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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 428 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 137 144 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 57
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-74.52% -
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
35314 33935 29852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.35% 75.53% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22438 20877 18206
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1028 1078
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -2 66 £485 +2.10% 6
South East +4 24 £396 -18.81% 6
East of England +6 10 £480 +20.00% 3
South West -2 10 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -13 10 £340 -29.89% 3
Yorkshire +3 8 £431 +3.91% 2
East Midlands +4 7 £370 +248.23% 1
North West - - - - 2
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 154 (62.86%) SAP
2 103 (42.04%) Finance
3 52 (21.22%) SAP SRM
4 38 (15.51%) ERP
5 37 (15.10%) Oracle
5 37 (15.10%) Degree
5 37 (15.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 32 (13.06%) Change Management
7 27 (11.02%) Ariba
8 25 (10.20%) MS Excel
8 25 (10.20%) Migration
9 24 (9.80%) Project Management
10 22 (8.98%) SAP BW
11 21 (8.57%) SAP Certification
12 19 (7.76%) Microsoft
12 19 (7.76%) Validation
12 19 (7.76%) Oracle EBS R12
13 18 (7.35%) Open Text
14 17 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (6.94%) Business Objects
14 17 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (6.53%) Data Migration
15 16 (6.53%) Data Cleansing
15 16 (6.53%) MS Office
15 16 (6.53%) SQL
15 16 (6.53%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (6.53%) Service Delivery
16 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.71%) SAP FI
17 14 (5.71%) SAP CO

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.41%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) JBoss
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.53%) MS Office
3 8 (3.27%) MS Project
4 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 52 (21.22%) SAP SRM
2 37 (15.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 19 (7.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (5.71%) SAP FI
4 14 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (5.71%) SAP CO
5 12 (4.90%) SAP MM
5 12 (4.90%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (4.49%) Agresso
7 10 (4.08%) SAP FI-AP
8 9 (3.67%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (3.27%) SAP MDM
9 8 (3.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (2.86%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (2.86%) SAP ERP
11 6 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) RFID
1 4 (1.63%) NFC
2 2 (0.82%) Firewall
2 2 (0.82%) WAN
2 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) SAN
3 1 (0.41%) RTP
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) Wireless
3 1 (0.41%) VLAN
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.41%) NAS
3 1 (0.41%) FCoE
3 1 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.98%) SAP BW
2 17 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (6.53%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.45%) Informix
4 6 (2.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.22%) MS Access
6 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) LSMW
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.41%) Toad
2 1 (0.41%) JDeveloper
General
1 103 (42.04%) Finance
2 14 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.49%) Banking
4 8 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.45%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.04%) Front Office
6 5 (2.04%) Advertising
7 4 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.22%) Back Office
8 3 (1.22%) Retail
8 3 (1.22%) French Language
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 72 (29.39%) Consultant
2 58 (23.67%) Analyst
3 54 (22.04%) SAP Consultant
4 26 (10.61%) Business Analyst
5 18 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.35%) SAP Manager
5 18 (7.35%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 14 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
7 11 (4.49%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (3.67%) SAP Project Manager
8 9 (3.67%) SAP Business Analyst
8 9 (3.67%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 8 (3.27%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 8 (3.27%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.27%) Architect
10 7 (2.86%) Functional Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) SAP Support
11 6 (2.45%) Siebel Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) SOAP
1 4 (1.63%) XML
1 4 (1.63%) EDI
1 4 (1.63%) SAP XI
1 4 (1.63%) REST
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.41%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) J2EE
3 1 (0.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (2.04%) FMCG
3 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.63%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.22%) User Experience
5 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.82%) Economics
5 2 (0.82%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.82%) PMI
5 2 (0.82%) NHS
5 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.86%) AIX
2 5 (2.04%) Windows
3 4 (1.63%) Android
3 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) UNIX
4 1 (0.41%) HPUX
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.51%) ERP
2 32 (13.06%) Change Management
3 25 (10.20%) Migration
4 24 (9.80%) Project Management
5 19 (7.76%) Validation
6 16 (6.53%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.53%) Data Migration
6 16 (6.53%) Data Cleansing
7 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (5.31%) ITIL
10 12 (4.90%) Data Management
11 11 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.08%) Logistics
12 10 (4.08%) Business Transformation
13 8 (3.27%) Analytics
13 8 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.27%) Functional Testing
13 8 (3.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.53%) SQL
2 7 (2.86%) ABAP
3 6 (2.45%) C
4 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.82%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) Korn
6 1 (0.41%) C-shell
6 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.41%) Java
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (15.10%) Degree
2 21 (8.57%) SAP Certification
3 13 (5.31%) MBA
4 5 (2.04%) VCP4
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.22%) ACCA
5 3 (1.22%) CIMA
6 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.82%) HND
6 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Samba
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 154 (62.86%) SAP
2 37 (15.10%) Oracle
3 27 (11.02%) Ariba
4 19 (7.76%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.35%) Open Text
6 17 (6.94%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.45%) Siebel
8 5 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.63%) Remedy
9 4 (1.63%) Syclo
9 4 (1.63%) Sybase
9 4 (1.63%) CA
9 4 (1.63%) Kony
9 4 (1.63%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 3 (1.22%) HP
11 2 (0.82%) Twitter
11 2 (0.82%) Maconomy
11 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.41%) Cisco
12 1 (0.41%) Cognos
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