The table below looks at the statistics for the Vendor Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vendor Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vendor Manager
Rank 253 224 250
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 4 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.16% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.17% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8771 8070 8763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.81% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 4327 4094
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 493 607
Average hourly rate £15.88 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

Vendor Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vendor Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Vendor Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Vendor Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vendor Manager across the South East region.

Vendor Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Vendor Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vendor Manager across the South East region.

Vendor Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Vendor Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vendor Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vendor Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Vendor Manager in their job title 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 with Vendor Manager in their job title.

1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Strategic Management
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation

Vendor Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Vendor Manager in their job title 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 with Vendor Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Strategic Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Juniper