The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 486 445 405
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -40
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 133 156 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 86
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.25

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
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 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 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 -20 122 £425 -5.55% 28
London -24 50 £375 -22.68% 15
South East +15 40 £450 +13.63% 3
Berkshire +15 13 £549 -
Hampshire +8 8 £431 -17.85%
West Midlands -17 8 £569 +67.27% 1
City of London +32 7 £348 -12.85% 1
Yorkshire -11 7 £525 +16.66%
Middlesex 0 6 £338 -14.64%
West Yorkshire -6 6 £525 +21.73%
Leeds -18 6 £525 +21.73%
South West -2 5 £438 -20.45% 2
North West -14 5 £200 -38.93% 1
Coventry 0 4 - -
Surrey -9 4 £538 +35.73% 1
Bracknell - 4 £588 -
East of England -6 3 £420 -12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 £420 -18.04% 2
Warwickshire +2 2 £625 +83.82%
Brentford 0 2 £388 -31.11%
Wales -4 2 £381 +8.92%
South Wales -7 2 £381 +8.92%
Cardiff -12 2 £381 +8.92%
West Sussex - 2 £175 -
Merseyside - 2 £175 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £338 -
Slough - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 149 (54.78%) SAP
2 117 (43.01%) Finance
3 60 (22.06%) Oracle
3 60 (22.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 48 (17.65%) ERP
5 47 (17.28%) SAP SRM
6 38 (13.97%) MS Excel
7 36 (13.24%) Project Management
8 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (11.76%) Ariba
10 29 (10.66%) Microsoft
11 28 (10.29%) SAP MM
12 26 (9.56%) OpenText
13 24 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
14 22 (8.09%) Change Management
15 21 (7.72%) Oracle EBS
15 21 (7.72%) Manufacturing
15 21 (7.72%) SAP FI
15 21 (7.72%) SAP BW
15 21 (7.72%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (7.35%) Migration
16 20 (7.35%) Security Cleared
16 20 (7.35%) Oracle Payables
17 19 (6.99%) Logistics
18 18 (6.62%) Degree
19 16 (5.88%) Data Management
19 16 (5.88%) MS Access
19 16 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
20 15 (5.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (1.84%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 38 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.78%) MS Office
3 12 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.21%) MS Project
5 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (22.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 47 (17.28%) SAP SRM
3 28 (10.29%) SAP MM
4 24 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (7.72%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (7.72%) SAP FI
6 20 (7.35%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (4.78%) SAP CO
7 13 (4.78%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (4.41%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (3.31%) Maximo
11 9 (3.31%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (2.94%) SAP ERP
13 6 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
14 5 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
15 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.84%) SaaS
2 3 (1.10%) Taleo
2 3 (1.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Intranet
2 5 (1.84%) WAN
3 3 (1.10%) BGP
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.10%) Firewall
3 3 (1.10%) IPsec
3 3 (1.10%) ISDN
3 3 (1.10%) MPLS
3 3 (1.10%) OSPF
3 3 (1.10%) PSTN
3 3 (1.10%) RTSP
3 3 (1.10%) VPN
3 3 (1.10%) Wireless
4 2 (0.74%) LAN
4 2 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) BusinessObjects
1 21 (7.72%) SAP BW
2 16 (5.88%) MS Access
3 9 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (1.84%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.37%) Essbase
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.47%) ProC
2 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.37%) LSMW
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 117 (43.01%) Finance
2 21 (7.72%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.31%) General Ledger
4 9 (3.31%) Retail
5 8 (2.94%) Legal
6 6 (2.21%) Banking
6 6 (2.21%) Marketing
6 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.84%) Billing
8 3 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) German Language
9 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (28.68%) Consultant
2 69 (25.37%) Analyst
3 42 (15.44%) SAP Consultant
4 40 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.56%) SAP Analyst
6 24 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.99%) Oracle Consultant
8 17 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 17 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (6.25%) P2P Business Analyst
8 17 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 17 (6.25%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 15 (5.51%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 15 (5.51%) Trainer
10 14 (5.15%) SAP Business Analyst
10 14 (5.15%) SAP P2P Analyst
11 11 (4.04%) Procurement Analyst
12 10 (3.68%) Architect
12 10 (3.68%) Finance Business Analyst
13 9 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.04%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (3.31%) BAPI
3 6 (2.21%) XML
4 3 (1.10%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.74%) EDI
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) Itk
6 1 (0.37%) J2EE
6 1 (0.37%) JMS
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) ODBC
6 1 (0.37%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.37%) WAP
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.15%) FMCG
3 12 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.94%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.10%) PKI
5 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) iSeries
7 1 (0.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.84%) Windows
2 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.65%) ERP
2 36 (13.24%) Project Management
3 22 (8.09%) Change Management
4 20 (7.35%) Migration
5 19 (6.99%) Logistics
6 16 (5.88%) Data Management
6 16 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 15 (5.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.78%) Process Improvement
9 13 (4.78%) Test Scripting
9 13 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.04%) CRM
11 9 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.31%) Change Control
11 9 (3.31%) ITIL
11 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.31%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.31%) SQL
2 6 (2.21%) ABAP
2 6 (2.21%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.62%) Degree
3 9 (3.31%) SAP Certification
3 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.57%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.57%) MBA
5 3 (1.10%) ACCA
5 3 (1.10%) CCIE
5 3 (1.10%) CCNP
5 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CIMA
6 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) ISEB
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) CCAB
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) GxP
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (54.78%) SAP
2 60 (22.06%) Oracle
3 32 (11.76%) Ariba
4 29 (10.66%) Microsoft
5 26 (9.56%) OpenText
6 11 (4.04%) ReadSoft
7 5 (1.84%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.84%) Sage
7 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.47%) Cisco
8 4 (1.47%) Northgate
9 3 (1.10%) Capita
9 3 (1.10%) Citrix
9 3 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.10%) Juniper
9 3 (1.10%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.10%) Polycom
9 3 (1.10%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.10%) Sun
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