The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 113 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£500 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the West Midlands region.

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Procure-to-pay
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Coventry -5 5 £500 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Procure-to-pay
England

Procure-to-pay
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (47.83%) SAP SRM
3 8 (34.78%) VMS
4 7 (30.43%) SAP MM
5 6 (26.09%) Logistics
6 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) SAP SD
6 5 (21.74%) SAP CO
6 5 (21.74%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (13.04%) Automotive
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.70%) QA
10 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
10 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
10 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 1 (4.35%) MS Project
10 1 (4.35%) SAP APO

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) SAP SRM
2 7 (30.43%) SAP MM
3 5 (21.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (21.74%) SAP CO
3 5 (21.74%) SAP SD
3 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.35%) SAP APO
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Consultant
1 10 (43.48%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (39.13%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) SAP Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (26.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Logistics
2 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP