Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 76 55
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +37
Contract jobs citing ERP 31 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.36% 0.87% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.04% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 45
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £310 £123 £271
90th Percentile £533 £619 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
North West median hourly rate £6.00 £10.57 £15.50
% change year-on-year -43.24% -31.81% -37.52%

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 1,136 1,062 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.39% 83.56% 87.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 767 988
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £408 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -0.61% -0.61%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 46 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +34.38% -8.13%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.88 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -29.24%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Warrington +8 10 £325 -46.94% 3
Crewe -13 7 £363 - 6
Chester -1 3 £413 +230.00% 2
Macclesfield - 3 £600 - 2
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) QlikView
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (16.13%) Power BI
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (16.13%) Tableau
8 4 (12.90%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.68%) X++

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.23%) Sage 1000
4 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP MDG
4 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Power BI
2 5 (16.13%) QlikView
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (16.13%) ERP Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) ERP Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) ERP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.90%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
6 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.45%) Logistics
6 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) X++
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Tableau
3 2 (6.45%) Casewise
3 2 (6.45%) Sage
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.23%) VMware