The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 81 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.26% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.26 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 840 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.44% 73.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 450 459
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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North West

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
3 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle SCM
5 5 (31.25%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (18.75%) E-business
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) SAP APO
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) ProC
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics
8 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (12.50%) LSMW
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (12.50%) SAP APO
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (6.25%) Agresso
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ProC
1 2 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CE
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) SAP APO Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
1 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) E-business
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) CODA
4 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.25%) VMware