Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 23 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 146 151
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -28
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.28% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.34% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Manchester median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £390 £343 £406
90th Percentile £645 £488 £479
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Procure-to-Pay 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2382 2975 3048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.05% 83.87% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1892 1804
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Procure-to-Pay as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in Manchester

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

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

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Procure-to-Pay
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Rochdale - 1 - -
Procure-to-Pay
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Ariba
3 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) OpenText
4 2 (22.22%) cXML
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
4 2 (22.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Content Development
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
5 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SAP GTS

Procure-to-Pay
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
1 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP GTS
2 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Trainer
1 3 (33.33%) Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP MM Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP P2P Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP SRM Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Buyer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Content Development
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Ariba
3 2 (22.22%) OpenText