The median contractor rate for a Procurement Officer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procurement Officer
UK
Rank 589 637 614
Rank change year-on-year +48 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Procurement Officer 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.010% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £228 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -26.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £206 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £256 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £231 £386
% change year-on-year +51.35% -40.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Procurement Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Procurement Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Procurement Officer in the UK

Procurement Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Procurement Officer in the UK

Procurement Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procurement Officer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Procurement Officer in the UK

Procurement Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Procurement Officer in the UK

Procurement Officer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procurement Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +35 6 £350 +53.84%
Bristol - 4 £363 -
South West - 4 £363 -
West Midlands - 1 £155 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £155 -
South East - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Procurement Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Procurement Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Procurement Officer in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) APMP
4 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) HND
5 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (7.69%) E-Procurement
5 1 (7.69%) NHS

Procurement Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) E-Procurement
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle