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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 50 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 16 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 1.21% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.59% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
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£460 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £403
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -27.05%
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
585 691 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.96% 76.02% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 334 353
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 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
Warrington +3 8 £485 -
Knutsford +12 4 £470 +13.93%
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Supplier Management
North West

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
3 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) PMI
7 5 (17.24%) PMP
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.34%) Logistics
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.90%) NEC
9 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
9 2 (6.90%) MS Office
9 2 (6.90%) SLA
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) C
9 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.45%) Open Source

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Service Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
3 8 (27.59%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (24.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Service Operations Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Level Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Master Data Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
1 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Logistics
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CISA
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
1 2 (6.90%) NEC
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP