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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 109 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£538 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Procure-to-pay
England

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
1873 1872 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.86% 72.42% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 984 740
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 131 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Coventry -4 1 £475 -5.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
Procure-to-pay
England

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Automotive
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Ariba
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Master Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle P2P Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle