The first table below looks at the demand for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 23 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 South 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 106 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 36 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.72% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.04% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 9
Average daily rate £400 £475 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +97.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2493 1634 2527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.96% 69.65% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1005 1501
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 62 151
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £18.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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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Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 19 £450 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire -22 4 £413 -13.15%
Dorset - 2 £499 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Logistics
2 18 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
2 18 (27.27%) Degree
3 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) IBM
4 13 (19.70%) Matrix Management
5 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.12%) Project Management
9 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.61%) SLA
9 7 (10.61%) Windows
9 7 (10.61%) Oracle
9 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
9 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
9 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.09%) QA
10 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) UML
11 5 (7.58%) LAN
11 5 (7.58%) VoIP
11 5 (7.58%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) VoIP
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
1 5 (7.58%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.06%) PABX
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) ATM
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.52%) GGSN
3 1 (1.52%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Programme Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Server Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Voice Support Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 4 (6.06%) Support Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Project Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Handset
1 4 (6.06%) IVR
1 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) NPfIT
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Logistics
1 18 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
2 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 13 (19.70%) Matrix Management
4 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) UML
9 5 (7.58%) ERP
9 5 (7.58%) Data Management
9 5 (7.58%) Service Management
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) C
1 1 (1.52%) C#
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) IBM
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) BT
5 2 (3.03%) Siemens
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) Lotus
6 1 (1.52%) Cerner
6 1 (1.52%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) Nortel
6 1 (1.52%) Polycom
6 1 (1.52%) Unica
6 1 (1.52%) SmartFocus
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore