The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 231 223 232
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Average daily rate
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£462 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £280 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £502 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South East region.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South East region.

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Procure-to-pay
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
Middlesex -1 6 £438 -12.50% 1
Surrey - 5 £512 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £600 -
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England

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) SAP
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (15.00%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 5 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 5 (12.50%) E-Procurement
5 5 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) MS Project
5 5 (12.50%) SAP FI
6 4 (10.00%) Siebel
6 4 (10.00%) CCA
6 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (7.50%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 5 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.50%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (5.00%) SAP SRM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Back Office
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Procurement Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.00%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Siebel Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Buyer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) Change Management
2 6 (15.00%) ERP
2 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Data Management
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) E-Procurement
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Cash Management
6 2 (5.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CCA
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ACCA
3 1 (2.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GxP
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Siebel
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.50%) Ariba
5 1 (2.50%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.50%) CODA
5 1 (2.50%) Open Text
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