The first table below looks at the demand for Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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
Supply Chain Management
Rank 129 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Supply Chain Management 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.083% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -26.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £91.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +860.52%
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%
Supply Chain Management
England

Supply Chain Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Supply Chain Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain Management across the North West region.

Supply Chain Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain Management across the North West region.

Supply Chain Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £350 - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Supply Chain Management
England

Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (42.86%) SAP APO
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (28.57%) ProC
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) E-business
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management

Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP APO
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SCM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ProC
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CE
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Trainee
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft