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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 106 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.25
Procure-to-pay
North West

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
1494 1096 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.95% 77.24% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 675 460
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Ariba
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) LSMW
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Ariba