The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 43 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing ERP 81 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.46% 2.80% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 4.22% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.39% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £35.47 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.80 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £37.80 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-39.81% +127.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1720 1281 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.44% 66.30% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 642 761
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 59 71
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.80 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
ERP
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +21 25 £313 -10.71% 3
Birmingham -3 16 £425 -5.55% 11
Coventry -19 9 £423 -23.18%
Wolverhampton +3 2 £325 +1.56%
Shropshire - 2 £250 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £475 -
Walsall - 1 £463 -
Dudley - 1 £325 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Tipton - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 5
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (33.97%) SAP
2 46 (29.49%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.59%) Finance
3 29 (18.59%) MS Excel
4 28 (17.95%) Manufacturing
5 24 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (14.74%) CRM
6 23 (14.74%) Oracle
7 22 (14.10%) Dynamics AX
8 21 (13.46%) Project Management
9 20 (12.82%) .NET
10 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 15 (9.62%) Test Scripting
13 14 (8.97%) MS Project
13 14 (8.97%) ISEB
14 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
14 13 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 12 (7.69%) Project Planning
15 12 (7.69%) Migration
15 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (7.05%) C#
16 11 (7.05%) Java
16 11 (7.05%) SOA
16 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
17 10 (6.41%) Automotive
17 10 (6.41%) MS Office
18 9 (5.77%) Drupal

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (5.77%) Drupal
1 9 (5.77%) Alfresco
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.97%) MS Project
3 10 (6.41%) MS Office
4 4 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (5.13%) SAP ERP
3 6 (3.85%) SAP SD
4 5 (3.21%) Maximo
4 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (3.21%) SAP HR
5 4 (2.56%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (2.56%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.92%) Agresso
6 3 (1.92%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.92%) SAP EWM
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.28%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.64%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.64%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Firewall
1 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.28%) WAN
1 2 (1.28%) DHCP
1 2 (1.28%) VPN
1 2 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) LAN
2 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.21%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.92%) ZAP BI
8 2 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.28%) MySQL
8 2 (1.28%) OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Cognos Powerplay
9 1 (0.64%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) WebSpeed
2 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.41%) Automotive
4 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Advertising
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) Analyst
2 25 (16.03%) Project Manager
3 22 (14.10%) Architect
4 19 (12.18%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.26%) Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Consultant
7 11 (7.05%) Administrator
8 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.41%) Project Planner
8 10 (6.41%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.41%) Project Administrator
9 9 (5.77%) PMO Administrator
10 7 (4.49%) ERP Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) ERP Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.21%) SAP Test Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Applications Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Programmer
11 5 (3.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.82%) .NET
2 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.49%) J2EE
4 3 (1.92%) MDX
4 3 (1.92%) WCF
5 2 (1.28%) HTML5
5 2 (1.28%) HTML
5 2 (1.28%) CSS
5 2 (1.28%) XML
5 2 (1.28%) jQuery
5 2 (1.28%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (0.64%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.64%) XSLT
6 1 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) XHTML
6 1 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.21%) Data Extraction
2 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.92%) E-Learning
3 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.28%) Open Source
4 2 (1.28%) DataPower
4 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.28%) EPoS
4 2 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.64%) SCADA
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.64%) PMI
5 1 (0.64%) GIS
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.56%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) UNIX
3 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.28%) VMS
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (14.74%) CRM
3 21 (13.46%) Project Management
4 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.62%) Test Scripting
7 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 12 (7.69%) Migration
9 11 (7.05%) SOA
9 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (5.13%) SAP Implementation
11 8 (5.13%) ITIL
11 8 (5.13%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.49%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.49%) Change Management
12 7 (4.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) C#
1 11 (7.05%) Java
2 9 (5.77%) SQL
3 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.28%) Assembly Language
4 2 (1.28%) VB
4 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.28%) ABAP
4 2 (1.28%) VBA
4 2 (1.28%) C++
4 2 (1.28%) C
4 2 (1.28%) X++
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) ISEB
2 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.49%) Degree
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.28%) PMP
7 2 (1.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) CCA
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (33.97%) SAP
2 46 (29.49%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.74%) Oracle
4 8 (5.13%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.21%) IBM
6 4 (2.56%) Adobe
7 3 (1.92%) Capita
8 2 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.28%) webMethods
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix
8 2 (1.28%) Trillium
8 2 (1.28%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.64%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.64%) Cognos
9 1 (0.64%) Siebel
9 1 (0.64%) Progress
9 1 (0.64%) CA
9 1 (0.64%) Pegasus
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