The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay 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 Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 469 414 380
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -34
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 110 140 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 86
Average daily rate
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£459 £425 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.26
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in England

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
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 Procure-to-pay within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -12 59 £525 +23.52% 17
East of England +13 12 £381 -4.87% 1
South East -20 12 £440 +17.33% 1
South West +13 9 £375 -25.00%
East Midlands -14 6 £424 +4.62%
West Midlands -20 6 £288 -40.72% 1
Yorkshire -15 2 £459 -
Midlands -1 1 - -
North East -14 1 - -
North West -26 1 £700 +107.40% 1
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 157 (61.57%) SAP
2 103 (40.39%) Finance
3 53 (20.78%) Oracle
3 53 (20.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 49 (19.22%) ERP
5 46 (18.04%) SAP SRM
6 36 (14.12%) Ariba
7 34 (13.33%) Degree
8 31 (12.16%) Migration
9 29 (11.37%) Change Management
10 25 (9.80%) MS Excel
10 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.63%) Oracle Payables
12 20 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (7.84%) SQL
12 20 (7.84%) MS Office
13 19 (7.45%) SAP Certification
14 18 (7.06%) SAP BW
14 18 (7.06%) Oracle Financials
15 17 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (6.67%) Business Objects
15 17 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (6.67%) OpenText
15 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.67%) Data Migration
15 17 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
15 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (6.27%) Manufacturing
16 16 (6.27%) SAP MM

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (1.18%) iPlanet
2 3 (1.18%) JBoss
2 3 (1.18%) Apache
2 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.84%) MS Office
3 8 (3.14%) MS Project
4 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 53 (20.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 46 (18.04%) SAP SRM
3 22 (8.63%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (7.06%) Oracle Financials
6 17 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
7 16 (6.27%) SAP MM
8 11 (4.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (4.31%) SAP CO
8 11 (4.31%) SAP FI
9 10 (3.92%) Agresso
9 10 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (3.53%) SAP ERP
10 9 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (3.14%) SAP FI-AP
12 7 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
1 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) DNS
1 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.57%) RFID
1 4 (1.57%) NFC
1 4 (1.57%) NAS
2 3 (1.18%) FCoE
2 3 (1.18%) VLAN
2 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.18%) Firewall
2 3 (1.18%) SAN
2 3 (1.18%) WAN
2 3 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) RTP
3 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
3 1 (0.39%) DHCP
3 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.06%) SAP BW
2 17 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.35%) Informix
3 6 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Toad
2 3 (1.18%) LSMW
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.39%) JDeveloper
General
1 103 (40.39%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.31%) Banking
4 8 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.35%) Retail
5 6 (2.35%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.35%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Local Government
6 4 (1.57%) Advertising
6 4 (1.57%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.18%) Automotive
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 2 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (34.51%) Consultant
2 58 (22.75%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (19.22%) Analyst
4 25 (9.80%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 20 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.45%) SAP Manager
7 18 (7.06%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 14 (5.49%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 13 (5.10%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.71%) SAP Analyst
11 11 (4.31%) Oracle P2P Consultant
12 8 (3.14%) Architect
12 8 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (3.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 8 (3.14%) SAP Project Manager
13 7 (2.75%) Process Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) Change Manager
13 7 (2.75%) SAP MM Consultant
13 7 (2.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.31%) XML
2 7 (2.75%) WebCenter
3 4 (1.57%) SOAP
3 4 (1.57%) REST
4 3 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) CGI
5 1 (0.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.35%) FMCG
3 5 (1.96%) User Experience
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.78%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.53%) AIX
2 4 (1.57%) UNIX
2 4 (1.57%) Windows
2 4 (1.57%) Solaris
2 4 (1.57%) Android
2 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.18%) SUSE
3 3 (1.18%) Linux
3 3 (1.18%) HPUX
4 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.22%) ERP
2 31 (12.16%) Migration
3 29 (11.37%) Change Management
4 17 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (5.49%) Project Management
6 14 (5.49%) ITIL
7 12 (4.71%) Validation
7 12 (4.71%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (4.31%) Business Transformation
9 10 (3.92%) Logistics
9 10 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.92%) Analytics
9 10 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
10 9 (3.53%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.53%) Data Management
11 8 (3.14%) Six Sigma
11 8 (3.14%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.84%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) ABAP
3 4 (1.57%) Perl
4 3 (1.18%) C-shell
4 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.18%) Korn
4 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.39%) X++
6 1 (0.39%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (13.33%) Degree
2 19 (7.45%) SAP Certification
3 13 (5.10%) MBA
4 3 (1.18%) CIMA
4 3 (1.18%) ACCA
5 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.18%) KVM
2 3 (1.18%) Samba
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 157 (61.57%) SAP
2 53 (20.78%) Oracle
3 36 (14.12%) Ariba
4 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 17 (6.67%) OpenText
6 8 (3.14%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.35%) Siebel
8 5 (1.96%) CA
9 4 (1.57%) Sybase
9 4 (1.57%) VMware
9 4 (1.57%) Kony
9 4 (1.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 4 (1.57%) Syclo
10 3 (1.18%) F5
10 3 (1.18%) PlateSpin
10 3 (1.18%) Maconomy
10 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.18%) Veritas
10 3 (1.18%) Sun
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