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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Epicor
Rank 564 538 522
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing Epicor 19 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.068% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -1.31%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 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 30 January 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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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
England -12 19 £305 -18.66% 11
London -1 10 £313 - 3
South East +2 9 £305 -6.15% 4
City of London - 4 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £305 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Skipton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wednesbury - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -

Epicor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (83.33%) ERP
2 16 (44.44%) SAP
3 13 (36.11%) UNIX
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) SOAP
4 6 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) Magento
4 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.56%) AS400
8 2 (5.56%) PLM
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Samba
8 2 (5.56%) SSL
8 2 (5.56%) WAN

Epicor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) ERP Manager
5 4 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Trainer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Trainer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Report Writer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Support
8 1 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
1 6 (16.67%) SOAP
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
1 6 (16.67%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) PLM
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.56%) High Availability
3 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.78%) Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) Logistics
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
1 6 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Samba
1 2 (5.56%) NFS
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Unisys
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Infor
5 1 (2.78%) Ceridian
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
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