The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 32 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing ERP 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.85% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £338 £475 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +50.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £475 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
ERP
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 355 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 261 210
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) GPFS
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) HACMP

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Manager
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) NetWare
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 1 (16.67%) Compaq
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) VMware