The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 219 220 228
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 25 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £190 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £449 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6712 6005 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.90% 70.84% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 3231 3262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 255 321
Average hourly rate £22.63 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Procure-to-pay
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey - 11 £460 -
Middlesex -7 5 £396 -20.80%
Berkshire +6 4 £375 +328.57%
Procure-to-pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (47.37%) SAP
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 9 (23.68%) Change Management
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) SAP SRM
4 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Data Management
5 5 (13.16%) General Ledger
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) E-Procurement
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) MS Project
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) Siebel
6 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (10.53%) CCA
6 4 (10.53%) SAP FI
6 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (10.53%) SAP CO
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (7.89%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (7.89%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SAP SRM
2 4 (10.53%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (10.53%) SAP CO
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (7.89%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) General Ledger
3 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) German Language
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.26%) E-Business Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Siebel Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Project Management
1 9 (23.68%) Change Management
2 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.16%) E-Procurement
3 5 (13.16%) CRM
3 5 (13.16%) Data Management
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
1 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CCA
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GxP
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Siebel
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Ariba
6 1 (2.63%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.63%) CODA
6 1 (2.63%) Open Text