The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 102 121 95
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 25 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.39% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.55% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 20
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£375 £413 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +12.50%
Supplier Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1845 1827 1705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.15% 70.43% 68.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 911 690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 73
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management across the Berkshire region.

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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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
Slough -3 7 £375 -
Reading - 7 £463 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Supplier Management
South East

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 29 (54.72%) Project Management
2 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
2 24 (45.28%) PRINCE2
3 20 (37.74%) Change Management
4 14 (26.42%) Matrix Management
5 13 (24.53%) Project Planning
5 13 (24.53%) Dependency Management
5 13 (24.53%) Firewall
6 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
6 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
6 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
7 10 (18.87%) Degree
8 9 (16.98%) F5
8 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (16.98%) Linux
8 9 (16.98%) ITIL
8 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
8 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.98%) MPLS
9 8 (15.09%) Service Management
9 8 (15.09%) 3G
9 8 (15.09%) 4G
9 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
9 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.21%) FortiGate
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.21%) Smart Meter
10 7 (13.21%) BGP
10 7 (13.21%) Migration

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
1 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
2 9 (16.98%) MPLS
3 8 (15.09%) 3G
3 8 (15.09%) 4G
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (13.21%) BGP
5 5 (9.43%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
General
1 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Environment Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Test Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Programme Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Information Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Test Environment Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Integration Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Integration Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Supplier Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Commercial Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) Itk
2 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Smart Meter
3 4 (7.55%) Informatics
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Project Management
2 24 (45.28%) PRINCE2
3 20 (37.74%) Change Management
4 14 (26.42%) Matrix Management
5 13 (24.53%) Project Planning
5 13 (24.53%) Dependency Management
6 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
6 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.98%) ITIL
8 8 (15.09%) Service Management
8 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
9 7 (13.21%) Migration
10 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Time Management
11 5 (9.43%) Validation
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.55%) Information Security
12 4 (7.55%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (11.32%) PMP
3 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) F5
1 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
1 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP