The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 112 131 141
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.038% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.057% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£625 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 - £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £394
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Procure-to-pay
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1748 1767 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.50% 67.42% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 858 748
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 43
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Berkshire region.

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Procure-to-pay
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 3 £625 -
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Procure-to-pay
South East

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) CCA
3 4 (36.36%) SAP FI
3 4 (36.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SAP CO
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
4 3 (27.27%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) SAP SRM
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP FI
1 4 (36.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (36.36%) SAP CO
2 3 (27.27%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (9.09%) SAP SRM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Transition Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Pegasus
2 1 (9.09%) CODA