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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 34 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.54% 1.08% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 1.59% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -27.05%
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
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton -14 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Dunstable +4 1 £500 -
Supplier Management
East of England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) Project Management
1 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) SLA
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Back Office
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
7 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.70%) Workday HCM

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Workday HCM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Change Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Change and Release Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Procurement Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
1 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.70%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) JDA
2 1 (3.70%) Mercator