The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 91 66 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +33
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 63 72 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 2.34% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 13
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£490 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £378 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £745 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £65.27
% change year-on-year
- -61.69%
Supplier Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Merseyside +4 19 £513 +20.58%
Cheshire -11 16 £600 +53.64%
Lancashire -21 12 £405 -28.00%
Manchester -4 11 £458 -
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 50 (45.45%) Finance
2 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.55%) PRINCE2
4 25 (22.73%) Project Management
5 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (20.00%) QA
7 21 (19.09%) ITIL
8 20 (18.18%) Scrum
9 19 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (17.27%) Test Strategy
10 17 (15.45%) Waterfall
11 16 (14.55%) ISEB
12 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
14 13 (11.82%) Test Scripting
14 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (10.91%) Risk Management
15 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.09%) VME
17 9 (8.18%) Test Planning
17 9 (8.18%) Migration
17 9 (8.18%) Mainframe
18 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
18 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
18 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
18 8 (7.27%) Retail
18 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
19 7 (6.36%) SDLC
19 7 (6.36%) MS Project
20 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Project
2 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
2 2 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.91%) IPsec
3 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.91%) HSRP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) 802.11
3 1 (0.91%) MPLS
3 1 (0.91%) OSPF
3 1 (0.91%) BGP
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
General
1 50 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Local Government
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Project Manager
2 13 (11.82%) Architect
2 13 (11.82%) Test Manager
3 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (7.27%) Test Leader
4 7 (6.36%) Service Manager
4 7 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 5 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.64%) Developer
6 4 (3.64%) Performance Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.73%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (1.82%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (1.82%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (1.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) Web Services
2 2 (1.82%) XML
2 2 (1.82%) JSON
2 2 (1.82%) RESTful
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.91%) PMI
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) CESG
5 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.91%) Informatics
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) VME
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.55%) PRINCE2
3 25 (22.73%) Project Management
4 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (19.09%) ITIL
6 20 (18.18%) Scrum
7 19 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (17.27%) Test Strategy
8 17 (15.45%) Waterfall
9 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.82%) Test Scripting
11 12 (10.91%) Risk Management
12 9 (8.18%) Migration
12 9 (8.18%) Test Planning
13 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (6.36%) SDLC
15 6 (5.45%) Change Management
15 6 (5.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) COBOL
2 4 (3.64%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) ISEB
2 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
5 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) PMP
9 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CISM
9 1 (0.91%) MBA
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CCIE
9 1 (0.91%) CCNP
9 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) P3O
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) Micro Focus
3 4 (3.64%) SAP
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) CA
5 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.91%) BT
6 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint