The Procurement & Spend Management Insider October 2017

The Procurement & Spend Management Insider is our unique, highly acclaimed report into the job market conditions for those working in the procurement technology and supply chain solutions sectors, along with procurement professionals. It covers both the UK and...

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The impact of Brexit and Trump on salaries and bonuses

We've just finished our research in to the impact of Brexit and Trump on salaries and bonuses in the Procurement and Spend Management Insider. In addition, our report covers the executive job market in corporate procurement, consultancy, spend management, and supply...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Market Analysis Of The Procurement Consultancy Sector

Here’s an excerpt from our Procurement Quarterly Market Update for the second quarter of 2015 which addresses recruitment market trends and the availability of skills in the consulting sector. Procurement Consultancy The picture in the consultancy space is not as...

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Procurement Market Summary – Q2 2015

Here's an excerpt from our Procurement Quarterly Market Update for the second quarter of 2015. The second quarter of the year brought a UK general election and further concern about the economic stability of the Eurozone. At Edbury Daley, we saw a drop in the number...

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Q1 2015 Procurement Quarterly Market Update

Our latest quarterly analysis of the employment market for the procurement profession is now available for you to download. Regular readers will notice a change of emphasis this year as we move away from our established narrative in order to address some of the most...

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Q1 2014 Procurement Market Update & Indirect Spend Index

We’ve experienced a very positive start to year in terms of the recruitment market conditions for procurement professionals. Last year saw a marked improvement in the number of quality opportunities available in the market, with a particularly strong final quarter,...

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Q4 2013 Procurement Market Update & Indirect Spend Index

We started our quarterly reports on the job market for procurement professionals back in the tougher economic climate of 2009 and since then we have regularly reported gradual improvements in market conditions albeit with a few notable exceptions. We are pleased to...

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Q3 2013 Procurement Market Update & Indirect Spend Index

We reported an improvement in market conditions in our Q2 update after a flat start to the year and explained which areas of expertise had experienced the greatest demand.  Q3 has seen most of the trends we observed continue and in several cases those trends have...

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Q2 2013 Procurement Market Update & Indirect Spend Index

Q2 generally showed an improvement in market conditions after what was a relatively slow start to the year in some sectors.  As anticipated we’ve seen strong activity in several key areas including: Indirect spend across the private sector Direct spend in FMCG,...

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The edburydaley Indirect Spend Index 2013

Data For Q1 2013 As regular followers of our Procurement Quarterly Market Update will know, we take great interest in the trends we observe in the employment market for procurement professionals. Our readers appreciate the insight we offer whether they be job seekers...

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Q1 2013 Procurement Market Update

  Slow Start To The Year? It has in some ways been a slow start to year in the sense that recruitment processes appear to have slowed in pace in several sectors.  In many cases hiring managers are under such pressure with their day to day work that they find it...

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Q4 2012 Procurement Market Update

Here are our latest observations on the recruitment market for Procurement and Supply Chain professionals. Comments On Industry Sectors The Leisure market is busier than at any stage in the last 2-3 years with several organisations seeking new talent, particularly at...

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Procurement Market Update Q2 2012

In Q4 of 2011 our Quarterly Market Update was the most positive it had been for a couple of years with clear evidence that the job market was showing signs of improvement. Since then we have constantly been able to report a gradual improvement in the market for both...

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Housebuilding Quarterly Market Update – Q3 2011

Bellway has reported a 50% increase in pre tax profit for the year ending July 31 2011, returning £67.2 million on turnover up 15% to £886.1 million. The firm sold 4,922 homes up from 4,595 and achieved an average selling price of £175,613 (£163,175). Chairman Howard...

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Procurement Market Update Q3 2011

Good market conditions all round for procurement professionals Recruitment activity remained strong despite the summer holidays Is there a skills shortage in procurement? This time last year we reported a noticeable improvement in job market conditions for the...

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Procurement Market Update Q2 2011

Is the CPO market about to come alive? The battle for the best talent is on again! Was the market slowed by the end of the financial year? The trends we observed back in our Q1 Update have largely continued with the market conditions for procurement staff remaining...

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Housebuilding market update – Q1 2011

Everyone involved in the housebuilding industry continues to experience very challenging market conditions for a variety of reasons, primarily the restricted availability of mortgage finance, but there has been some evidence of slight improvements in the past quarter....

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Procurement Market Update – Q1 2011

The early signs for this year’s procurement recruitment market are very encouraging as we are currently experiencing our busiest January for several years, with this coming on the back of a very strong Q4 last year. In fact we were very surprised by the figures...

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Q4 Procurement Market Update

Q4 Procurement Market Update With Christmas fast approaching it’s time for us to review the current market conditions for procurement professionals and how they’ve evolved in the latter part of the year, particularly with an eye on the traditionally busy period for...

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Q2 Procurement Market Update – June 2010

In our most recent report into the market conditions for procurement professionals published in March we observed the following trends: A much improved market for permanent roles A more stable interim market than 2009 The return of the “battle for procurement talent”...

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Procurement Market update – March 2010

Welcome to our latest update on the employment market conditions for Procurement and SRM professionals. Since our last update in January we have observed the following: The permanent market is much improved for Senior Buyers, Category Managers, Procurement Managers...

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Procurement recruitment market – January update

January Bulletin – The market for procurement professionals  The final quarter of last year saw a noticeable improvement in the market conditions for procurement professionals after a period of uncertainty created by the credit crunch.  The early signs this year are...

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Market conditions update Oct 2009

 A high profile consultancy business with a genuinely global client base approached us recently for assistance with making a number of appointments, ideally on a temporary basis, with a view to taking the best candidates on as permanent members of staff. They asked us...

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Recruitment Market Update

 The Procurement profession is fortunate enough to have one of the strongest job markets in the UK, principally because the profession has become even more important in recent months as demonstrated in our research earlier this year. Demand remains strong although the...

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March Procurement Newsletter

Year 4 Edbury Daley just entered its fourth year of trading and every aspect of our business continues to grow. We are delighted with the contribution made by Hannah Jackson who joined us in October last year. Hannah, a former consultant at PSD brings over 3 years...

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