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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 458 438 412
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 122 142 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 77
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £575 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.25
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 50 £375 -22.68% 15
South East +15 40 £450 +13.63% 3
West Midlands -17 8 £569 +67.27% 1
Yorkshire -11 7 £525 +16.66%
South West -2 5 £438 -20.45% 2
North West -14 5 £200 -38.93% 1
East of England -6 3 £420 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -11 1 - - 1
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (57.20%) SAP
2 105 (42.00%) Finance
3 53 (21.20%) Oracle
3 53 (21.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 45 (18.00%) SAP SRM
5 43 (17.20%) ERP
6 36 (14.40%) MS Excel
7 35 (14.00%) Project Management
8 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (12.00%) Ariba
10 28 (11.20%) Microsoft
11 27 (10.80%) SAP MM
12 25 (10.00%) OpenText
13 21 (8.40%) Change Management
13 21 (8.40%) SAP BW
14 20 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
14 20 (8.00%) Manufacturing
15 19 (7.60%) SAP FI
16 18 (7.20%) Logistics
16 18 (7.20%) Security Cleared
17 17 (6.80%) Oracle EBS R12
17 17 (6.80%) Degree
17 17 (6.80%) Oracle Payables
18 16 (6.40%) SAP Implementation
19 15 (6.00%) Data Management
19 15 (6.00%) MS Access
20 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (5.60%) FMCG
20 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.00%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 36 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.80%) MS Office
2 12 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.00%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (21.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 45 (18.00%) SAP SRM
3 27 (10.80%) SAP MM
4 20 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (7.60%) SAP FI
6 17 (6.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (6.80%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (4.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (4.40%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (4.40%) SAP CO
7 11 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (3.20%) Maximo
8 8 (3.20%) SAP ERP
9 6 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (1.60%) Northgate Housing
11 4 (1.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) SaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Taleo
2 3 (1.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) Intranet
2 3 (1.20%) BGP
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (1.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) IPsec
2 3 (1.20%) ISDN
2 3 (1.20%) MPLS
2 3 (1.20%) OSPF
2 3 (1.20%) PSTN
2 3 (1.20%) RTSP
2 3 (1.20%) VPN
2 3 (1.20%) WAN
2 3 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.40%) SAP BW
2 20 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (6.00%) MS Access
4 9 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.40%) Essbase
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.60%) ProC
2 1 (0.40%) LSMW
2 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 105 (42.00%) Finance
2 20 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.60%) General Ledger
4 9 (3.60%) Retail
5 8 (3.20%) Legal
6 6 (2.40%) Banking
6 6 (2.40%) Marketing
7 5 (2.00%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.80%) Automotive
9 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 2 (0.80%) Local Government
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (29.20%) Consultant
2 61 (24.40%) Analyst
3 42 (16.80%) SAP Consultant
4 38 (15.20%) Business Analyst
5 25 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
6 22 (8.80%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.80%) SAP Manager
7 17 (6.80%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 16 (6.40%) P2P Business Analyst
9 15 (6.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 14 (5.60%) Functional Consultant
10 14 (5.60%) Oracle Consultant
10 14 (5.60%) SAP P2P Analyst
10 14 (5.60%) Trainer
11 13 (5.20%) SAP Business Analyst
12 12 (4.80%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (4.40%) Procurement Analyst
14 10 (4.00%) Architect
15 9 (3.60%) SAP Project Manager
15 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.40%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (3.60%) BAPI
3 6 (2.40%) XML
4 3 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.80%) EDI
6 1 (0.40%) Flash
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) ODBC
6 1 (0.40%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.40%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.60%) FMCG
3 12 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.20%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.20%) PKI
5 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.40%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.00%) Windows
2 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.20%) ERP
2 35 (14.00%) Project Management
3 21 (8.40%) Change Management
4 18 (7.20%) Logistics
5 16 (6.40%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (6.00%) Data Management
7 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.20%) Migration
8 13 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.80%) Process Improvement
9 12 (4.80%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.00%) CRM
12 9 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.60%) Change Control
13 8 (3.20%) Coaching
13 8 (3.20%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.60%) SQL
2 6 (2.40%) ABAP
2 6 (2.40%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.80%) C
4 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.80%) Degree
3 9 (3.60%) SAP Certification
3 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.40%) MBA
6 3 (1.20%) ACCA
6 3 (1.20%) CCIE
6 3 (1.20%) CCNP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CIMA
7 2 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) GxP
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 143 (57.20%) SAP
2 53 (21.20%) Oracle
3 30 (12.00%) Ariba
4 28 (11.20%) Microsoft
5 25 (10.00%) OpenText
6 10 (4.00%) ReadSoft
7 5 (2.00%) Pegasus
7 5 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.60%) Northgate
9 3 (1.20%) Capita
9 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco
9 3 (1.20%) Citrix
9 3 (1.20%) HP
9 3 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.20%) Juniper
9 3 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.20%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.20%) VMware
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