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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supplier Management
Rank 301 266 281
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 385 415 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.03% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 255 210
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.85 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.81% -7.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.85 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+118.81% -7.67%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 355 £445 +4.70% 63
London +17 117 £500 +5.26% 17
North West -7 49 £385 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire -34 47 £426 +0.29% 12
South East -17 42 £450 +16.12% 8
West Midlands +12 41 £450 +13.20% 8
West Yorkshire -31 35 £426 +0.29% 12
Leeds -18 27 £563 +37.19% 11
South West +11 22 £406 -5.52% 4
Lancashire +6 19 £446 +22.54% 1
East of England -9 18 £413 -13.15% 6
East Midlands -15 18 £350 -36.36%
Blackpool +2 17 £446 +18.07%
Scotland -26 16 £403 +7.46% 2
Manchester -18 14 £325 -3.70% 2
Berkshire +3 11 £445 +11.25% 1
Wiltshire +3 11 £425 - 2
Hampshire +7 10 £470 +25.33% 3
Edinburgh -21 9 £538 +30.30% 1
Northamptonshire +15 8 £300 -
City of London +8 7 £525 +10.52% 2
Swindon +4 7 £425 - 2
Bedfordshire +4 7 £500 +16.27% 3
Birmingham 0 7 £450 +13.20% 1
Bristol -1 7 £337 -35.28%
South Yorkshire -3 7 £480 +6.66%
Solihull - 7 £688 - 4
West Sussex +9 6 £438 -2.77%
North Yorkshire +9 6 £400 -5.88%
York +6 6 £400 -5.88%

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 241 (31.67%) Finance
2 239 (31.41%) Project Management
3 188 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (17.08%) PRINCE2
6 114 (14.98%) ITIL
7 102 (13.40%) Service Delivery
8 83 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 82 (10.78%) Service Management
10 69 (9.07%) Migration
11 64 (8.41%) Waterfall
12 63 (8.28%) Security Cleared
13 60 (7.88%) Telecoms
14 59 (7.75%) Degree
15 57 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (7.23%) Microsoft
17 52 (6.83%) Banking
18 47 (6.18%) Windows
19 45 (5.91%) MS Excel
19 45 (5.91%) Retail
20 41 (5.39%) SC Cleared
21 40 (5.26%) Performance Management
21 40 (5.26%) TOGAF
21 40 (5.26%) Oracle
21 40 (5.26%) Legal
22 38 (4.99%) Data Centre
23 35 (4.60%) Enterprise Architecture
24 34 (4.47%) SDLC
25 32 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 32 (4.20%) Change Management

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.79%) Tuxedo
4 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Drupal
6 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.26%) SAS
6 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) CICS
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.68%) MS Office
3 21 (2.76%) MS Project
4 16 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) Windchill
7 1 (0.13%) CATIA
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Maximo
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.26%) Primavera
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.76%) Office 365
2 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.18%) SaaS
4 8 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.39%) IaaS
6 3 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.89%) LAN
1 22 (2.89%) WAN
2 19 (2.50%) Firewall
3 10 (1.31%) Network Security
3 10 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.05%) MPLS
5 7 (0.92%) 4G
5 7 (0.92%) VoIP
5 7 (0.92%) Wireless
6 5 (0.66%) DNS
6 5 (0.66%) Extranet
6 5 (0.66%) Internet
7 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.53%) DHCP
7 4 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.53%) SAN
7 4 (0.53%) Skype
7 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.39%) BGP
8 3 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.26%) DataStage
5 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.26%) GIS
5 2 (0.26%) MySQL
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.26%) QualityStage
5 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.13%) DB2
6 1 (0.13%) QlikView
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (1.45%) JIRA
2 10 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.13%) Ant
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Maven
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 241 (31.67%) Finance
2 60 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 52 (6.83%) Banking
4 45 (5.91%) Retail
5 40 (5.26%) Legal
6 13 (1.71%) Billing
6 13 (1.71%) Law
6 13 (1.71%) Local Government
6 13 (1.71%) Marketing
7 10 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.92%) Games
10 6 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Avionics
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (31.01%) Project Manager
2 74 (9.72%) Architect
3 70 (9.20%) Analyst
4 66 (8.67%) Delivery Manager
5 65 (8.54%) IT Manager
6 41 (5.39%) Service Manager
7 39 (5.12%) Senior Manager
8 36 (4.73%) Business Analyst
9 32 (4.20%) Development Manager
10 31 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
11 29 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
12 28 (3.68%) Services Delivery Manager
12 28 (3.68%) Technical Manager
13 25 (3.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 25 (3.29%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.29%) Senior Project Manager
14 22 (2.89%) Applications Manager
15 19 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
16 18 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (1.97%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.02%) .NET
2 19 (2.50%) Middleware
3 9 (1.18%) Web Services
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.39%) Java EE
5 3 (0.39%) Spring
6 2 (0.26%) Flash
6 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.13%) CGI
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.13%) OAuth
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) RESTful
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.13%) Velocity
7 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.99%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.89%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 11 (1.45%) User Experience
6 10 (1.31%) NHS
7 8 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.79%) EPoS
8 6 (0.79%) FMCG
9 5 (0.66%) CCTV
9 5 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.66%) iPad
10 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.53%) Replication
10 4 (0.53%) Statistics
11 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.39%) New Media
11 3 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.18%) Windows
2 21 (2.76%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.97%) Linux
4 12 (1.58%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.79%) VME
7 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.39%) Android
9 3 (0.39%) Unix
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (31.41%) Project Management
2 188 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 173 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (17.08%) PRINCE2
5 114 (14.98%) ITIL
6 102 (13.40%) Service Delivery
7 83 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 82 (10.78%) Service Management
9 69 (9.07%) Migration
10 64 (8.41%) Waterfall
11 40 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 40 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 35 (4.60%) Enterprise Architecture
13 34 (4.47%) SDLC
14 32 (4.20%) Change Management
14 32 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 31 (4.07%) Programme Management
16 28 (3.68%) Change Control
16 28 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (3.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.07%) SQL
2 13 (1.71%) C#
3 9 (1.18%) Python
4 7 (0.92%) C++
4 7 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.79%) Java
6 5 (0.66%) C
6 5 (0.66%) COBOL
7 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.26%) Perl
8 2 (0.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) Ruby
8 2 (0.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.75%) Degree
3 41 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.58%) PMP
8 10 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (1.18%) MBA
10 6 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.66%) ISEB
12 4 (0.53%) APMP
12 4 (0.53%) CISSP
13 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.26%) GCED
13 2 (0.26%) GIAC
13 2 (0.26%) HND
13 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.68%) SLA
2 18 (2.37%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.66%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.53%) COBIT
8 4 (0.53%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.39%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.26%) RMADS
11 1 (0.13%) ISO26262
11 1 (0.13%) MISRA
11 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.79%) UAG
3 5 (0.66%) XenApp
4 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.39%) XenServer
6 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.13%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) SCOM
3 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.26%) Oracle
3 25 (3.29%) Cisco
4 21 (2.76%) SAP
5 15 (1.97%) IBM
6 12 (1.58%) HP
7 11 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.31%) Citrix
9 9 (1.18%) BT
10 8 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.79%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.79%) Trillium
12 5 (0.66%) Avaya
12 5 (0.66%) Brocade
12 5 (0.66%) EMC
12 5 (0.66%) F5
12 5 (0.66%) Juniper
12 5 (0.66%) VMware
12 5 (0.66%) Wincor Nixdorf
13 4 (0.53%) Ariba
Central London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £70,000 - £80,000 per year 12 month FTC
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £270 - £290 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £700.00 - £730.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 27 days ago