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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 430 451 461
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 149 111 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 60 59
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £552 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.94% -
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
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 90 £450 - 16
South East +1 17 £462 +2.66% 3
East of England - 17 £413 - 1
West Midlands -2 8 £500 -4.76% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £394 - 1
North West -5 3 £488 +21.87% 3
Yorkshire +6 2 £675 -
Procure-to-pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 164 (55.97%) SAP
2 124 (42.32%) Finance
3 67 (22.87%) Oracle
3 67 (22.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 46 (15.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 45 (15.36%) ERP
6 41 (13.99%) SAP SRM
7 40 (13.65%) Project Management
8 35 (11.95%) Manufacturing
9 34 (11.60%) SQL
10 29 (9.90%) Oracle EBS
10 29 (9.90%) Oracle Payables
11 28 (9.56%) Workflow
12 26 (8.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (8.53%) Change Management
13 25 (8.53%) PL/SQL
13 25 (8.53%) Oracle General Ledger
14 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (7.85%) Migration
15 23 (7.85%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (7.85%) SAP FI
15 23 (7.85%) Oracle Receivables
16 22 (7.51%) MS Excel
17 21 (7.17%) Oracle Forms
17 21 (7.17%) Open Text
17 21 (7.17%) SAP CO
18 20 (6.83%) SAP FI/CO
18 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
18 20 (6.83%) SAP MM
19 19 (6.48%) Oracle Financials

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (6.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.14%) MS Project
3 17 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (5.46%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.78%) MS Office
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 67 (22.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 46 (15.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (13.99%) SAP SRM
4 29 (9.90%) Oracle Payables
4 29 (9.90%) Oracle EBS
5 25 (8.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 23 (7.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 23 (7.85%) SAP FI
7 21 (7.17%) SAP CO
8 20 (6.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 20 (6.83%) SAP MM
9 19 (6.48%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
11 11 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (3.41%) Oracle Cash Management
13 9 (3.07%) SAP FI-AP
14 8 (2.73%) SAP SD
15 5 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
15 5 (1.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) DNS
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.85%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (5.80%) SAP BW
3 16 (5.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.75%) SQLPlus
5 9 (3.07%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.71%) MS Access
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.34%) QlikView
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (7.17%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.73%) JDeveloper
3 3 (1.02%) LSMW
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CE
General
1 124 (42.32%) Finance
2 35 (11.95%) Manufacturing
3 26 (8.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (5.12%) General Ledger
5 11 (3.75%) Banking
6 8 (2.73%) Legal
7 7 (2.39%) Back Office
8 5 (1.71%) Automotive
8 5 (1.71%) Retail
9 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.02%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Local Government
11 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (35.49%) Consultant
2 66 (22.53%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (16.72%) Analyst
4 36 (12.29%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 33 (11.26%) Functional Consultant
6 30 (10.24%) Project Manager
7 29 (9.90%) Oracle Consultant
8 23 (7.85%) Business Analyst
9 19 (6.48%) Trainer
10 16 (5.46%) SAP Trainer
10 16 (5.46%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 14 (4.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 14 (4.78%) Architect
12 12 (4.10%) SAP Manager
12 12 (4.10%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (3.75%) SAP Architect
13 11 (3.75%) SAP SRM Consultant
14 10 (3.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 9 (3.07%) Oracle Analyst
16 8 (2.73%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.12%) XML
2 4 (1.37%) Visualforce
3 3 (1.02%) .NET
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) XSLT
4 2 (0.68%) EDI
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.78%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.41%) FMCG
3 5 (1.71%) NHS
4 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.75%) UNIX
2 9 (3.07%) Windows
3 8 (2.73%) VMS
4 3 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.36%) ERP
2 40 (13.65%) Project Management
3 28 (9.56%) Workflow
4 25 (8.53%) Change Management
5 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (7.85%) Migration
7 18 (6.14%) Six Sigma
8 17 (5.80%) Lean Six Sigma
9 16 (5.46%) Test Scripting
9 16 (5.46%) Data Migration
10 15 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.78%) SAP Implementation
11 14 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.44%) Validation
13 12 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.10%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.10%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.75%) Data Management
15 10 (3.41%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.60%) SQL
2 25 (8.53%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.71%) C
4 4 (1.37%) Apex Code
5 3 (1.02%) VBA
6 1 (0.34%) R
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
6 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.14%) SAP Certification
2 10 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) ACCA
4 5 (1.71%) CIMA
4 5 (1.71%) Degree
5 4 (1.37%) CCA
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.02%) ISEB
7 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 164 (55.97%) SAP
2 67 (22.87%) Oracle
3 21 (7.17%) Open Text
4 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.12%) Ariba
6 7 (2.39%) Siebel
7 5 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.02%) HP
9 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.68%) ReadSoft
10 2 (0.68%) Cognos
10 2 (0.68%) CODA
10 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.34%) VMware
11 1 (0.34%) Civica
11 1 (0.34%) Infor
London
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 - 340 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 43,000
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago