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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing ERP 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.00% 5.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 7.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.37% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -2.77%  

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 111 109 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.00% 78.42% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 112
Median daily rate £335 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Tamworth - 3 £413 - 1
Cannock +1 1 £425 -
Stoke-on-Trent -10 1 - -
ERP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) MODAF
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (25.00%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (18.75%) PMO
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF Architect
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (25.00%) MODAF
1 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) SAP