The first table below looks at the demand for E-Procurement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 567 473 527
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +54
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 23 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 23
Average daily rate £386 £386 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £288 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £187.50 £23.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +713.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.25 £23.04
% change year-on-year
- -46.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Procurement
UK

E-Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in England

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Procurement across the England region.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Trend in England

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Procurement across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Histogram in England

E-Procurement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement across the England region.

E-Procurement Hourly Rate Trend in England

E-Procurement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 11 £355 -11.25% 3
East Midlands -3 6 £388 -
South East -22 3 £385 +33.91%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
North West - - - -
E-Procurement
UK

E-Procurement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement.

1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Ariba
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) SAP
3 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 7 (12.96%) Agresso
7 6 (11.11%) Data Management
7 6 (11.11%) Logistics
7 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (9.26%) Time Management
8 5 (9.26%) SAP SRM
8 5 (9.26%) SAP CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) ERP
9 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
9 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.41%) SAP HR
9 4 (7.41%) Workflow
9 4 (7.41%) Legal
9 4 (7.41%) LSMW
9 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.56%) MS Project
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Agresso
2 5 (9.26%) SAP SRM
2 5 (9.26%) SAP CRM
3 4 (7.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) LSMW
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) SAP Data Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Procurement Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Procurement Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Procurement Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) DBA
6 2 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Procurement Assistant
7 1 (1.85%) Buyer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Project Management
1 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 6 (11.11%) Data Management
3 6 (11.11%) Logistics
3 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (9.26%) Time Management
4 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 5 (9.26%) ERP
5 4 (7.41%) Workflow
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) Content Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) B2B
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Ariba
2 10 (18.52%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Open Text
5 1 (1.85%) Planview
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Actuate
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle