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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 420 388 426
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +38
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 138 156 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 36
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 65 £488 +14.70% 10
South East +8 30 £396 -22.76% 3
South West -10 10 £550 +39.68% 3
East of England -13 9 £480 +9.71% 2
Yorkshire 0 8 £444 +6.92%
West Midlands -20 7 £340 -20.04% 1
East Midlands - 5 £288 -
North West -14 2 £328 -6.42% 1
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 159 (60.92%) SAP
2 109 (41.76%) Finance
3 61 (23.37%) SAP SRM
4 47 (18.01%) ERP
5 44 (16.86%) Oracle
5 44 (16.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 33 (12.64%) Degree
7 32 (12.26%) SAP BW
7 32 (12.26%) Change Management
8 30 (11.49%) SAP Certification
9 29 (11.11%) Project Management
10 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
11 26 (9.96%) Ariba
12 25 (9.58%) Oracle EBS R12
13 24 (9.20%) Migration
14 23 (8.81%) Open Text
14 23 (8.81%) Validation
14 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
15 21 (8.05%) Manufacturing
16 19 (7.28%) SAP FI/CO
16 19 (7.28%) SAP CO
16 19 (7.28%) SAP FI
16 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (6.90%) Data Migration
18 17 (6.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (6.51%) Business Objects
19 15 (5.75%) Six Sigma
19 15 (5.75%) MS Office
19 15 (5.75%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.75%) MS Office
3 13 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.21%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (23.37%) SAP SRM
2 44 (16.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 25 (9.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (7.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (7.28%) SAP CO
4 19 (7.28%) SAP FI
5 15 (5.75%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (4.60%) SAP MM
7 11 (4.21%) SAP FI-AP
7 11 (4.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (4.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 10 (3.83%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (3.45%) Agresso
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (3.07%) SAP MDM
11 7 (2.68%) SAP ERP
11 7 (2.68%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (2.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 5 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) NFC
1 4 (1.53%) RFID
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) 3G
3 1 (0.38%) MPLS
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless
3 1 (0.38%) 2G
3 1 (0.38%) ATM
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) SDH
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.38%) DHCP
3 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.26%) SAP BW
2 17 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.68%) MS Access
5 6 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.30%) Informix
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) OLAP
7 1 (0.38%) KDB
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) LSMW
1 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 109 (41.76%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (4.21%) Banking
5 7 (2.68%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.30%) Legal
7 5 (1.92%) Front Office
7 5 (1.92%) Back Office
7 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.77%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (30.65%) Consultant
2 57 (21.84%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (21.07%) Analyst
4 28 (10.73%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.66%) Functional Consultant
6 18 (6.90%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 16 (6.13%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.75%) SAP Manager
9 13 (4.98%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 13 (4.98%) SAP Analyst
10 12 (4.60%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 11 (4.21%) Architect
12 9 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
13 8 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.07%) SAP Project Manager
14 7 (2.68%) Oracle Functional Consultant
15 6 (2.30%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.30%) Trainer
15 6 (2.30%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.53%) REST
1 4 (1.53%) SOAP
1 4 (1.53%) EDI
1 4 (1.53%) SAP XI
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.38%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.68%) FMCG
3 6 (2.30%) E-Learning
4 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.15%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.77%) PMI
7 2 (0.77%) NHS
7 2 (0.77%) Economics
8 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.83%) Windows
2 6 (2.30%) AIX
3 4 (1.53%) Android
3 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.01%) ERP
2 32 (12.26%) Change Management
3 29 (11.11%) Project Management
4 24 (9.20%) Migration
5 23 (8.81%) Validation
6 18 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 15 (5.75%) Six Sigma
7 15 (5.75%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.75%) Lean Six Sigma
7 15 (5.75%) Data Cleansing
8 14 (5.36%) Data Management
8 14 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.21%) Analytics
11 10 (3.83%) Business Transformation
11 10 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.83%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.83%) ITIL
12 8 (3.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.98%) SQL
2 7 (2.68%) C
3 6 (2.30%) ABAP
4 5 (1.92%) VBA
5 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.77%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 33 (12.64%) Degree
2 30 (11.49%) SAP Certification
3 13 (4.98%) MBA
4 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.92%) ACCA
6 5 (1.92%) CIMA
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.77%) HND
8 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Firmware
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 159 (60.92%) SAP
2 44 (16.86%) Oracle
3 26 (9.96%) Ariba
4 23 (8.81%) Open Text
4 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.51%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.53%) Kony
6 4 (1.53%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 4 (1.53%) Syclo
6 4 (1.53%) Sybase
6 4 (1.53%) CA
6 4 (1.53%) Remedy
7 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.77%) HP
8 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.77%) Maconomy
9 1 (0.38%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.38%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.38%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco
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