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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
Rank 512 496 443
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 105 113 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 68
Median daily rate £406 £459 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 - -
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
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Procure-to-Pay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Procure-to-Pay Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Procure-to-Pay
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 28 £365 -28.78% 7
South East +3 21 £475 +7.95% 3
North West +4 14 £353 -49.64% 3
West Midlands +3 13 £325 +13.04% 1
East Midlands +20 8 £475 +12.09% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £368 -19.93% 1
East of England +1 6 £450 +18.26% 2
South West -6 4 £450 +20.00% 2
North East -49 3 £300 -
Procure-to-Pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-Pay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 121 (51.49%) SAP
2 87 (37.02%) Finance
3 42 (17.87%) ERP
4 35 (14.89%) Oracle
4 35 (14.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 31 (13.19%) SAP SRM
6 28 (11.91%) Order to Cash
6 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (10.21%) Project Management
9 23 (9.79%) Ariba
10 22 (9.36%) MS Excel
10 22 (9.36%) Change Management
10 22 (9.36%) Migration
10 22 (9.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 22 (9.36%) Record to Report
11 21 (8.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (8.94%) SAP BW
12 20 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.09%) Business Analysis
13 19 (8.09%) SAP FI
14 18 (7.66%) OpenText
15 16 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (6.81%) Oracle EBS R12
15 16 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
16 15 (6.38%) Data Management
16 15 (6.38%) Manufacturing
16 15 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
16 15 (6.38%) SAP CO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.43%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 22 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.55%) MS Project
4 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.28%) MS Office
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (14.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 31 (13.19%) SAP SRM
3 22 (9.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 19 (8.09%) SAP FI
5 16 (6.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (6.38%) SAP CO
6 15 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (5.53%) SAP MM
8 12 (5.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (4.26%) Maximo
9 10 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (3.83%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (3.40%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (2.98%) Hyperion Planning
12 7 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (2.98%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (2.98%) SAP MDM
13 6 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
13 6 (2.55%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.98%) SaaS
2 5 (2.13%) Taleo
3 3 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) Intranet
2 4 (1.70%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) BGP
3 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.28%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.28%) IPsec
3 3 (1.28%) ISDN
3 3 (1.28%) MPLS
3 3 (1.28%) OSPF
3 3 (1.28%) PSTN
3 3 (1.28%) RTSP
3 3 (1.28%) VPN
3 3 (1.28%) WAN
3 3 (1.28%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.94%) SAP BW
2 15 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (4.26%) MS Access
4 6 (2.55%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.13%) Essbase
5 5 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) LSMW
2 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 87 (37.02%) Finance
2 21 (8.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.40%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.98%) Legal
6 6 (2.55%) Marketing
7 5 (2.13%) Banking
7 5 (2.13%) Billing
7 5 (2.13%) Retail
7 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.28%) Automotive
8 3 (1.28%) Military
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (28.94%) Analyst
1 68 (28.94%) Consultant
2 46 (19.57%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (15.74%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.66%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.23%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 15 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
7 14 (5.96%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (5.11%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 11 (4.68%) SAP P2P Analyst
10 10 (4.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.40%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) Process Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) SAP Manager
12 7 (2.98%) P2P Business Analyst
13 6 (2.55%) Architect
13 6 (2.55%) Finance Manager
13 6 (2.55%) Oracle Analyst
13 6 (2.55%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.55%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (1.28%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) BAPI
4 1 (0.43%) EDI
4 1 (0.43%) Flash
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) ODBC
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.43%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.68%) FMCG
2 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.98%) e-Learning
5 4 (1.70%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.28%) Clustering
6 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.28%) PKI
6 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.26%) Windows
2 6 (2.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.70%) Linux
4 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) AIX
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.87%) ERP
2 28 (11.91%) Order to Cash
3 27 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (10.21%) Project Management
5 22 (9.36%) Change Management
5 22 (9.36%) Migration
5 22 (9.36%) Record to Report
6 20 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (8.09%) Business Analysis
8 16 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.38%) Data Management
9 15 (6.38%) Workflow
10 14 (5.96%) CRM
10 14 (5.96%) SAP Implementation
11 12 (5.11%) Data Migration
11 12 (5.11%) Logistics
12 11 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.26%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.26%) Test Scripting
14 9 (3.83%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.98%) SQL
2 3 (1.28%) ABAP
3 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Java
4 1 (0.43%) Perl
4 1 (0.43%) PHP
4 1 (0.43%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) Ruby
4 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.53%) SAP Certification
3 10 (4.26%) Degree
4 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) CCIE
5 3 (1.28%) CCNP
5 3 (1.28%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.28%) PMP
6 2 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.28%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) SEPA
4 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.43%) MiFID
4 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 121 (51.49%) SAP
2 35 (14.89%) Oracle
3 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.79%) Ariba
5 18 (7.66%) OpenText
6 8 (3.40%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.55%) Citrix
7 6 (2.55%) Pegasus
8 5 (2.13%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco
9 4 (1.70%) Northgate
9 4 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.70%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.70%) VMware
10 3 (1.28%) Capita
10 3 (1.28%) Juniper
10 3 (1.28%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.28%) Polycom
10 3 (1.28%) Riverbed
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