The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Preston 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 20 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ERP 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.64% - 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£475 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.80 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-32.53% +119.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 35 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 70.00% 60.34% 62.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 83
Average daily rate £405 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £317 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ERP
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Cognos
3 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
3 5 (45.45%) DSDM
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (9.09%) Pegasus
6 1 (9.09%) Maconomy
6 1 (9.09%) PLM
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) MS Access
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Infor

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (27.27%) TM1 Developer
2 3 (27.27%) TM1 Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DSDM
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) Pegasus
5 1 (9.09%) Maconomy
5 1 (9.09%) Infor