The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.46% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Bedfordshire region.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Procure-to-pay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Procure-to-pay.

1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Front Office
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (5.26%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
7 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Billing
7 1 (5.26%) Banking

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Procure-to-pay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Procure-to-pay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP