The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 282 309 286
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 374 300 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.77% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 181 166
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £30.52 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +32.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.50 £15.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.54 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.52 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-22.18% +32.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41605 38977 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.73% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25819 23938 23975
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1152 1089 1501
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2014.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK.

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Supplier Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 338 £425 - 86
London -6 104 £450 - 27
South East +7 68 £425 -10.52% 11
North West +11 52 £431 +23.21% 7
East of England +7 40 £448 +2.28% 9
Scotland -2 29 £425 -5.55% 4
City of London +33 25 £463 +1.64% 8
Berkshire +16 25 £447 -10.65% 4
Cheshire +19 21 £450 +10.42% 2
Hampshire +3 20 £363 -3.33% 2
West Midlands -10 20 £420 +3.38% 6
South West -32 17 £392 -17.30% 6
East Midlands +4 16 £650 +62.50% 6
Edinburgh -8 15 £438 -5.40% 3
Hertfordshire -3 14 £448 +5.29% 3
Yorkshire -4 14 £375 +7.14% 14
Bedfordshire -6 14 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire +22 11 £650 +23.80% 1
Reading +20 11 £425 -17.07%
Lancashire -5 10 £425 +21.42% 4
Manchester -11 10 £350 +66.66% 1
Bristol -20 10 £331 -30.07% 4
Nottingham +21 9 £650 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £425 +3.03% 2
West Yorkshire -7 9 £418 -1.76% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £385 +71.11%
Warrington +3 8 £485 - 2
Cambridge +1 8 £418 +1.21% 2
Knutsford +14 7 £448 +8.48%
Birmingham 0 7 £338 -20.58% 3

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 294 (34.83%) Project Management
2 257 (30.45%) Finance
3 225 (26.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 222 (26.30%) PRINCE2
5 155 (18.36%) ITIL
6 114 (13.51%) Service Management
7 108 (12.80%) Service Delivery
8 74 (8.77%) Telecoms
8 74 (8.77%) Microsoft
8 74 (8.77%) Security Cleared
9 72 (8.53%) Change Management
10 66 (7.82%) Migration
11 64 (7.58%) Banking
12 62 (7.35%) Retail
13 57 (6.75%) Management Information System
13 57 (6.75%) Risk Management
13 57 (6.75%) SC Cleared
14 50 (5.92%) Programme Management
14 50 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 47 (5.57%) Degree
17 46 (5.45%) MS Project
18 43 (5.09%) Oracle
19 41 (4.86%) Business Analysis
20 40 (4.74%) MS Office
21 38 (4.50%) ISEB
22 36 (4.27%) Internet
23 35 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 34 (4.03%) PMP
24 34 (4.03%) SAP

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.07%) Lync
4 6 (0.71%) Apache
4 6 (0.71%) IIS
5 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.36%) SAS
7 3 (0.36%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Site Server
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Jadu
Applications
1 46 (5.45%) MS Project
2 40 (4.74%) MS Office
3 28 (3.32%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.71%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
4 4 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP LE
6 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.18%) SaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.27%) Internet
2 15 (1.78%) VPN
3 12 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (1.42%) WAN
3 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.18%) LAN
4 10 (1.18%) SAN
5 8 (0.95%) Firewall
6 7 (0.83%) 3G
6 7 (0.83%) VoIP
6 7 (0.83%) DHCP
6 7 (0.83%) DNS
6 7 (0.83%) 4G
7 6 (0.71%) MPLS
8 5 (0.59%) Wireless
9 4 (0.47%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.47%) ATM
10 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.36%) BGP
10 3 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.59%) MySQL
5 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.36%) MS Access
6 3 (0.36%) DB2
6 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.24%) QlikView
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.24%) OLTP
8 1 (0.12%) EDMS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.24%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 257 (30.45%) Finance
2 74 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 64 (7.58%) Banking
4 62 (7.35%) Retail
5 32 (3.79%) Legal
6 14 (1.66%) Marketing
6 14 (1.66%) Law
7 13 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.18%) Back Office
10 9 (1.07%) Local Government
11 6 (0.71%) Billing
11 6 (0.71%) Automotive
12 5 (0.59%) Games
13 4 (0.47%) German Language
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (37.91%) Project Manager
2 85 (10.07%) Analyst
3 53 (6.28%) Programme Manager
4 51 (6.04%) Service Manager
5 41 (4.86%) Delivery Manager
6 40 (4.74%) Senior Manager
7 39 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 33 (3.91%) Technical Manager
9 32 (3.79%) Services Delivery Manager
10 29 (3.44%) Architect
10 29 (3.44%) Test Manager
10 29 (3.44%) Senior Project Manager
11 26 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (2.96%) Integration Manager
13 22 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 20 (2.37%) IT Project Manager
15 18 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
16 17 (2.01%) Business Manager
17 16 (1.90%) Environment Manager
18 15 (1.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.54%) .NET
2 10 (1.18%) Middleware
3 6 (0.71%) Web Services
4 5 (0.59%) HTML
5 3 (0.36%) LAMP
5 3 (0.36%) CSS
5 3 (0.36%) Mach-II
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.24%) Velocity
6 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.24%) EDI
7 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.12%) XML
7 1 (0.12%) COM
7 1 (0.12%) SAML
7 1 (0.12%) XMPP
7 1 (0.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.75%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.01%) PMI
3 15 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.54%) NHS
5 12 (1.42%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.18%) Smart Meter
7 8 (0.95%) Replication
8 7 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (0.83%) FMCG
9 5 (0.59%) IVR
9 5 (0.59%) EFT
9 5 (0.59%) PKI
9 5 (0.59%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.47%) Kindle
10 4 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.47%) EPoS
11 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.36%) DTV
11 3 (0.36%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.55%) Windows
2 21 (2.49%) Linux
3 9 (1.07%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.95%) Solaris
5 6 (0.71%) UNIX
6 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) OS/400
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) HPUX
8 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (34.83%) Project Management
2 225 (26.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 222 (26.30%) PRINCE2
4 155 (18.36%) ITIL
5 114 (13.51%) Service Management
6 108 (12.80%) Service Delivery
7 72 (8.53%) Change Management
8 66 (7.82%) Migration
9 57 (6.75%) Risk Management
10 50 (5.92%) Programme Management
10 50 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (4.86%) Business Analysis
12 35 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 33 (3.91%) CRM
14 31 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (3.55%) Project Planning
16 27 (3.20%) ERP
16 27 (3.20%) Logistics
17 26 (3.08%) ITSM
18 23 (2.73%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.01%) Java
1 17 (2.01%) SQL
2 6 (0.71%) C
2 6 (0.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (0.59%) VB
4 3 (0.36%) C#
5 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.24%) Pascal
5 2 (0.24%) VBScript
5 2 (0.24%) VBA
6 1 (0.12%) COBOL
6 1 (0.12%) PHP
6 1 (0.12%) RPG
6 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 47 (5.57%) Degree
5 38 (4.50%) ISEB
6 34 (4.03%) PMP
7 31 (3.67%) PMI Certification
8 26 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (2.49%) APMP
10 19 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
11 18 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.42%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.83%) CISA
15 6 (0.71%) CISSP
16 4 (0.47%) CISM
17 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
18 2 (0.24%) CRISC
18 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.73%) QA
2 21 (2.49%) SLA
3 16 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.66%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.36%) BS25999
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenServer
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.71%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.24%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) WSUS
4 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.09%) Oracle
3 34 (4.03%) SAP
4 17 (2.01%) VMware
5 16 (1.90%) HP
6 15 (1.78%) Cisco
7 12 (1.42%) Remedy
8 11 (1.30%) IBM
9 10 (1.18%) Ericsson
9 10 (1.18%) NEC
10 9 (1.07%) BT
11 8 (0.95%) Citrix
11 8 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.71%) RedPrairie
12 6 (0.71%) JDA
12 6 (0.71%) Veritas
12 6 (0.71%) JBoss
13 5 (0.59%) BMC
14 4 (0.47%) Google
14 4 (0.47%) Teradata
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