The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 409 375 404
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 149 149 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 83
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £590 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.16% -6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
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 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £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%
Procure-to-pay
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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 -13 64 £461 -1.92% 11
West Midlands -14 21 £485 +25.97% 1
North West -8 15 £333 +10.83% 1
East of England -20 13 £400 +48.14% 2
South East -44 11 £475 +11.76% 3
East Midlands -9 9 £385 +6.20%
South West -31 5 £550 +7.84%
Yorkshire -17 3 - -
North East -23 2 £338 - 1
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 184 (60.93%) SAP
2 113 (37.42%) Finance
3 49 (16.23%) Oracle
3 49 (16.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 43 (14.24%) ERP
5 42 (13.91%) SQL
6 39 (12.91%) SAP MM
6 39 (12.91%) SAP SRM
7 34 (11.26%) Microsoft
7 34 (11.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 28 (9.27%) MS Office
8 28 (9.27%) Manufacturing
8 28 (9.27%) Change Management
9 27 (8.94%) Logistics
10 26 (8.61%) Project Management
11 22 (7.28%) SAP FI
12 21 (6.95%) PL/SQL
12 21 (6.95%) MS Project
12 21 (6.95%) SAP CO
12 21 (6.95%) Oracle Payables
13 20 (6.62%) SAP FI/CO
13 20 (6.62%) Project Planning
13 20 (6.62%) SAP BW
13 20 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
14 19 (6.29%) MS Excel
15 18 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
17 15 (4.97%) LSMW
17 15 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 28 (9.27%) MS Office
2 21 (6.95%) MS Project
3 19 (6.29%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (16.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 39 (12.91%) SAP SRM
2 39 (12.91%) SAP MM
3 34 (11.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (7.28%) SAP FI
5 21 (6.95%) SAP CO
5 21 (6.95%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (6.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
8 15 (4.97%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (4.97%) Oracle General Ledger
9 14 (4.64%) SAP APO
9 14 (4.64%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (4.30%) SAP ERP
11 11 (3.64%) Agresso
12 10 (3.31%) SAP FI-AP
12 10 (3.31%) SAP SCM
13 9 (2.98%) SAP CRM
13 9 (2.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.62%) SAP BW
2 14 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (2.65%) SQLPlus
6 7 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (0.99%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.97%) LSMW
2 11 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.66%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.66%) ProC
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CE
General
1 113 (37.42%) Finance
2 28 (9.27%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (3.64%) German Language
5 7 (2.32%) Legal
5 7 (2.32%) Back Office
6 6 (1.99%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Banking
7 5 (1.66%) Local Government
8 4 (1.32%) Front Office
8 4 (1.32%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (36.09%) Consultant
2 80 (26.49%) SAP Consultant
3 61 (20.20%) Analyst
4 40 (13.25%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 35 (11.59%) Business Analyst
6 33 (10.93%) Functional Consultant
7 26 (8.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 21 (6.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 19 (6.29%) Trainer
10 18 (5.96%) SAP Manager
11 15 (4.97%) SAP Trainer
12 14 (4.64%) Developer
12 14 (4.64%) Project Manager
13 13 (4.30%) Architect
13 13 (4.30%) SAP Architect
14 11 (3.64%) SAP SRM Consultant
14 11 (3.64%) SAP Analyst
15 10 (3.31%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 9 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (2.98%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.30%) XML
2 11 (3.64%) .NET
3 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.99%) XSLT
5 4 (1.32%) Web Services
6 3 (0.99%) Classic ASP
6 3 (0.99%) EDI
6 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (0.99%) HTML
7 2 (0.66%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (0.66%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.66%) BAPI
7 2 (0.66%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.31%) FMCG
2 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 3 (0.99%) E-Learning
3 3 (0.99%) NHS
4 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.33%) CMDB
5 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.33%) Social Media
5 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.32%) UNIX
2 6 (1.99%) VMS
3 5 (1.66%) Windows
4 3 (0.99%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) HPUX
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.24%) ERP
2 28 (9.27%) Change Management
3 27 (8.94%) Logistics
4 26 (8.61%) Project Management
5 20 (6.62%) Project Planning
6 18 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (4.97%) Test Scripting
8 14 (4.64%) Lean Six Sigma
8 14 (4.64%) Business Analysis
8 14 (4.64%) Workflow
8 14 (4.64%) Validation
8 14 (4.64%) Six Sigma
9 13 (4.30%) Migration
9 13 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.31%) SAP Implementation
10 10 (3.31%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.31%) CRM
11 9 (2.98%) Network Planning
12 8 (2.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.91%) SQL
2 21 (6.95%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
4 5 (1.66%) ABAP
4 5 (1.66%) C
5 3 (0.99%) C#
5 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.99%) VBScript
6 2 (0.66%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.33%) R
7 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (4.30%) SAP Certification
1 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.98%) Degree
2 9 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) ISEB
4 2 (0.66%) CCA
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) AAT
5 1 (0.33%) ACCA
5 1 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 184 (60.93%) SAP
2 49 (16.23%) Oracle
3 34 (11.26%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.30%) Open Text
5 9 (2.98%) Manugistics
6 7 (2.32%) Civica
7 5 (1.66%) Ariba
8 4 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.32%) Infor
9 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.66%) EMC
10 2 (0.66%) VMware
10 2 (0.66%) Capita
11 1 (0.33%) PlateSpin
11 1 (0.33%) Planview
11 1 (0.33%) datango
11 1 (0.33%) Facebook
11 1 (0.33%) Twitter
11 1 (0.33%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.33%) Actuate
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 23 days ago