Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 330 319
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 43 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 41
South East median daily rate £444 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -2.86% +1.16%
10th Percentile £261 £363 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £575
England median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
South East median hourly rate £35.85 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.64% +38.89% +350.00%
10th Percentile £32.37 £61.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.97 £63.75 £55.50
England median hourly rate £51.00 £52.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.32% +17.22% +291.30%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13836 13829 15777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.87% 82.62% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 8360 9398
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 551 603
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.65
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in the South East

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in the South East

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the South East

Procure-to-Pay
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 Procure-to-Pay in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in the South East

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the South East

Procure-to-Pay
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 Procure-to-Pay within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -2 20 £460 -3.16%
Berkshire +16 15 £460 +41.54%
Hampshire +9 12 £408 -1.21%
Surrey -26 7 £700 +21.74%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Middlesex +9 2 - -
Oxfordshire -2 2 - -
West Sussex -2 2 - -
Procure-to-Pay
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 26 (60.47%) SAP
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Ariba
4 10 (23.26%) Order to Cash
5 8 (18.60%) Record to Report
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) ERP
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Logistics
8 5 (11.63%) Billing
8 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (11.63%) Spend Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.30%) Cash Management
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) SAP MM
9 4 (9.30%) Linux
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (9.30%) SAP SD
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (6.98%) VMware

Procure-to-Pay
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (9.30%) SAP MM
3 4 (9.30%) SAP SD
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
5 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (4.65%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (2.33%) Primavera
6 1 (2.33%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (2.33%) SAP LE
6 1 (2.33%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Billing
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Business Process Expert
5 3 (6.98%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) SAP P2P Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Trainer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Trainer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) ERP Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Finance Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SAP MM Trainer
6 2 (4.65%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) EDI
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Order to Cash
2 8 (18.60%) ERP
2 8 (18.60%) Record to Report
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.95%) Logistics
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Spend Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.30%) Cash Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) SAP Security
7 3 (6.98%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) ABAP
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCA
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GAAP
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) SAP
2 11 (25.58%) Ariba
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Concur
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.65%) Workday
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) OpenText
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Sage