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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 434 426 368
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -58
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 139 139 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 82
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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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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 +8 67 £500 +9.77% 13
South East -14 25 £396 -16.63% 6
West Midlands -12 13 £340 -29.89% 5
East of England +3 11 £480 +20.00% 1
South West -1 8 £375 -31.81%
East Midlands -9 6 £347 -9.74%
Yorkshire -11 6 £431 -
North West - - - - 2
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 160 (61.07%) SAP
2 113 (43.13%) Finance
3 55 (20.99%) SAP SRM
4 51 (19.47%) Oracle
4 51 (19.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 43 (16.41%) ERP
6 39 (14.89%) Degree
7 34 (12.98%) Ariba
7 34 (12.98%) Change Management
8 32 (12.21%) Migration
9 30 (11.45%) MS Excel
10 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
11 23 (8.78%) Project Management
11 23 (8.78%) SQL
12 21 (8.02%) MS Office
12 21 (8.02%) SAP BW
12 21 (8.02%) Oracle EBS R12
12 21 (8.02%) Oracle Payables
13 20 (7.63%) Data Migration
13 20 (7.63%) SAP Certification
14 19 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (7.25%) Business Objects
14 19 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
14 19 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.87%) OpenText
16 17 (6.49%) Validation
16 17 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (6.49%) Data Cleansing
17 15 (5.73%) Oracle iProcurement

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.76%) JBoss
2 2 (0.76%) Apache
2 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
2 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.76%) iPlanet
2 2 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.02%) MS Office
3 10 (3.82%) MS Project
4 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (20.99%) SAP SRM
2 51 (19.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 21 (8.02%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (8.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (5.73%) SAP FI
5 15 (5.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (5.73%) Oracle iProcurement
5 15 (5.73%) SAP CO
6 12 (4.58%) SAP MM
6 12 (4.58%) Agresso
7 9 (3.44%) SAP FI-AP
8 8 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (3.05%) SAP MDM
9 7 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (2.67%) SAP ERP
9 7 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) RFID
1 4 (1.53%) NFC
2 3 (1.15%) Firewall
2 3 (1.15%) WAN
2 3 (1.15%) DNS
3 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.76%) LDAP
3 2 (0.76%) SAN
3 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.76%) NAS
3 2 (0.76%) FCoE
3 2 (0.76%) VLAN
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) RTP
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.02%) SAP BW
2 19 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.29%) Informix
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.15%) MS Access
7 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Toad
2 3 (1.15%) LSMW
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 113 (43.13%) Finance
2 13 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.20%) Banking
4 6 (2.29%) Advertising
4 6 (2.29%) General Ledger
5 5 (1.91%) Front Office
6 4 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.53%) Retail
6 4 (1.53%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.15%) French Language
7 3 (1.15%) Local Government
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) German Language
8 2 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (30.92%) Consultant
2 57 (21.76%) Analyst
3 54 (20.61%) SAP Consultant
4 27 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.25%) SAP Manager
6 19 (7.25%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 15 (5.73%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (4.58%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (4.58%) Oracle Consultant
9 10 (3.82%) SAP Business Analyst
9 10 (3.82%) Oracle P2P Consultant
10 9 (3.44%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 9 (3.44%) Financial Analyst
10 9 (3.44%) SAP Project Manager
11 8 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 7 (2.67%) Architect
12 7 (2.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 7 (2.67%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.20%) XML
2 7 (2.67%) WebCenter
3 4 (1.53%) REST
3 4 (1.53%) EDI
3 4 (1.53%) SOAP
3 4 (1.53%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.91%) FMCG
3 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.15%) User Experience
4 3 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.76%) Grid Computing
5 2 (0.76%) Clustering
5 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.76%) PMI
5 2 (0.76%) Economics
5 2 (0.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.38%) NHS
6 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.05%) AIX
2 6 (2.29%) Windows
3 4 (1.53%) Android
3 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.76%) SUSE
4 2 (0.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.76%) HPUX
4 2 (0.76%) Solaris
4 2 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.41%) ERP
2 34 (12.98%) Change Management
3 32 (12.21%) Migration
4 23 (8.78%) Project Management
5 20 (7.63%) Data Migration
6 19 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (6.49%) Validation
7 17 (6.49%) Data Cleansing
8 15 (5.73%) Data Management
9 14 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (4.96%) ITIL
11 12 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (3.82%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (3.82%) Logistics
12 10 (3.82%) Business Transformation
13 9 (3.44%) Analytics
14 8 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.78%) SQL
2 7 (2.67%) ABAP
3 6 (2.29%) C
4 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.76%) Perl
5 2 (0.76%) SAPscript
5 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.76%) Korn
5 2 (0.76%) C-shell
5 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) X++
6 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (14.89%) Degree
2 20 (7.63%) SAP Certification
3 14 (5.34%) MBA
4 4 (1.53%) ACCA
4 4 (1.53%) CIMA
4 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.76%) HND
6 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Samba
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (0.76%) KVM
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) OpenView
1 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 160 (61.07%) SAP
2 51 (19.47%) Oracle
3 34 (12.98%) Ariba
4 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 19 (7.25%) Business Objects
6 18 (6.87%) OpenText
7 7 (2.67%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.29%) Siebel
9 4 (1.53%) Sybase
9 4 (1.53%) HP
9 4 (1.53%) CA
9 4 (1.53%) Remedy
9 4 (1.53%) Syclo
9 4 (1.53%) Kony
9 4 (1.53%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 2 (0.76%) Twitter
10 2 (0.76%) PlateSpin
10 2 (0.76%) Opsware
10 2 (0.76%) F5
10 2 (0.76%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: quote
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £467 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago