The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Epicor products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Epicor over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Epicor
Rank 623 603 567
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Contract jobs citing Epicor 10 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.013% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.027% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Epicor
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Epicor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Epicor
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Epicor within the UK.

Epicor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Epicor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Epicor within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Epicor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Epicor
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Epicor within the UK.

Epicor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Epicor
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Epicor within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
England 0 10 £350 - 17
South West - 4 £313 -
Wiltshire - 4 £313 -
South East -25 3 £400 +10.34% 2
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Swindon - 2 £300 -
London +7 1 £500 +100.00% 3
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 5
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - - 2
Crewe - 1 - -

Epicor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (55.56%) ERP
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) EDI
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) NetSuite
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (16.67%) MuleSoft
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Infor
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (11.11%) SaaS
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

Epicor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) EDI
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Logistics
3 3 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) PLM
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) NetSuite
2 3 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 2 (11.11%) Infor
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) JDA
4 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards