The table below looks at the statistics for E-Procurement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 149 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.040% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £700 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
E-Procurement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Procurement across the North West region.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

E-Procurement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement across the North West region.

E-Procurement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

E-Procurement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 8 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
E-Procurement
England

E-Procurement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement.

1 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 9 (69.23%) SAP SRM
3 8 (61.54%) SAP HR
3 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
6 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
6 3 (23.08%) SAP Basis
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
7 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) MCP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Ariba
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Fat Client

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) SAP SRM
2 8 (61.54%) SAP HR
3 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
1 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Ariba
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft