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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 77 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing ERP 58 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.92% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.06% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 27
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -32.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £15.00 £27.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +106.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2130 1940 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.34% 70.91% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 973 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 94 109
Average hourly rate £27.17 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +8 30 £513 +20.58% 21
Cheshire +14 17 £525 +40.00% 11
Lancashire -8 4 £475 +58.33% 3
Merseyside +4 2 £335 - 2
Cumbria 0 2 - -
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (46.46%) SAP
2 26 (26.26%) Finance
3 24 (24.24%) SAP ERP
4 21 (21.21%) Oracle
5 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
7 13 (13.13%) CRM
7 13 (13.13%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.12%) SQL
8 12 (12.12%) Project Management
9 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 9 (9.09%) NetWeaver
9 9 (9.09%) DB2
9 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.08%) Linux
10 8 (8.08%) IBM
10 8 (8.08%) FMCG
10 8 (8.08%) SAP EWM
11 7 (7.07%) Change Management
11 7 (7.07%) SAP BW
11 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
11 7 (7.07%) DSDM
11 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
11 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (6.06%) Cognos
12 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (6.06%) Business Objects

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.03%) MS Project
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (24.24%) SAP ERP
2 13 (13.13%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (8.08%) SAP EWM
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (5.05%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (4.04%) SAP PLM
7 3 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (3.03%) Maximo
7 3 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (3.03%) Agresso
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) NAS
2 2 (2.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.01%) Network Security
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Extranet
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) LAN
3 1 (1.01%) WAN
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) DB2
2 7 (7.07%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.03%) EDMS
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.01%) QlikView
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.06%) Advertising
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) French Language
6 1 (1.01%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Analyst
2 20 (20.20%) Project Manager
3 19 (19.19%) Consultant
4 14 (14.14%) Developer
5 11 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 9 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Manager
7 8 (8.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (8.08%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.04%) SAP Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) TM1 Developer
10 3 (3.03%) TM1 Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Implementation Manager
10 3 (3.03%) SAP PLM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (4.04%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.03%) Middleware
3 3 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (1.01%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.01%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.01%) JDBC
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) FMCG
2 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Life Science
6 1 (1.01%) AS400
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) LIMS
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) UNIX
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.01%) AIX
3 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.13%) CRM
3 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (12.12%) Project Management
4 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.07%) Change Management
5 7 (7.07%) DSDM
6 6 (6.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.05%) PLM
7 5 (5.05%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.05%) Test Strategy
7 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.04%) ITIL
8 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.04%) Test Management
8 4 (4.04%) Document Management
8 4 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.03%) Master Data Management
9 3 (3.03%) Logistics
9 3 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) ABAP
4 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.02%) X++
5 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CCNP
3 4 (4.04%) CCNA
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) PMP
4 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
1 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.01%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (46.46%) SAP
2 21 (21.21%) Oracle
3 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) IBM
5 6 (6.06%) Cognos
5 6 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.05%) RedPrairie
6 5 (5.05%) JDA
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco
7 4 (4.04%) Nortel
7 4 (4.04%) JD Edwards
7 4 (4.04%) Avaya
8 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.01%) Datanomic
9 1 (1.01%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.01%) Maconomy
9 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.01%) VMware
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