The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 52 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing ERP 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 1.71% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.39% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +77.56%
ERP
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 335 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.43% 71.43% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 188
Average daily rate £370 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £21.15 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the South Wales region.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

ERP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -4 4 £475 -5.00%
Torfaen - 1 £425 -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
ERP
Wales

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Agresso
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
6 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (20.00%) SAP SRM
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Back Office
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.00%) MS Project
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Agresso
2 4 (20.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Procurement Assistant
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) E-Procurement
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix