The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 127 129
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2  
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.040% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.050% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +7.93% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

Procure-to-Pay is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1507 1991 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.20% 79.96% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1070 1177
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 62
Median hourly rate £17.68 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £600 - 1
Slough - 1 £800 -
Wokingham - 1 £450 -
Procure-to-Pay
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-Pay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Ariba
3 3 (33.33%) Order to Cash
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) OpenText
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) QMS
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) French Language
5 1 (11.11%) German Language
5 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
5 1 (11.11%) Polish Language
5 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI-AP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Polish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Record to Report
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Ariba
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) OpenText