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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 224 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 30 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
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£396 £550 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £120 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 11 £396 +13.14%
Hampshire -16 6 £500 - 1
Middlesex -2 3 £396 -28.00% 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 2
Procure-to-pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (68.75%) SAP
2 25 (39.06%) Finance
3 24 (37.50%) SAP SRM
4 17 (26.56%) Degree
4 17 (26.56%) Ariba
4 17 (26.56%) Change Management
5 14 (21.88%) MS Office
5 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 13 (20.31%) Business Objects
6 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.31%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (20.31%) MBA
7 9 (14.06%) Project Management
7 9 (14.06%) ERP
8 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (7.81%) SAP MDM
9 5 (7.81%) Migration
10 4 (6.25%) General Ledger
10 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
10 4 (6.25%) Validation
10 4 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (6.25%) SAP Certification
10 4 (6.25%) Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
11 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (4.69%) SQL
11 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Office
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (37.50%) SAP SRM
2 5 (7.81%) SAP MDM
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (3.13%) SAP SCM
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.13%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.13%) Agresso
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) ATM
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) SDH
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
1 1 (1.56%) DHCP
1 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.56%) VPN
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
1 1 (1.56%) 3G
1 1 (1.56%) MPLS
1 1 (1.56%) 2G
1 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Consultant
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) SAP Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Trainer
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) SAP MDM Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Transition Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (3.13%) SAP XI
1 2 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.13%) Economics
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Change Management
2 9 (14.06%) Project Management
2 9 (14.06%) ERP
3 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 4 (6.25%) Validation
4 4 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (6.25%) Analytics
5 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
5 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma
5 3 (4.69%) Data Management
5 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (4.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (4.69%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Cash Management
6 2 (3.13%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) ABAP
2 2 (3.13%) VBA
2 2 (3.13%) C
2 2 (3.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) MBA
3 4 (6.25%) SAP Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (3.13%) ACCA
4 2 (3.13%) CIMA
4 2 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) SAP
2 17 (26.56%) Ariba
3 13 (20.31%) Business Objects
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.56%) Open Text
6 1 (1.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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