Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 July 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -17
Contract jobs citing ERP 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.13% 6.18% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 7.61% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £367 £188 £406
90th Percentile £471 £588 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £421
% change year-on-year +28.57% -16.91% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.74 £12.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +89.50% -33.33% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 194 289 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 75.78% 81.18% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 177 193
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £208 £195 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.08 £10.30
90th Percentile £31.10 £46.70 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.53% -27.59% +30.56%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Staffordshire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Staffordshire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Staffordshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Tamworth -6 3 £413 +10.00%
Cannock +2 1 £425 -
Stoke-on-Trent -14 1 - -
ERP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ERP.

1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) NetSuite Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) SAP