The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Epicor products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Epicor over the 3 months to 19 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Epicor Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Epicor
Rank 240 236 249
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Epicor 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.14% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.28% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £264 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% -44.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4331 4295 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 49.17% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2256 2168 2136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.78 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Epicor
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Epicor across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Epicor Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Epicor
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Epicor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Epicor
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Epicor within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Epicor
England

Epicor
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Epicor 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 Epicor.

1 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) NetSuite
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Epicor
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Epicor 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 Epicor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) NetSuite