The table below looks at the statistics for E-Procurement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 614 600 560
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -40
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 12 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.030% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 17
Average daily rate £319 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £125 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £745 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK.

E-Procurement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -4 11 £319 -20.31%
North West -9 9 - -
Manchester -8 8 - -
Kent - 2 £319 -
South East - 2 £319 -
Tonbridge - 2 £319 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -

E-Procurement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement.

1 17 (60.71%) SAP
2 10 (35.71%) Workflow
2 10 (35.71%) SAP SRM
3 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) SAP HR
4 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Ariba
6 4 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (10.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
7 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
7 3 (10.71%) NetWeaver
7 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) DB2
7 3 (10.71%) Legal
7 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) SAP Basis

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) NetWeaver
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) SAP SRM
2 8 (28.57%) SAP HR
3 2 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Spock
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Procurement Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Support
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Support Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) BYOD
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Workflow
2 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) MCSA
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Ariba
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy