Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Procurement Officer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Procurement Officer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 871 871
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Procurement Officer 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
UK median daily rate £263 £250 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +16.28% -24.56%
10th Percentile £179 £131 £125
90th Percentile £501 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £190 £240
% change year-on-year +18.42% -20.83% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Procurement Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Procurement Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
England +17 10 £263 +19.32%
UK excluding London +21 8 £225 +18.42%
North of England +56 6 £225 +165.55%
Yorkshire - 3 £194 -
North West +22 2 £263 +209.81%
London -22 2 £482 +54.24%
West Midlands +22 1 - -
Midlands +20 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Procurement Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Local Government
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Snow
4 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Procurement Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
2 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Concur
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Snow