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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 240 238 197
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -41
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 16 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 27
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£440 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £227 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £557 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-74.52% -
Procure-to-pay
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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +6 4 £373 -25.47%
Surrey - 4 £405 -
Hampshire -9 3 £450 +190.32% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £450 +63.63%
Berkshire -7 1 - - 3
Procure-to-pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 33 (71.74%) SAP
2 21 (45.65%) Ariba
2 21 (45.65%) SAP SRM
3 18 (39.13%) Degree
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 16 (34.78%) Change Management
5 15 (32.61%) Business Objects
5 15 (32.61%) MS Office
5 15 (32.61%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (28.26%) MBA
7 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) ERP
9 5 (10.87%) SAP MDM
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle
11 3 (6.52%) Agresso
11 3 (6.52%) SQL
11 3 (6.52%) ABAP
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
12 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (4.35%) Analytics
12 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (32.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (45.65%) SAP SRM
2 5 (10.87%) SAP MDM
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (6.52%) Agresso
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (4.35%) SAP SCM
5 2 (4.35%) Maximo
5 2 (4.35%) SAP MM
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireless
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Finance Systems Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) EDI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP XI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Economics
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Change Management
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) ERP
3 4 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.35%) Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Coaching
5 2 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (4.35%) Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Workflow
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
1 3 (6.52%) ABAP
2 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) MBA
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) CIMA
4 1 (2.17%) ACCA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) SAP
2 21 (45.65%) Ariba
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (32.61%) Business Objects
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) OpenText
6 1 (2.17%) Epicor
6 1 (2.17%) CODA
6 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel