The first table below looks at the demand for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 23 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 Staffordshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing ERP 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-39.15% +127.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 78 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.97% 69.03% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.72 £19.85 £16.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.65 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ERP
West Midlands

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Rugeley - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
ERP
West Midlands

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MDX
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) PDM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) SolidWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel