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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 70 86 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Contract jobs citing ERP 53 24 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 1.09% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.55% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 44
Average daily rate £450 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £628 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +15 23 £550 +41.02% 14
Warwickshire +1 4 £450 +32.35% 3
Coventry -5 4 £350 - 4
Wolverhampton +5 3 £325 -23.52%
Staffordshire - 3 £350 - 7
Worcestershire +10 2 £363 -44.23% 2
Solihull - 2 £488 -
Herefordshire - 1 £550 -
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 49 (35.25%) SAP
2 31 (22.30%) Finance
3 29 (20.86%) Project Management
4 25 (17.99%) Oracle
5 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
6 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.95%) Retail
7 17 (12.23%) SQL
8 16 (11.51%) .NET
8 16 (11.51%) SOA
9 14 (10.07%) Baan
9 14 (10.07%) Service Management
10 13 (9.35%) EDI
10 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
10 13 (9.35%) ITIL
10 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (9.35%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
10 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (8.63%) TOGAF
11 12 (8.63%) XML
11 12 (8.63%) CRM
11 12 (8.63%) JD Edwards
12 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
12 11 (7.91%) Zachman Framework
12 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
12 11 (7.91%) Programme Management
12 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Engagement

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.47%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (3.60%) BPCS
3 5 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.60%) Maximo
4 4 (2.88%) Infor LN
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.16%) SAP ECC
5 3 (2.16%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (1.44%) Sage 300 ERP
6 2 (1.44%) Sage CRM
6 2 (1.44%) SAP APO
6 2 (1.44%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.72%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) IaaS
1 9 (6.47%) PaaS
1 9 (6.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) FTP
2 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.44%) LAN
3 2 (1.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) Broadband
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) MPLS
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.76%) DTS
4 3 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.44%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.44%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.72%) QlikView
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
3 18 (12.95%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Automotive
5 4 (2.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Billing
7 2 (1.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Analyst
2 25 (17.99%) Business Analyst
3 24 (17.27%) Project Manager
4 20 (14.39%) Consultant
5 19 (13.67%) Architect
6 12 (8.63%) ERP Manager
7 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Developer
8 8 (5.76%) ERP Project Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Applications Architect
9 7 (5.04%) IT Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.32%) HR Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Payroll Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Retail Business Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) TOGAF Architect
10 6 (4.32%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Zachman Architect
11 5 (3.60%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) .NET
2 13 (9.35%) EDI
3 12 (8.63%) XML
4 8 (5.76%) HTML
4 8 (5.76%) HTML5
4 8 (5.76%) REST
4 8 (5.76%) SOAP
4 8 (5.76%) Web Services
5 3 (2.16%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Social Media
2 8 (5.76%) iSeries
3 7 (5.04%) AS400
3 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.60%) PMI
5 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) Windows
1 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Project Management
2 16 (11.51%) SOA
3 14 (10.07%) Service Management
4 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.35%) ITIL
5 12 (8.63%) CRM
5 12 (8.63%) TOGAF
6 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
6 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.91%) Programme Management
6 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (7.91%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (7.19%) Analytics
7 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (6.47%) Change Management
8 9 (6.47%) Migration
8 9 (6.47%) Process Improvement
8 9 (6.47%) Process Management
9 8 (5.76%) EAI
10 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.23%) SQL
2 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.76%) Java
3 8 (5.76%) VB
3 8 (5.76%) XPath
4 6 (4.32%) RPG
5 4 (2.88%) C#
5 4 (2.88%) RPG IV
6 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
1 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.47%) Degree
3 6 (4.32%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.44%) ISEB
5 2 (1.44%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (35.25%) SAP
2 25 (17.99%) Oracle
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.07%) Baan
5 12 (8.63%) JD Edwards
6 7 (5.04%) Infor
7 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.16%) IBM
8 3 (2.16%) Kronos
8 3 (2.16%) Sage
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe
9 2 (1.44%) Cognos
9 2 (1.44%) QAD
9 2 (1.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) Avaya
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Epicor
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) webMethods
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