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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
Rank 443 481 434
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -47
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 186 150 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 92 117
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
41713 42607 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.44% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27776 28210 25375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1151 1119
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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
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 26 August 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 +6 103 £500 +11.11% 11
South East +11 27 £550 +46.17% 1
West Midlands -24 13 £405 -19.00% 5
East of England +22 11 - -
East Midlands - 10 £575 - 1
South West +6 9 £448 +26.05% 1
North West +19 7 £450 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Procure-to-Pay
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 137 (47.40%) SAP
2 125 (43.25%) Finance
3 69 (23.88%) Oracle
3 69 (23.88%) ERP
3 69 (23.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 54 (18.69%) Order to Cash
5 52 (17.99%) Migration
6 45 (15.57%) Record to Report
7 43 (14.88%) Oracle EBS R12
8 40 (13.84%) Data Migration
9 32 (11.07%) Oracle EBS
9 32 (11.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (10.38%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.34%) Change Management
12 27 (9.34%) Retail
13 25 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (8.30%) Project Management
14 24 (8.30%) Microsoft
15 23 (7.96%) SAP Implementation
15 23 (7.96%) Oracle Payables
16 22 (7.61%) Manufacturing
17 20 (6.92%) SAP FI
17 20 (6.92%) SAP SRM
18 19 (6.57%) MS Excel
19 18 (6.23%) Oracle Cash Management
20 17 (5.88%) FMCG
20 17 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
20 17 (5.88%) Cash Management
20 17 (5.88%) Ariba

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 7 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.08%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle UPK
3 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.04%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.08%) MS Office
4 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.04%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (23.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 43 (14.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (11.07%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (7.96%) Oracle Payables
5 20 (6.92%) SAP FI
5 20 (6.92%) SAP SRM
6 18 (6.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 17 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (5.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 15 (5.19%) SAP MM
9 14 (4.84%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (4.84%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (4.50%) SAP CO
10 13 (4.50%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (3.81%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (3.81%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (3.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 8 (2.77%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.04%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) Intranet
2 4 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (1.38%) IPsec
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (2.77%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.73%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.38%) MS Access
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.38%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.69%) Essbase
6 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.38%) JDeveloper
2 4 (1.38%) LSMW
3 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (43.25%) Finance
2 32 (11.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (9.34%) Retail
4 22 (7.61%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.15%) Banking
6 8 (2.77%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.73%) Marketing
7 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Advertising
9 3 (1.04%) Electronics
9 3 (1.04%) Legal
9 3 (1.04%) Military
10 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (24.57%) Consultant
2 63 (21.80%) Analyst
3 36 (12.46%) SAP Consultant
4 29 (10.03%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.92%) Architect
5 20 (6.92%) SAP Analyst
6 19 (6.57%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (5.19%) SAP Manager
8 15 (5.19%) SAP P2P Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Change Manager
9 13 (4.50%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 13 (4.50%) Trainer
10 12 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.81%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (3.46%) Developer
12 10 (3.46%) Functional Consultant
12 10 (3.46%) Oracle P2P Consultant
12 10 (3.46%) Process Analyst
12 10 (3.46%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.08%) Web Services
3 5 (1.73%) XML
4 2 (0.69%) CSS
4 2 (0.69%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) HTML5
4 2 (0.69%) Node.js
4 2 (0.69%) RESTful
5 1 (0.35%) EDI
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.35%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) WSDL
5 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.88%) FMCG
2 12 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.46%) e-Learning
4 9 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.38%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.69%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.69%) Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
8 2 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.77%) Windows
2 5 (1.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.38%) Linux
4 3 (1.04%) Unix
4 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.88%) ERP
2 54 (18.69%) Order to Cash
3 52 (17.99%) Migration
4 45 (15.57%) Record to Report
5 40 (13.84%) Data Migration
6 31 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (10.38%) Business Analysis
8 27 (9.34%) Change Management
9 25 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (8.30%) Project Management
11 23 (7.96%) SAP Implementation
12 17 (5.88%) Cash Management
13 15 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.19%) Workflow
14 13 (4.50%) Data Management
14 13 (4.50%) Test Scripting
15 12 (4.15%) CRM
15 12 (4.15%) Logistics
16 11 (3.81%) Data Analysis
17 10 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.50%) SQL
2 9 (3.11%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.42%) ABAP
4 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.69%) C
5 2 (0.69%) C#
5 2 (0.69%) C++
5 2 (0.69%) Go
5 2 (0.69%) Scala
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) Ruby
6 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.50%) Degree
2 12 (4.15%) SAP Certification
2 12 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.35%) APMP
5 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.11%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.38%) GAAP
2 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.04%) QA
3 3 (1.04%) SEPA
4 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.35%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 137 (47.40%) SAP
2 69 (23.88%) Oracle
3 24 (8.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.88%) Ariba
5 9 (3.11%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.73%) Citrix
6 5 (1.73%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.38%) Cognos
7 4 (1.38%) F5
7 4 (1.38%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.38%) OpenText
7 4 (1.38%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.04%) CODA
8 3 (1.04%) Concur
8 3 (1.04%) VMware
9 2 (0.69%) Capita
9 2 (0.69%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.69%) Northgate
9 2 (0.69%) Progress
9 2 (0.69%) Saba
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