The Procurement & Spend Management Market Update – Q3 2016

The Procurement & Spend Management Market Update – Q3 2016

Our Quarterly Market Update remains the leading commentary on the UK procurement job market and has evolved into a widely respected analysis of the European spend management sector.
Following our very well received Brexit special published back in July, the third quarter analysis includes:

  • Comments on the impact of Brexit on the procurement job market three months after our initial analysis

  • Some concerning developments in both the interim and permanent job markets for procurement.

  • Further updates on the skills shortages in the procurement technology solutions sector.

  • A potential over supply of candidates for leadership roles

  • Commentary on the Procurement Consulting job market along with new analysis of the Supply Chain Finance and Payment solutions sectors.

Also, this quarters discussion point is Where Are The Skills That Will Support Procurement’s Evolution?

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The Procurement Market Update Q2 2016 – BREXIT SPECIAL

The Procurement Market Update Q2 2016 – BREXIT SPECIAL

We are pleased to share our latest quarterly report on the recruitment market conditions for the procurement profession and the procurement solutions sector in the UK and Europe.

As usual, we asses the trends that we have observed during the past three months in the markets we focus on, but on this occasion there is also significant coverage of the impact of the recent EU referendum. We have spent the past fortnight gathering the opinions of senior managers from across the profession as well as understanding the thoughts of many of the EU citizens in our network. We also offer our own opinions on the impact so far along with our hopes and concerns for the future.

As the political and economic impact of the changes develop each day, we believe it would be useful for everyone in the sector to share their opinions. You can visit our Linked In page to comment on this report and any related topics. Please do take the time to contribute to what we hope will be an insightful debate.

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The Procurement, Consulting & Spend Management Market Update – Q1 2016

The Procurement, Consulting & Spend Management Market Update – Q1 2016

Our latest quarterly analysis of the procurement, consulting and spend management job markets is now available for you to download. Over the past few years this report has become the definitive guide on what’s happening in the employment market for procurement and associated professions. The Q3 report from 2015 was featured on the Spend Matters website and received an excellent review. You can read more here – Spend Matters – The Latest On The Procurement Job Market

This quarters headlines include:

  • An update on developments in the procurement technology sector with a new section on the European market
  • Evidence of wide variations across the consulting market
  • Concerns about the impact of recent political and economic conditions on the job market
  • Thoughts on demand for interim resource in both the spend management and procurement markets
  • Questions about the impact of technology on the future of procurement skills and careers.

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Q4 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Q4 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

The supply and demand equation for procurement competence has never been more interesting with variations across a series of niche markets for specific skill sets.  It’s a fascinating time for the profession and there are many good reasons to keep yourself abreast of the market dynamics.   Our latest quarterly analysis of the employment market for the procurement profession will help you do that and is now available for you to download.

The analysis covers each of our specialists markets which are spend management/procurement technology, direct and indirect spend, procurement consultancy, supplier relationship management and the associated interim markets with individual commentary on each sector.

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Q3 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Q3 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Our latest quarterly analysis of the employment market for the procurement profession is now available for you to download.

The analysis covers each of our specialists markets which are spend management/procurement technology, direct and indirect spend, procurement consultancy, supplier relationship management and the associated interim markets with individual commentary on each sector.

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Q2 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Q2 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Our latest quarterly analysis of the employment market for the procurement profession is now available for you to download.

The analysis covers each of our specialists markets which are direct and indirect spend, procurement consultancy, spend management technology and the associated interim markets with individual commentary on each sector.

Here are some of this quarters headlines:

  • Indirect Spend jobs down by 12% in the quarter
  • Spend Management experiencing significant salary inflation with demand high for P2P and e-Procurement skills
  • Interim market characterised by shorter total contract lengths
  • Global sourcing knowledge increasing valuable in direct spend procurement
  • Number of procurement leadership opportunities softened by increasing internal promotions.

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