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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank - 185 203
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 0 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate - £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.10 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.52%
Procure-to-pay
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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

Procure-to-pay
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
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

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) RTSP
2 3 (37.50%) Polycom
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) PSTN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) IPsec
1 3 (37.50%) ISDN
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) PSTN
1 3 (37.50%) RTSP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Procurement Officer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP Voice
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
1 3 (37.50%) Polycom
1 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
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