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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 48 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 27 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.21% 2.44% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 3.31% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Average daily rate £459 £417 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -8.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £288 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £738 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.54 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+112.28% -58.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
651 543 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.50% 73.58% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 249 220
Average daily rate £400 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 13 £456 -
Chester -23 1 - - 1
Supplier Management
North West

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.22%) Service Management
8 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) PMP
10 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
10 5 (13.89%) Banking
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.11%) Logistics
12 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
12 3 (8.33%) Migration
12 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.33%) LAN
12 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 3 (8.33%) Transition Management
12 3 (8.33%) APMP
13 2 (5.56%) Retail
13 2 (5.56%) Legal
13 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (5.56%) Time Management
13 2 (5.56%) Dependency Management
13 2 (5.56%) DSL

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) DSL
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Service Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Supplier Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Junior
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Procurement Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Service Level Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (2.78%) GIS Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Procurement Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) Service Management
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.67%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.11%) Logistics
10 3 (8.33%) Migration
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.33%) Transition Management
10 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
11 2 (5.56%) Time Management
11 2 (5.56%) Dependency Management
11 2 (5.56%) Information Security
11 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.56%) Workflow
12 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
12 1 (2.78%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) PMP
3 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.33%) APMP
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
1 2 (5.56%) NEC
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) HP