The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-Pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.067% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £225 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1106 1503 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.48% 84.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Procure-to-Pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Procure-to-Pay
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay across the Manchester region.

Procure-to-Pay Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Procure-to-Pay
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 4 (44.44%) OS/2
1 4 (44.44%) Unit4 Business World
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Procure-to-Pay
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Report Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
3 1 (11.11%) P2P Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP