Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 56 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing ERP 10 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 3.04% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 3.53% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 39 19
Cheshire median daily rate £581 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £392 £274 £273
90th Percentile £619 £489 £527
North West median daily rate £500 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
North West median hourly rate £10.57 £15.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year -31.81% -67.25% +10.07%

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 1112 1245 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.55% 85.98% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 893 1159
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £279
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +18 6 £613 +48.48% 2
Chester -2 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
ERP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Validation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle