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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 239 216 214
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 21 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 15
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£440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.26
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7223 6731 5985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.14% 73.99% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4196 3724 3142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 258 273
Average hourly rate £22.83 £31.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Berkshire +5 13 £363 -14.70% 1
Middlesex +2 3 - -
Surrey -10 3 £440 -4.34%
West Sussex - 1 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (58.70%) Ariba
2 25 (54.35%) SAP
3 14 (30.43%) SAP SRM
4 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
5 12 (26.09%) Business Objects
5 12 (26.09%) MS Office
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (26.09%) Degree
6 11 (23.91%) Change Management
7 10 (21.74%) MBA
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 5 (10.87%) Migration
9 5 (10.87%) ERP
10 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
10 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.52%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (6.52%) Agresso
11 3 (6.52%) Oracle
12 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
12 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
12 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (4.35%) Maximo
12 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
12 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
12 2 (4.35%) SQL
12 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) SAP SRM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (6.52%) Agresso
3 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.35%) Maximo
3 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Process Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Siebel Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Change Management
2 5 (10.87%) ERP
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
4 2 (4.35%) Coaching
4 2 (4.35%) Data Management
4 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Usability Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.17%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) MBA
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.17%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ACCA
4 1 (2.17%) CIMA
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Ariba
2 25 (54.35%) SAP
3 12 (26.09%) Business Objects
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) Siebel
5 1 (2.17%) Epicor
5 1 (2.17%) CODA
5 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.17%) Sage
5 1 (2.17%) OpenText