The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 192 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.21% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £302 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.64%
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London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4374 5191 4593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.18% 75.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3816 3480
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £114.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 5 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) MS Access
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (15.00%) Legal
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Logistics
5 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 5 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Change Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Support
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Logistics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Business Objects