The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Epicor
Rank 574 531 573
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +42
Contract jobs citing Epicor 22 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.088% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 4
Average daily rate £300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £454 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 23 April 2014.

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 30 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 20 £300 -14.28% 6
London -15 6 £150 -63.41%
South East - 3 £550 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Darlington - - - -
Derby - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Spalding - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Durham - - - -

Epicor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) ERP
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 6 (18.75%) Front Office
4 6 (18.75%) Back Office
4 6 (18.75%) B2B
4 6 (18.75%) B2C
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) C
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Sage
7 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (6.25%) Sage 200
8 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Development
8 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
8 2 (6.25%) Process Management
8 2 (6.25%) Infragistics
8 2 (6.25%) EDI
8 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (3.13%) Business Objects

Epicor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Epicor Vantage
1 2 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.13%) Line 50
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.13%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Front Office
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (3.13%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (3.13%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) EDI
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ERP
2 6 (18.75%) B2B
2 6 (18.75%) B2C
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Development
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ACCA
1 1 (3.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Sage
3 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
3 2 (6.25%) Infragistics
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects