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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supplier Management
Rank 327 293 301
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 358 458 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.98% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 314 247
Median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.41 £34.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.16% +46.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £24.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £45.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-74.10% +46.31%

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 -60 318 £450 +4.65% 63
London -35 123 £475 +7.95% 12
South East -25 61 £425 +3.34% 20
North West -4 37 £463 -5.12% 4
Scotland +24 32 £400 +7.38% 1
Manchester +9 24 £425 -3.40% 3
Edinburgh +11 21 £425 +9.67%
South West +12 20 £438 +2.94% 11
West Yorkshire -10 20 £393 -1.87% 7
Yorkshire -20 20 £393 -3.08% 8
West Midlands -28 19 £433 +33.07% 1
City of London +24 16 £419 -4.82% 3
East of England +10 16 £438 -14.63% 6
Milton Keynes +5 13 £425 +18.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £425 +17.32% 2
Hampshire +4 11 £450 +23.28% 2
East Midlands 0 11 £475 +5.55% 1
Berkshire -7 10 £480 +13.27% 5
Leeds -10 10 £400 - 5
Bedfordshire -1 9 £438 -7.89% 4
Oxfordshire +2 8 £475 +111.11% 5
Cheshire -2 8 £438 -18.22%
Glasgow +13 7 £388 - 1
Surrey -9 7 £425 -10.52% 4
Reading +15 6 £500 +29.03% 3
Wiltshire +6 6 £431 -4.16%
Bristol -3 6 £475 -1.55% 6
Luton -4 6 £438 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -2 5 £550 - 1
North East -48 5 £520 +41.49%

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 280 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 268 (34.31%) Finance
3 260 (33.29%) Project Management
4 173 (22.15%) PRINCE2
5 152 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (17.93%) ITIL
7 98 (12.55%) Security Cleared
8 92 (11.78%) Service Delivery
9 82 (10.50%) Data Centre
10 78 (9.99%) Migration
11 68 (8.71%) Change Management
11 68 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (8.58%) Service Management
13 62 (7.94%) Telecoms
14 61 (7.81%) Risk Management
14 61 (7.81%) SC Cleared
15 58 (7.43%) Retail
16 55 (7.04%) Waterfall
17 54 (6.91%) Banking
18 53 (6.79%) Degree
19 50 (6.40%) SLA
20 46 (5.89%) TOGAF
21 45 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
22 44 (5.63%) Line Management
23 43 (5.51%) Microsoft
24 42 (5.38%) Windows
24 42 (5.38%) ITIL V3
25 40 (5.12%) Programme Management
25 40 (5.12%) Oracle
25 40 (5.12%) Management Information System

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 29 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.41%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.90%) CMS
5 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.77%) IIS
6 3 (0.38%) JBoss
6 3 (0.38%) SAS
6 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Apache
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.13%) Mule
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (4.23%) MS Office
2 32 (4.10%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.18%) MS Project
4 13 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.77%) BASE24
2 6 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.26%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.13%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.97%) Office 365
2 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.66%) IaaS
4 11 (1.41%) PaaS
5 10 (1.28%) SaaS
6 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.07%) LAN
2 22 (2.82%) WAN
3 16 (2.05%) Firewall
3 16 (2.05%) Internet
3 16 (2.05%) Wireless
4 9 (1.15%) Network Security
4 9 (1.15%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.90%) 3G
5 7 (0.90%) ATM
5 7 (0.90%) IP Telephony
5 7 (0.90%) MPLS
5 7 (0.90%) VoIP
6 6 (0.77%) Skype
6 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.64%) SAN
7 5 (0.64%) VLAN
8 4 (0.51%) MRTG
8 4 (0.51%) OSPF
8 4 (0.51%) WAAS
8 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.77%) Big Data
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.64%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.38%) Informix
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.26%) GIS
7 2 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.02%) JIRA
2 3 (0.38%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.38%) Subversion
3 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.13%) JMeter
4 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.13%) VersionOne
General
1 268 (34.31%) Finance
2 62 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 58 (7.43%) Retail
4 54 (6.91%) Banking
5 39 (4.99%) Law
6 38 (4.87%) Legal
7 16 (2.05%) Billing
7 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.92%) Marketing
9 10 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.77%) Electronics
12 5 (0.64%) Advertising
12 5 (0.64%) Automotive
13 4 (0.51%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 3 (0.38%) Military
14 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 239 (30.60%) Project Manager
2 82 (10.50%) Analyst
3 68 (8.71%) IT Manager
4 65 (8.32%) Architect
4 65 (8.32%) Service Manager
5 56 (7.17%) Delivery Manager
6 50 (6.40%) Senior Manager
7 46 (5.89%) Business Analyst
8 42 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 40 (5.12%) Programme Manager
10 33 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 32 (4.10%) Senior Project Manager
12 26 (3.33%) Consultant
13 25 (3.20%) IT Project Manager
14 24 (3.07%) Security Manager
15 23 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (2.69%) IT Services Manager
16 21 (2.69%) Services Delivery Manager
17 20 (2.56%) Technical Manager
18 19 (2.43%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.05%) .NET
2 13 (1.66%) Web Services
3 7 (0.90%) J2EE
4 6 (0.77%) Middleware
5 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.64%) CAML
6 4 (0.51%) Spring
6 4 (0.51%) XML
7 3 (0.38%) Core Data
8 2 (0.26%) LAMP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.26%) SAML
8 2 (0.26%) SOAP
9 1 (0.13%) JMS
9 1 (0.13%) OLE
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.50%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 12 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.15%) NHS
8 9 (1.15%) PKI
8 9 (1.15%) User Experience
9 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.77%) CESG
11 6 (0.77%) EMV
11 6 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (0.77%) Tandem
12 5 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.38%) Windows
2 26 (3.33%) Unix
3 15 (1.92%) Linux
4 12 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.64%) Android
7 4 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) HPUX
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 260 (33.29%) Project Management
3 173 (22.15%) PRINCE2
4 152 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (17.93%) ITIL
6 92 (11.78%) Service Delivery
7 78 (9.99%) Migration
8 68 (8.71%) Change Management
9 67 (8.58%) Service Management
10 61 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 55 (7.04%) Waterfall
12 46 (5.89%) TOGAF
13 45 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (5.63%) Line Management
15 42 (5.38%) ITIL V3
16 40 (5.12%) Programme Management
17 39 (4.99%) Enterprise Architecture
18 37 (4.74%) Information Security
19 35 (4.48%) Business Analysis
20 34 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.94%) Java
2 22 (2.82%) SQL
3 10 (1.28%) C#
4 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.90%) Shell Script
5 6 (0.77%) COBOL
6 5 (0.64%) FQL
6 5 (0.64%) VB
7 3 (0.38%) Python
8 2 (0.26%) C
8 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 61 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.79%) Degree
4 36 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (2.56%) APMP
6 20 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (2.18%) CISSP
9 16 (2.05%) PMP
10 14 (1.79%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.15%) CISMP
11 9 (1.15%) ISEB
12 8 (1.02%) MBA
13 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.77%) CISM
14 6 (0.77%) MCSE
15 4 (0.51%) CISA
15 4 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.40%) SLA
2 36 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.05%) QA
5 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) GxP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.26%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.38%) Docker
4 3 (0.38%) Firmware
5 2 (0.26%) Squid
5 2 (0.26%) UAG
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.26%) QRadar
4 2 (0.26%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.13%) OpenView
5 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (5.51%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.12%) Oracle
3 31 (3.97%) SAP
4 29 (3.71%) Cisco
5 19 (2.43%) IBM
6 16 (2.05%) HP
7 15 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.79%) Remedy
9 13 (1.66%) Citrix
10 12 (1.54%) BT
11 8 (1.02%) Ericsson
11 8 (1.02%) Openreach
12 7 (0.90%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.64%) Avaya
13 5 (0.64%) EMC
13 5 (0.64%) LANDesk
14 4 (0.51%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.51%) iManage
14 4 (0.51%) Xerox
15 3 (0.38%) TIBCO
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £316 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
North West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago