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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 447 466 454
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 132 103 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £340 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +20 77 £455 +1.00% 10
South East +16 22 £474 -0.21% 3
East of England -15 9 £400 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -14 7 £450 -14.28% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £394 +57.50%
North West -7 3 £488 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £675 +125.00% 1
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 156 (54.93%) SAP
2 116 (40.85%) Finance
3 59 (20.77%) Oracle
3 59 (20.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 42 (14.79%) Project Management
5 40 (14.08%) ERP
5 40 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 38 (13.38%) SAP SRM
7 30 (10.56%) Manufacturing
8 29 (10.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (8.45%) SQL
11 23 (8.10%) Change Management
11 23 (8.10%) Oracle Payables
12 21 (7.39%) Open Text
12 21 (7.39%) Migration
12 21 (7.39%) Workflow
12 21 (7.39%) SAP FI
12 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
13 19 (6.69%) Six Sigma
13 19 (6.69%) SAP Certification
13 19 (6.69%) SAP CO
13 19 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (6.69%) Oracle General Ledger
14 18 (6.34%) Lean Six Sigma
14 18 (6.34%) SAP FI/CO
14 18 (6.34%) Microsoft
14 18 (6.34%) SAP BW
15 17 (5.99%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.99%) MS Project
4 16 (5.63%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.23%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (20.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 40 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (13.38%) SAP SRM
4 24 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (8.10%) Oracle Payables
6 21 (7.39%) SAP FI
7 19 (6.69%) SAP CO
7 19 (6.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 18 (6.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 17 (5.99%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (5.63%) SAP MM
11 15 (5.28%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (4.93%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (4.58%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (3.17%) SAP FI-AP
15 8 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
16 6 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
16 6 (2.11%) Oracle Assets
17 5 (1.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 5 (1.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) 3G
3 1 (0.35%) MPLS
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) 2G
3 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.34%) SAP BW
2 15 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (3.17%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.76%) MS Access
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) KDB
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (4.58%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.76%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.35%) LSMW
General
1 116 (40.85%) Finance
2 30 (10.56%) Manufacturing
3 29 (10.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (4.93%) General Ledger
5 12 (4.23%) Banking
6 11 (3.87%) Legal
7 7 (2.46%) Back Office
8 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.41%) Retail
8 4 (1.41%) Automotive
8 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Local Government
10 2 (0.70%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (32.39%) Consultant
2 61 (21.48%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (17.25%) Analyst
4 31 (10.92%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 31 (10.92%) Project Manager
5 30 (10.56%) Functional Consultant
6 24 (8.45%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.75%) Oracle Consultant
8 20 (7.04%) Trainer
9 16 (5.63%) SAP Trainer
10 14 (4.93%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 13 (4.58%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 12 (4.23%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (3.87%) SAP SRM Consultant
13 11 (3.87%) Architect
14 10 (3.52%) SAP Manager
15 9 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
16 8 (2.82%) SAP Architect
17 7 (2.46%) SAP MM Consultant
17 7 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.82%) XML
2 4 (1.41%) Visualforce
3 2 (0.70%) EDI
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.52%) FMCG
4 6 (2.11%) NHS
4 6 (2.11%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.76%) User Experience
6 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.82%) Windows
2 5 (1.76%) VMS
2 5 (1.76%) UNIX
3 3 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.79%) Project Management
2 40 (14.08%) ERP
3 25 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.10%) Change Management
5 21 (7.39%) Migration
5 21 (7.39%) Workflow
6 19 (6.69%) Six Sigma
7 18 (6.34%) Lean Six Sigma
8 17 (5.99%) Validation
9 16 (5.63%) Test Scripting
10 15 (5.28%) SAP Implementation
10 15 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (4.93%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.23%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.23%) Data Management
13 11 (3.87%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.52%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.45%) SQL
2 16 (5.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.76%) C
4 4 (1.41%) VBA
4 4 (1.41%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (6.69%) SAP Certification
2 9 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) CIMA
4 6 (2.11%) ACCA
5 4 (1.41%) CCA
6 3 (1.06%) Degree
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 156 (54.93%) SAP
2 59 (20.77%) Oracle
3 21 (7.39%) Open Text
4 18 (6.34%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.63%) Ariba
6 7 (2.46%) Siebel
7 5 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (0.70%) Cognos
10 2 (0.70%) CODA
10 2 (0.70%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.70%) ReadSoft
11 1 (0.35%) Infor
11 1 (0.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.35%) Civica
11 1 (0.35%) VMware
11 1 (0.35%) Ericsson
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago