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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 98 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 1 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.94% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 1.29% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£700 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 £12.10 £47.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year
-74.52% +211.37%
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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
1228 1006 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.93% 72.90% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 524 339
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 48
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.31 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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

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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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP