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 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
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 230 234 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 24 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
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£396 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £110 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £564 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
7164 6365 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.71% 73.09% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3943 3431 2694
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 252 303
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £48.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Surrey - 8 £396 -
Hampshire -4 5 £500 - 1
Middlesex +3 4 £396 -20.87% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Procure-to-pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (74.14%) SAP
2 24 (41.38%) SAP SRM
3 19 (32.76%) Finance
4 18 (31.03%) Ariba
5 17 (29.31%) Change Management
5 17 (29.31%) Degree
6 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
7 13 (22.41%) Business Objects
7 13 (22.41%) MS Office
7 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (22.41%) MBA
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) ERP
9 5 (8.62%) SAP MDM
9 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.90%) Migration
10 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
11 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (5.17%) SQL
11 3 (5.17%) ABAP
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle
11 3 (5.17%) SAP Certification
11 3 (5.17%) Agresso
11 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (5.17%) Analytics
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (3.45%) Data Governance
12 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (41.38%) SAP SRM
2 5 (8.62%) SAP MDM
3 3 (5.17%) Agresso
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (3.45%) SAP SCM
4 2 (3.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
1 1 (1.72%) DHCP
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) SAP Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) SAP Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) SAP Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) SAP Architect
7 2 (3.45%) SAP MDM Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.45%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Trainer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) EDI
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (3.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.45%) Economics
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Change Management
2 6 (10.34%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (8.62%) ERP
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (5.17%) Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Data Governance
6 2 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) Logistics
6 2 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
1 3 (5.17%) ABAP
2 2 (3.45%) C
2 2 (3.45%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) MBA
3 3 (5.17%) SAP Certification
4 2 (3.45%) HND
4 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (3.45%) ACCA
4 2 (3.45%) CIMA
4 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.72%) VCP4
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) SAP
2 18 (31.03%) Ariba
3 13 (22.41%) Business Objects
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Siebel
5 1 (1.72%) Epicor
5 1 (1.72%) CODA
5 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.72%) Sage
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Open Text
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