Scripting

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (7.88%) NetWeaver
1 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
4 2 (1.21%) Lync
4 2 (1.21%) Node.js
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.61%) Mule
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.82%) MS Office
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Windchill
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (9.70%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (6.67%) SAP ERP
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (4.24%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (3.03%) Agresso
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (3.03%) Primavera
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (2.42%) Teamcenter
9 4 (2.42%) SAP Retail
10 3 (1.82%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) LAN
1 3 (1.82%) WAN
2 2 (1.21%) DHCP
2 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.52%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.88%) SAP HANA
3 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.24%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.61%) HBase
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) JIRA
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.21%) MorphX
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Hudson
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.61%) LSMW
5 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (25.45%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.85%) Local Government
5 7 (4.24%) Retail
6 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Architect
2 21 (12.73%) Analyst
3 19 (11.52%) Developer
3 19 (11.52%) Consultant
4 18 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.09%) SAP Architect
6 10 (6.06%) SAP Manager
6 10 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.45%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (4.24%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.64%) PMO Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.42%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) .NET
1 21 (12.73%) Middleware
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (7.88%) XML
4 9 (5.45%) HTML
5 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.64%) SOAP
5 6 (3.64%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.82%) JSON
6 3 (1.82%) REST
7 2 (1.21%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.21%) Velocity
7 2 (1.21%) Web Services
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.21%) XSD
7 2 (1.21%) XSLT
7 2 (1.21%) JMS
7 2 (1.21%) WSDL
8 1 (0.61%) CSS
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.24%) FMCG
3 5 (3.03%) SCADA
4 4 (2.42%) NHS
4 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.21%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Linux
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (10.30%) UNIX
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.36%) Migration
2 21 (12.73%) SOA
2 21 (12.73%) Project Management
3 18 (10.91%) PRINCE2
3 18 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.70%) TOGAF
5 15 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (9.09%) CRM
6 14 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.48%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (7.88%) High Availability
8 12 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.06%) Test Management
10 10 (6.06%) UML
11 8 (4.85%) PLM
11 8 (4.85%) SAP Implementation
11 8 (4.85%) Logistics
11 8 (4.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 18 (10.91%) Java
3 12 (7.27%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.03%) X++
6 3 (1.82%) Python
6 3 (1.82%) XQuery
6 3 (1.82%) C
6 3 (1.82%) C++
7 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.21%) C#
7 2 (1.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.48%) Degree
4 6 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.21%) MCITP
6 2 (1.21%) CIPD
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MBA
7 1 (0.61%) MCTS
7 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) GAMP
2 5 (3.03%) GMP
3 2 (1.21%) GAAP
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (43.03%) Oracle
2 63 (38.18%) SAP
3 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.88%) IBM
5 5 (3.03%) Baan
5 5 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (3.03%) VMware
5 5 (3.03%) Wonderware
6 3 (1.82%) HP
6 3 (1.82%) Lotus
7 2 (1.21%) Retek
7 2 (1.21%) ATG
7 2 (1.21%) Stellent
7 2 (1.21%) Endeca
8 1 (0.61%) QAD
8 1 (0.61%) Veeam
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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First Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £500+ per day
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