The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 130 119 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 20 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.91% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
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£425 £396 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £433 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.75 £30.52
% change year-on-year
+102.10% -22.18%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Wiltshire - 11 £425 - 1
Bristol -15 2 £483 +24.51%
Somerset +4 1 - -
Dorset +1 1 - - 1
Devon -1 1 £400 +6.66%
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (17.50%) Legal
5 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (7.50%) MS Project
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) LAN
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) WAN
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
9 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
9 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia
9 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.00%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.00%) PABX
2 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (5.00%) OpenScape
3 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Vendor Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Chief Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Vendor Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) B2B
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CIPD
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Juniper
3 2 (5.00%) Nokia
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) BT
3 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) EMC