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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
England / South East
Rank 215 232 235
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 28 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 18
Median daily rate £475 £381 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £311 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

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
6141 7080 7693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.96% 81.27% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4376 4221
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 274 253
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Procure-to-Pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 4 £475 -19.14%
Surrey +3 4 £314 -17.79% 1
Oxfordshire +1 4 £475 -11.62%
Kent - 4 £425 -
Middlesex +1 2 £360 +6.50%
West Sussex -7 2 £488 +178.57%
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £350 - 1
Hampshire -4 1 - -
Procure-to-Pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-Pay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 32 (58.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 27 (49.09%) Order to Cash
4 23 (41.82%) Record to Report
5 22 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (38.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (30.91%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (25.45%) SAP
9 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
9 12 (21.82%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (20.00%) ERP
11 10 (18.18%) Back Office
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (14.55%) ITIL
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.27%) PMO
14 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (7.27%) Change Control
14 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
14 4 (7.27%) Target Operating Model
14 4 (7.27%) Change Management
14 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.27%) Project Management
14 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
15 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
15 3 (5.45%) TIBCO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 22 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (38.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (30.91%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (21.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (1.82%) Line 500
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.82%) Sage X3
8 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
8 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.82%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
General
1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Business Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Analyst
3 19 (34.55%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 13 (23.64%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Process Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) ERP Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) P2P Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Programme Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.82%) EDI
2 1 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Order to Cash
2 23 (41.82%) Record to Report
3 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
4 11 (20.00%) ERP
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Change Control
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ACCA
1 1 (1.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) SAP
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.45%) webMethods
5 2 (3.64%) Ariba
5 2 (3.64%) Concur
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Sage
6 1 (1.82%) ReadSoft