The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 71 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.15% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.51% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
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£325 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.75
Supplier Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
804 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.62% 76.05% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Chester +4 3 £400 -
Warrington -12 2 - -
Crewe - 2 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Supplier Management
North West

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) NHS
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Information Management
5 3 (15.79%) Informatics
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Procurement Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) Informatics
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Information Management
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint