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 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 86 37 84
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +47
Contract jobs citing ERP 21 80 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 3.84% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 5.49% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 11
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +16.66%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 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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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 -10 3 £340 -6.84% 2
Birmingham -27 3 £385 -9.41% 10
Coventry 0 2 £438 +59.09% 2
Worcestershire -7 1 £650 +85.71% 1
Walsall - 1 £310 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Wednesbury - - - -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (31.17%) SAP
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
3 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
4 16 (20.78%) Project Management
4 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing
5 15 (19.48%) Automotive
6 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.99%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (12.99%) Business Transformation
7 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle
8 9 (11.69%) MS Project
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.69%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
9 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.39%) SOA
9 8 (10.39%) Data Mapping
9 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Change Control
10 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.09%) ETL
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 6 (7.79%) Trillium
11 6 (7.79%) CRM
11 6 (7.79%) Java
11 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.79%) SAP ERP

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Alfresco
2 3 (3.90%) Drupal
2 3 (3.90%) Documentum
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Project
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
4 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (7.79%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.90%) CA Clarity
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.60%) BPCS
4 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.30%) Agresso
5 1 (1.30%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.60%) Essbase
5 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.60%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing
3 15 (19.48%) Automotive
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Project Manager
3 12 (15.58%) Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Integration Manager
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) ERP Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Planner
9 2 (2.60%) Administrator
9 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) SAP Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) EDI
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.90%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.30%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
2 16 (20.78%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.99%) Business Transformation
5 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.69%) Change Management
6 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.39%) SOA
6 8 (10.39%) Data Mapping
6 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Change Control
7 7 (9.09%) ETL
7 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) CRM
8 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) X++
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) APMP
3 3 (3.90%) PgMP
3 3 (3.90%) PMP
3 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) ACCA
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CIMA
4 1 (1.30%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.90%) P3O
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) SCOM
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) SAP
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) Trillium
5 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 4 (5.19%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.90%) Cognos
6 3 (3.90%) CA
6 3 (3.90%) Primavera
6 3 (3.90%) Cadence
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Cincom
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester
Maxegan Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £600+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 days ago