Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 61 79
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing ERP 21 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.14% 2.71% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.12% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 6
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £475 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +280.00% -68.75%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £111
90th Percentile £655 £563 £365
North West median daily rate £473 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +28.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £26.00 £28.95
% change year-on-year +38.46% -10.19% +6.38%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 819 1,187 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.32% 86.83% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 750 736
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 49
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -41.67% +69.01%
10th Percentile £13.76 £11.06 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £61.38 £51.00
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -33.10% +26.79%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Cheshire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Cheshire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Cheshire

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Cheshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +4 6 £588 +4.44% 2
Warrington -10 5 £350 -30.00% 6
Crewe +5 1 £425 +13.33% 3
Wilmslow - 1 - -
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ERP.

1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) PMO
6 3 (14.29%) QlikView
6 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Report Writer
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ERP Architect
3 2 (9.52%) ERP Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Case Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
6 2 (9.52%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) Hyperion