The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 41 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing ERP 87 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.43% 2.41% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 3.61% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 24
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£425 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.80 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +48.57%
ERP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1785 1386 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.41% 66.73% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 722 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ERP Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warwickshire +12 29 £375 +20.96% 1
Birmingham +4 14 £450 +136.84% 10
Coventry -16 4 - - 2
Shropshire - 3 £250 -
Worcestershire -3 2 £475 -17.39%
Wolverhampton -4 2 £283 -11.71% 1
Walsall - 1 £463 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 55 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.27%) SAP
3 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
4 31 (20.13%) Finance
5 28 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 24 (15.58%) Oracle
6 24 (15.58%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (13.64%) Project Management
9 19 (12.34%) CRM
10 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
10 18 (11.69%) .NET
10 18 (11.69%) Migration
11 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.04%) Automotive
12 16 (10.39%) MS Project
12 16 (10.39%) Project Planning
12 16 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (9.74%) SOA
14 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 14 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 13 (8.44%) Business Analysis
15 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
16 12 (7.79%) Programme Management
16 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (7.14%) TOGAF
17 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
17 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
17 11 (7.14%) MS Office

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.84%) Drupal
1 9 (5.84%) Alfresco
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.25%) CMS
3 2 (1.30%) Documentum
3 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.39%) MS Project
3 11 (7.14%) MS Office
4 5 (3.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (15.58%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 7 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.60%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.60%) Maximo
3 4 (2.60%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.95%) Agresso
4 3 (1.95%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.30%) CA Clarity
5 2 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.65%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.65%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) WAN
1 3 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.65%) Wireless
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.95%) ZAP BI
8 2 (1.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.30%) MySQL
8 2 (1.30%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.30%) Essbase
8 2 (1.30%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (1.30%) OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) WebSpeed
General
1 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 17 (11.04%) Automotive
4 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.60%) Advertising
6 3 (1.95%) Local Government
6 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 3 (1.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (22.73%) Analyst
2 27 (17.53%) Architect
3 21 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 17 (11.04%) Developer
5 15 (9.74%) Business Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.79%) Administrator
8 11 (7.14%) Consultant
8 11 (7.14%) Project Planner
8 11 (7.14%) Project Administrator
9 10 (6.49%) PMO Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Trainer
11 6 (3.90%) Integration Manager
11 6 (3.90%) Integration Project Manager
12 5 (3.25%) ERP Project Manager
12 5 (3.25%) ERP Manager
12 5 (3.25%) Programmer
12 5 (3.25%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.25%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) .NET
2 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (1.95%) MDX
4 3 (1.95%) WCF
5 2 (1.30%) jQuery
5 2 (1.30%) HTML5
5 2 (1.30%) HTML
5 2 (1.30%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (1.30%) CSS
5 2 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) XSLT
6 1 (0.65%) XHTML
6 1 (0.65%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.25%) Data Extraction
2 4 (2.60%) SCADA
2 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.95%) E-Learning
3 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.95%) PMI
4 2 (1.30%) DataPower
4 2 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.95%) UNIX
2 2 (1.30%) Windows
2 2 (1.30%) VMS
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (13.64%) Project Management
3 19 (12.34%) CRM
4 18 (11.69%) Migration
5 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.39%) Project Planning
6 16 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (9.74%) SOA
8 14 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.44%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.79%) Programme Management
10 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
11 11 (7.14%) TOGAF
12 9 (5.84%) Business Transformation
13 8 (5.19%) Data Mapping
13 8 (5.19%) Change Management
13 8 (5.19%) Asset Management
13 8 (5.19%) ITIL
14 7 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.14%) C#
1 11 (7.14%) Java
2 8 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.95%) C++
3 3 (1.95%) VBA
3 3 (1.95%) Assembly Language
3 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.95%) C
4 2 (1.30%) ABAP
4 2 (1.30%) X++
4 2 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Degree
3 7 (4.55%) ISEB
4 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MBA
6 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PgMP
7 1 (0.65%) APMP
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) CCA
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
1 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.30%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.27%) SAP
3 24 (15.58%) Oracle
4 5 (3.25%) Trillium
4 5 (3.25%) Adobe
5 4 (2.60%) IBM
6 3 (1.95%) Capita
7 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.30%) Cognos
7 2 (1.30%) CA
7 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.30%) webMethods
7 2 (1.30%) Primavera
8 1 (0.65%) ESRI
8 1 (0.65%) Cadence
8 1 (0.65%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.65%) Siebel
8 1 (0.65%) Progress
8 1 (0.65%) Sybase
8 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
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