The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing ERP 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.16% 4.57% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 5.85% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £125 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.69% +13.79%  
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.49% -15.00%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 171 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.08% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 156 112
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for ERP.

1 4 (100.00%) EDI
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware