The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 52 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.64% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.90% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£413 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £330 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £370 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.52 £13.34
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +128.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 558 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.93% 74.10% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 242 306
Average daily rate £390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Supplier Management
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Knutsford - 7 £448 -
Chester +6 1 - -
Supplier Management
North West

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) PMI
5 5 (20.00%) PMP
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
6 4 (16.00%) Logistics
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.00%) NEC
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) ATM
8 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) MS Project
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) SLA
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (4.00%) Project Planning

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (8.00%) ATM
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Level Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) PMI
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Transition Management
6 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PMP
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISA
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (8.00%) NEC
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft