The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for E-Procurement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 261 280
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +3.07% +13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

E-Procurement 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

E-Procurement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing E-Procurement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-Procurement in the South East

E-Procurement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Procurement in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Procurement in the South East

E-Procurement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Procurement in the South East

E-Procurement
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hampshire - 3 £330 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
E-Procurement
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement 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 South East region with a requirement for E-Procurement.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 6 (54.55%) Supplier Management
2 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
4 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

E-Procurement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Legal
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Category Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Commercial Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Procurement Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Performance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (54.55%) Supplier Management
2 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree