Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Order to Cash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Order to Cash over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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.

Order to Cash (O2C)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 718 775
Rank change year-on-year -13 +57 -19
Contract jobs citing Order to Cash 140 116 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 56
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £300
90th Percentile £675 £602 £619
UK median daily rate £505 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +6.32% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
England median hourly rate - £34.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.13% -
UK median hourly rate - £34.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +72.13% -62.96%

Order to Cash is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,968 77,917 84,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.78% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,000 51,766 56,751
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,215 1,893 2,149
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.59% +3.26% +4.55%

Order to Cash
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Order to Cash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Order to Cash in England

Order to Cash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Order to Cash in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Order to Cash in England

Order to Cash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Order to Cash in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Order to Cash in England

Order to Cash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Order to Cash in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Order to Cash in England

Order to Cash
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Order to Cash within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 67 £510 +10.27% 6
South East -7 34 £529 +11.31% 2
North of England - 13 £419 - 3
East of England -1 11 £550 +4.76%
Yorkshire - 9 £425 -
Midlands -30 5 £475 -
East Midlands +4 3 £475 -6.40%
West Midlands -30 2 £380 -20.00%
North East - 2 £406 - 1
North West - 1 £275 - 2
Order to Cash
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Order to Cash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Order to Cash.

1 82 (58.57%) SAP
2 77 (55.00%) Finance
3 75 (53.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 47 (33.57%) Record to Report
5 40 (28.57%) ERP
6 35 (25.00%) Oracle
7 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 19 (13.57%) SAP SD
10 17 (12.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 15 (10.71%) Migration
11 15 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.29%) SAP FI
14 12 (8.57%) Project Management
14 12 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (8.57%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.57%) Retail
14 12 (8.57%) Logistics
14 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
14 12 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (7.86%) Oracle EBS R12
16 10 (7.14%) Billing
16 10 (7.14%) Change Management
16 10 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
17 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (6.43%) SAP FI/CO
17 9 (6.43%) SAP CO

Order to Cash
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (13.57%) SAP SD
3 17 (12.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 13 (9.29%) SAP FI
5 12 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (7.86%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (6.43%) SAP CO
8 9 (6.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (5.00%) SAP MM
10 6 (4.29%) NetSuite
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (4.29%) SAP ERP
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (2.14%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (2.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.14%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.71%) QlikView
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) LSMW
1 2 (1.43%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.71%) eCATT
2 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.71%) QAComplete
General
1 77 (55.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Retail
3 10 (7.14%) Billing
4 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.14%) French Language
6 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.43%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Analyst
2 34 (24.29%) Consultant
3 24 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 23 (16.43%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (10.71%) Architect
6 14 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 12 (8.57%) Financial Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) SAP SD Consultant
8 9 (6.43%) Finance Business Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.43%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Business Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) SAP Manager
11 5 (3.57%) Business Finance Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) SAP Test Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (5.00%) IDoc
2 7 (5.00%) Middleware
2 7 (5.00%) XML
3 6 (4.29%) EDI
4 2 (1.43%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) SAP BC
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) Tandem
3 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) AS400
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Life Science
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.71%) TM Forum
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.57%) Procure-to-Pay
2 47 (33.57%) Record to Report
3 40 (28.57%) ERP
4 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.71%) Migration
5 15 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.57%) Logistics
7 12 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (8.57%) Project Management
7 12 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 10 (7.14%) Change Management
8 10 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.71%) Functional Testing
10 8 (5.71%) Supply Chain Management
11 7 (5.00%) CRM
11 7 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.43%) ABAP
2 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.71%) RPG
2 1 (0.71%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.86%) PMP
4 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.71%) CBAP
6 1 (0.71%) CIMA
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) IIBA
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) PMO
3 4 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (58.57%) SAP
2 35 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) HP
4 3 (2.14%) hybris
4 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.14%) Sun
5 2 (1.43%) Casewise
6 1 (0.71%) Apttus
6 1 (0.71%) Ariba
6 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.71%) Infor
6 1 (0.71%) ReadSoft
6 1 (0.71%) SEEBURGER