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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 86 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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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
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (20.00%) CODA
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Agresso
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (20.00%) Agresso
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) CODA
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) VMware