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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 60 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing ERP 8 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 2.39% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.85% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 6
Median daily rate £125 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -29.16%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 771 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.68% 83.90% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 561 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Cheshire

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 3 £125 -69.69% 3
Warrington +22 1 - - 2
Crewe - 1 - - 2
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ERP.

1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) EDI
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Life Science
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
Cheshire
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