The table below looks at the statistics for E-Procurement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 124 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.042% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.058% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2084 1737 1447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.82% 72.47% 69.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 881 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.93 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.37% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

E-Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

E-Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

E-Procurement Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

E-Procurement
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft