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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 58 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 5 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 2.60% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 3.33% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
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£450 £443 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +24.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £261 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £479 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.48% +35.00%
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
559 720 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.37% 77.92% 68.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 358 276
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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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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 -10 5 £450 -1.36%
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Supplier Management
North West

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) Information Management
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Banking
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) Informatics
8 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
8 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) ITSM
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) Client/Server

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Service Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) UAT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Informatics
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
7 1 (4.55%) Software License Management
7 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) Scala
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint