Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 82 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -36 +37
Contract jobs citing ERP 25 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.01% 0.90% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.06% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 38
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £575 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +48.39% -8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £494 £273
90th Percentile £645 £619 £489
North West median daily rate £463 £500 £423
% change year-on-year -7.50% +18.34% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 - £13.75
North West median hourly rate £36.75 £10.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year +247.68% -29.53% -68.31%

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 1,073 1,129 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.12% 84.51% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 826 830
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £235
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 34 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.40 £36.75 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £24.22
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.50% -16.50%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Crewe -2 6 £363 - 3
Warrington -4 6 £325 -43.48% 7
Macclesfield - 6 £578 - 1
Chester +2 1 £450 - 9
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) SAP
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Logistics
5 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Use Case
7 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (16.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.00%) QlikView
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (12.00%) Power BI
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (12.00%) Tableau
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Ariba
8 3 (12.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (8.00%) Billing
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.00%) Infor M3
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.00%) SAP APO
4 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 3 (12.00%) QlikView
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Architect
5 5 (20.00%) ERP Business Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (12.00%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (8.00%) ERP Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Logistics
1 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Ariba
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Casewise
4 1 (4.00%) Infor
4 1 (4.00%) Sage