The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Procurement role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Procurement in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Procurement
Rank 585 542 586
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Procurement 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £575 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - £488
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Head of Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Procurement in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Procurement
Daily Rate Trend

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

Head of Procurement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Procurement
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Procurement within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 2 £575 - 2
South East -14 1 £575 -
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Head of Procurement
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Head of Procurement in their job title 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 with Head of Procurement in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office

Head of Procurement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Head of Procurement in their job title 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 with Head of Procurement in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) EMC