The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 35 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 11 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.51% 7.60% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 9.51% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 2
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£491 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £27.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-15.37% +116.00%
Supplier Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 326 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.78% 79.90% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 201 92
Average daily rate £475 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +93.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Supplier Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -1 7 £500 +8.69% 1
Luton -15 1 £430 +1.17%
Supplier Management
East of England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Supplier Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Supplier Management.

1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) EPoS
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Front Office
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Billing
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Supplier Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Supplier Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Lotus
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com