The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 69 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £12.10 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+354.54% -61.28%
Procure-to-pay
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 384 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.43% 73.85% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 267 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the South Wales region.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Procure-to-pay
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -9 2 £381 +8.92%
Procure-to-pay
Wales

Procure-to-pay
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat