The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supplier Management
Rank 291 302 248
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -54
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 443 400 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 247 281
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £409 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.23 £22.85 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £22.85 £21.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £22.85 £31.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.85 £26.54
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -13.88%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Supplier Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Supplier Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 409 £450 +5.88% 56
London -1 127 £471 +4.72% 15
North West +33 81 £500 +26.58% 7
South East +5 73 £450 +5.88% 16
Cheshire +16 39 £550 +69.23% 4
West Midlands -3 35 £445 +4.70% 3
Yorkshire +1 29 £513 +28.12% 6
East of England +5 28 £425 -10.52% 2
Scotland -33 28 £425 +6.25% 3
West Yorkshire +17 26 £625 +56.25% 6
Warrington +12 26 £550 - 2
Leeds +12 22 £650 +62.50% 4
Lancashire +15 19 £615 +69.07%
South West +2 19 £338 -15.62% 5
Manchester -5 18 £400 - 3
Berkshire +15 17 £400 -5.88% 4
Edinburgh -12 17 £450 +25.00% 3
Blackpool +13 16 £615 +69.07%
City of London +19 12 £443 -7.47% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £475 -5.00% 6
Bristol -2 12 £338 -3.57% 3
Milton Keynes +13 11 £475 +62.39% 5
Hampshire +1 11 £473 +26.00%
Coventry +2 10 £425 -
East Midlands +1 9 £490 +63.33% 1
Surrey -4 9 £475 - 3
North East -32 9 £350 -36.65% 1
Middlesex +2 8 £400 +3.35%
Birmingham -2 8 £450 -
Tyne and Wear -32 7 £345 -40.00%

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 272 (33.05%) Project Management
2 267 (32.44%) Finance
3 207 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 190 (23.09%) PRINCE2
6 134 (16.28%) ITIL
7 92 (11.18%) Security Cleared
8 91 (11.06%) Migration
9 85 (10.33%) Risk Management
10 84 (10.21%) Service Delivery
11 77 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
12 76 (9.23%) Waterfall
12 76 (9.23%) Degree
13 72 (8.75%) Service Management
14 65 (7.90%) TOGAF
15 63 (7.65%) Telecoms
16 61 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
17 60 (7.29%) SC Cleared
18 57 (6.93%) Data Centre
19 55 (6.68%) Oracle
20 53 (6.44%) Windows
21 52 (6.32%) Banking
22 50 (6.08%) Retail
23 49 (5.95%) Microsoft
24 48 (5.83%) Change Management
25 47 (5.71%) Legal
26 42 (5.10%) Line Management
27 39 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
28 37 (4.50%) ITIL V3
28 37 (4.50%) User Stories

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.70%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.09%) Tuxedo
4 6 (0.73%) CMS
4 6 (0.73%) IIS
4 6 (0.73%) SAS
4 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) Mule
9 1 (0.12%) Node.js
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.79%) MS Project
3 18 (2.19%) MS Office
4 8 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Windchill
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) CATIA
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.46%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.24%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.24%) Primavera
6 2 (0.24%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.28%) Office 365
2 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.49%) IaaS
4 3 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.01%) LAN
2 32 (3.89%) WAN
3 12 (1.46%) Firewall
4 9 (1.09%) Skype
5 8 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.85%) 4G
6 7 (0.85%) Internet
6 7 (0.85%) Network Security
6 7 (0.85%) Wireless
7 6 (0.73%) DNS
7 6 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.73%) VoIP
8 5 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.61%) DHCP
9 4 (0.49%) Broadband
9 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.36%) MPLS
10 3 (0.36%) SAN
10 3 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
1 24 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.61%) Big Data
3 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 5 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.49%) GIS
4 4 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.36%) DataStage
5 3 (0.36%) Informix
5 3 (0.36%) MySQL
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.36%) QualityStage
6 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.22%) JIRA
2 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 267 (32.44%) Finance
2 63 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 52 (6.32%) Banking
4 50 (6.08%) Retail
5 47 (5.71%) Legal
6 19 (2.31%) Law
7 14 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.22%) Marketing
9 9 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.97%) Local Government
11 7 (0.85%) Billing
11 7 (0.85%) Games
11 7 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
13 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 263 (31.96%) Project Manager
2 96 (11.66%) Architect
3 83 (10.09%) Analyst
4 73 (8.87%) IT Manager
5 68 (8.26%) Delivery Manager
6 59 (7.17%) Senior Manager
7 46 (5.59%) Service Manager
8 45 (5.47%) Business Analyst
9 41 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 36 (4.37%) Senior Project Manager
11 34 (4.13%) Programme Manager
12 32 (3.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 30 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
14 27 (3.28%) Digital Delivery Manager
15 26 (3.16%) Development Manager
16 25 (3.04%) Enterprise Architect
16 25 (3.04%) Technical Manager
17 20 (2.43%) Senior Architect
18 19 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
19 18 (2.19%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.04%) .NET
2 7 (0.85%) Middleware
3 5 (0.61%) XML
4 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.49%) CAML
4 4 (0.49%) Web Services
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.36%) SOAP
5 3 (0.36%) Spring
6 2 (0.24%) Java EE
6 2 (0.24%) LAMP
6 2 (0.24%) SAML
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.12%) Flash
7 1 (0.12%) HTML
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.12%) J2EE
7 1 (0.12%) JMS
7 1 (0.12%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 35 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.43%) Mainframe
4 20 (2.43%) Smart Meter
5 18 (2.19%) User Experience
6 14 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.22%) NHS
8 8 (0.97%) PKI
9 7 (0.85%) CESG
9 7 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.73%) FMCG
10 6 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.61%) CMDB
11 5 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.61%) EPoS
11 5 (0.61%) Statistics
12 4 (0.49%) PMI
12 4 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.44%) Windows
2 26 (3.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.82%) Linux
3 15 (1.82%) Unix
4 9 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.97%) VME
6 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.36%) AIX
8 3 (0.36%) Android
8 3 (0.36%) HPUX
8 3 (0.36%) Solaris
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (33.05%) Project Management
2 207 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 190 (23.09%) PRINCE2
5 134 (16.28%) ITIL
6 91 (11.06%) Migration
7 85 (10.33%) Risk Management
8 84 (10.21%) Service Delivery
9 76 (9.23%) Waterfall
10 72 (8.75%) Service Management
11 65 (7.90%) TOGAF
12 61 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
13 48 (5.83%) Change Management
14 42 (5.10%) Line Management
15 39 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 37 (4.50%) ITIL V3
16 37 (4.50%) User Stories
17 35 (4.25%) Business Analysis
18 34 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 34 (4.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.37%) SQL
2 13 (1.58%) Java
3 12 (1.46%) C#
4 11 (1.34%) C
5 8 (0.97%) COBOL
6 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.61%) VB
8 4 (0.49%) FQL
8 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.49%) Python
9 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.36%) PHP
9 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 76 (9.23%) Degree
3 60 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.07%) CISSP
7 17 (2.07%) MBA
8 15 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.34%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.09%) CISMP
10 9 (1.09%) ISEB
11 8 (0.97%) PMP
12 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.73%) MCSE
14 4 (0.49%) APMP
14 4 (0.49%) CISA
14 4 (0.49%) CISM
14 4 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.13%) SLA
2 19 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (1.58%) QA
5 8 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.49%) COBIT
7 4 (0.49%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.36%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.36%) RMADS
9 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.12%) ISO26262
10 1 (0.12%) MISRA
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.97%) UAG
3 5 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) Squid
5 2 (0.24%) Docker
5 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.49%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) StatsD
Vendors
1 55 (6.68%) Oracle
2 49 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.65%) SAP
4 23 (2.79%) Cisco
5 15 (1.82%) Citrix
5 15 (1.82%) HP
5 15 (1.82%) IBM
6 12 (1.46%) BT
7 10 (1.22%) Remedy
8 9 (1.09%) Micro Focus
8 9 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.97%) Avaya
9 8 (0.97%) Openreach
10 7 (0.85%) BMC
10 7 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.61%) Brocade
11 5 (0.61%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.61%) Cognos
11 5 (0.61%) Juniper
11 5 (0.61%) Trillium
Somerset
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on Skills
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago