The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 20 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ERP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.06% - 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £36.40 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-18.95% +48.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.39% 74.60% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 67
Average daily rate £423 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.92 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.76% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP across the Preston region.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Preston

ERP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) DSDM
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (11.11%) PLM
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Infor
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (33.33%) TM1 Developer
2 3 (33.33%) TM1 Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) PLM
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
3 1 (11.11%) Infor