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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 80 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing ERP 52 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.46% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.06% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 28
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£513 £425 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £295 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £426 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -32.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-39.15% +127.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2123 1893 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.56% 71.03% 65.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 950 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.67 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.20% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 0 22 £513 +20.58% 16
Cheshire +17 17 £525 +40.00% 7
Lancashire -8 7 £475 +58.33% 2
Merseyside +4 2 £335 - 3
Cumbria - - - - 1
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (43.16%) SAP
2 24 (25.26%) Finance
3 18 (18.95%) Oracle
4 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.84%) Project Management
5 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.84%) SAP ERP
6 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (13.68%) Manufacturing
6 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.58%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
8 9 (9.47%) FMCG
9 8 (8.42%) SAP EWM
9 8 (8.42%) Data Management
9 8 (8.42%) IBM
9 8 (8.42%) SQL
10 7 (7.37%) DSDM
10 7 (7.37%) SOA
10 7 (7.37%) CRM
10 7 (7.37%) Change Management
10 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
10 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (6.32%) Cognos
11 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
11 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
12 5 (5.26%) .NET

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Project
3 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS Office
5 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (16.84%) SAP ERP
2 11 (11.58%) 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%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (3.16%) Agresso
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (3.16%) Maximo
7 3 (3.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (2.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (1.05%) SAP APO
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) NAS
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) VPN
2 1 (1.05%) Extranet
2 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) DB2
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.11%) EDMS
6 1 (1.05%) OLAP
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.05%) StreamInsight
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) Consultant
4 12 (12.63%) SAP Manager
5 11 (11.58%) Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Manager
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (7.37%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.21%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.16%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (3.16%) TM1 Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) SAP PLM Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) PMO Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) EDI
4 1 (1.05%) JDBC
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) ODBC
4 1 (1.05%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.05%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) FMCG
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) LIMS
5 1 (1.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) UNIX
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
1 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Project Management
1 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
2 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (8.42%) Data Management
4 7 (7.37%) DSDM
4 7 (7.37%) SOA
4 7 (7.37%) CRM
4 7 (7.37%) Change Management
5 5 (5.26%) ITIL
5 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.26%) PLM
5 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 5 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.21%) Document Management
6 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Test Management
6 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) C#
2 3 (3.16%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) ABAP
3 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.05%) RPG
4 1 (1.05%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.16%) PMP
4 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) SAP
2 18 (18.95%) Oracle
3 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.42%) IBM
5 6 (6.32%) Cognos
5 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.26%) JDA
6 5 (5.26%) RedPrairie
7 4 (4.21%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.05%) Trillium
9 1 (1.05%) CA
9 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.05%) CODA
9 1 (1.05%) Sage
9 1 (1.05%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.05%) Maconomy
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £50 - £67 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago