The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 63 81 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 79 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 1.62% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.30% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 19
Average daily rate £475 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £335 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £707 £488
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Supplier Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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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Vacancies
Lancashire 0 30 £575 - 1
Cheshire -3 27 £459 +7.94% 2
Manchester -2 14 £390 -2.50% 2
Merseyside -1 2 £453 -9.50%
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 45 (44.55%) PRINCE2
3 37 (36.63%) Project Management
4 34 (33.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
6 20 (19.80%) ITIL
7 18 (17.82%) ISEB
8 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
9 15 (14.85%) APMP
9 15 (14.85%) Service Management
10 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
11 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (12.87%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
12 11 (10.89%) Internet
13 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
13 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
14 9 (8.91%) Migration
14 9 (8.91%) Cisco
15 8 (7.92%) Windows
15 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
16 7 (6.93%) PMP
16 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
16 7 (6.93%) Banking
16 7 (6.93%) Degree
16 7 (6.93%) Resource Management
17 6 (5.94%) Legal
17 6 (5.94%) Change Management
17 6 (5.94%) PMI Certification
17 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (3.96%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.97%) WorkSite
3 2 (1.98%) Lync
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Exstream
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.96%) Firewall
4 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
5 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.98%) SAN
5 2 (1.98%) DSL
6 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.99%) VRRP
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) MPLS
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) IPv6
6 1 (0.99%) RIP
6 1 (0.99%) SNMP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.99%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Ingres
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
General
1 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Local Government
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Project Manager
2 13 (12.87%) Service Manager
2 13 (12.87%) Environment Manager
3 10 (9.90%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.91%) Integration Manager
4 9 (8.91%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Technical Operations Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Supplier Manager
9 2 (1.98%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) PMI
4 1 (0.99%) IVR
4 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) UNIX
3 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) PRINCE2
2 37 (36.63%) Project Management
3 34 (33.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
5 20 (19.80%) ITIL
6 15 (14.85%) Service Management
7 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.91%) Migration
9 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
10 7 (6.93%) Resource Management
11 6 (5.94%) Change Management
12 5 (4.95%) Logistics
12 5 (4.95%) Test Management
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.95%) Capacity Management
13 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
13 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) ISEB
2 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.85%) APMP
4 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (12.87%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (6.93%) PMP
6 7 (6.93%) Degree
7 6 (5.94%) PMI Certification
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.99%) CISSP
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.99%) CCIE
9 1 (0.99%) CCNP
9 1 (0.99%) CCDP
9 1 (0.99%) CISA
9 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) BS7799
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Cisco
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) VMware
3 4 (3.96%) Nortel
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Avaya
3 4 (3.96%) Citrix
3 4 (3.96%) Lotus
3 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.96%) Symantec
3 4 (3.96%) McAfee
4 3 (2.97%) Ericsson
4 3 (2.97%) NetApp
4 3 (2.97%) NEC
5 1 (0.99%) Juniper
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) HP
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