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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 175 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.21% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £31.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-61.28% +150.00%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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

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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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 7 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
4 5 (23.81%) SAP FI
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Legal
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) MS Project
7 2 (9.52%) Remedy
7 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP FI
1 5 (23.81%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (23.81%) SAP CO
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.76%) Agresso
4 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Support
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Maconomy
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects