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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 262 269 282
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 404 324 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.91% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 202 171
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.68 £27.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.42% +27.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £18.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.80 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.68 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +35.00%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England +6 366 £425 - 77
London -12 103 £470 +3.86% 24
South East +15 75 £383 -19.47% 14
Yorkshire +27 65 £425 - 8
West Yorkshire +32 60 £425 +1.19% 6
North West -8 42 £376 -4.74% 7
Leeds +15 39 £410 -3.52% 4
City of London +20 34 £475 +11.76% 8
Scotland +11 31 £415 -14.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 24 £510 +41.66% 4
East of England +14 23 £430 +14.66% 16
East Midlands +16 20 £550 +105.60% 1
Manchester +8 18 £325 -12.75% 3
West Midlands +8 17 £398 +4.26% 3
Berkshire +6 16 £388 +3.33% 1
Bradford - 16 £425 - 1
South West -31 15 £420 +5.00% 5
Edinburgh +3 13 £500 -9.09%
Glasgow +6 12 £430 +32.30% 1
Milton Keynes -2 12 £443 +41.03% 3
Hampshire -34 11 £383 -19.47% 4
Leicestershire +12 9 £550 -
Surrey +1 9 £388 -26.19% 2
Hertfordshire +7 8 £450 - 1
Bristol -15 8 £440 +17.33% 4
Bedfordshire -4 7 £400 +11.88% 8
Warwickshire 0 6 £250 -
Cheshire -15 6 £450 +1.69% 2
Leicester - 6 £550 -
Nottinghamshire -3 5 - - 1

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 287 (36.51%) Project Management
2 248 (31.55%) Finance
3 244 (31.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 215 (27.35%) PRINCE2
5 151 (19.21%) ITIL
6 94 (11.96%) Service Delivery
7 90 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (10.94%) Service Management
9 83 (10.56%) Risk Management
10 71 (9.03%) Change Management
11 67 (8.52%) Telecoms
11 67 (8.52%) Security Cleared
12 57 (7.25%) Programme Management
13 55 (7.00%) Migration
14 48 (6.11%) Retail
14 48 (6.11%) Microsoft
14 48 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 48 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (5.85%) Banking
16 45 (5.73%) Degree
16 45 (5.73%) SC Cleared
17 42 (5.34%) Windows
18 36 (4.58%) Oracle
19 35 (4.45%) E-Commerce
19 35 (4.45%) Project Planning
19 35 (4.45%) Waterfall
20 34 (4.33%) SAP
21 33 (4.20%) MS Excel
22 31 (3.94%) Firewall
22 31 (3.94%) Business Analysis

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) Apache
3 5 (0.64%) IIS
4 4 (0.51%) JBoss
4 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.51%) Lync
5 3 (0.38%) Drupal
5 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.31%) MS Office
3 23 (2.93%) MS Project
4 15 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (0.64%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.25%) assyst
4 2 (0.25%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.13%) Aligne
5 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.13%) Unica Affinium
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) Office 365
1 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.94%) Firewall
2 23 (2.93%) LAN
3 22 (2.80%) WAN
4 12 (1.53%) 3G
4 12 (1.53%) MPLS
4 12 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.27%) Network Security
5 10 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.15%) Internet
7 8 (1.02%) BGP
7 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.02%) VPN
7 8 (1.02%) 4G
8 7 (0.89%) HTTP
8 7 (0.89%) SSL
9 5 (0.64%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.64%) Wireless
10 3 (0.38%) VoIP
10 3 (0.38%) Intranet
10 3 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.76%) MySQL
4 5 (0.64%) MS Access
4 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.38%) DataStage
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.64%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.25%) JIRA
4 2 (0.25%) Selenium
4 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
General
1 248 (31.55%) Finance
2 67 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 48 (6.11%) Retail
4 46 (5.85%) Banking
5 27 (3.44%) Legal
6 11 (1.40%) Law
7 10 (1.27%) Publishing
8 8 (1.02%) Back Office
8 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.02%) Billing
9 7 (0.89%) Advertising
9 7 (0.89%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Marketing
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 303 (38.55%) Project Manager
2 86 (10.94%) Analyst
3 60 (7.63%) Programme Manager
4 54 (6.87%) Service Manager
5 38 (4.83%) Business Analyst
6 29 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
7 25 (3.18%) Services Delivery Manager
8 23 (2.93%) Technical Manager
9 22 (2.80%) Architect
9 22 (2.80%) Test Manager
9 22 (2.80%) Senior Manager
10 21 (2.67%) Contracts Manager
11 20 (2.54%) IT Project Manager
12 19 (2.42%) Consultant
13 18 (2.29%) Integration Manager
13 18 (2.29%) Portfolio Manager
14 16 (2.04%) Coordinator
14 16 (2.04%) Environment Manager
15 14 (1.78%) Procurement Manager
15 14 (1.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.78%) .NET
2 7 (0.89%) XML
3 6 (0.76%) Middleware
3 6 (0.76%) Web Services
4 5 (0.64%) HTML
5 3 (0.38%) jQuery
5 3 (0.38%) Mach-II
5 3 (0.38%) CSS
6 2 (0.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.25%) LAMP
6 2 (0.25%) EDI
6 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.25%) J2EE
6 2 (0.25%) Spring
6 2 (0.25%) Java EE
6 2 (0.25%) Ajax
6 2 (0.25%) Velocity
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.53%) NHS
4 9 (1.15%) Video on Demand
5 8 (1.02%) Clustering
5 8 (1.02%) Open Source
5 8 (1.02%) Smart Meter
6 7 (0.89%) FMCG
6 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
7 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 6 (0.76%) Informatics
7 6 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.64%) PMI
9 4 (0.51%) GIS
9 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.51%) User Experience
9 4 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.51%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.34%) Windows
2 30 (3.82%) Linux
3 16 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.64%) UNIX
5 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.25%) AIX
8 2 (0.25%) VME
8 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.51%) Project Management
2 244 (31.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 215 (27.35%) PRINCE2
4 151 (19.21%) ITIL
5 94 (11.96%) Service Delivery
6 90 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (10.94%) Service Management
8 83 (10.56%) Risk Management
9 71 (9.03%) Change Management
10 57 (7.25%) Programme Management
11 55 (7.00%) Migration
12 35 (4.45%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.45%) Project Planning
12 35 (4.45%) Waterfall
13 31 (3.94%) Business Analysis
14 27 (3.44%) Logistics
15 26 (3.31%) Matrix Management
16 23 (2.93%) PRINCE
16 23 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (2.80%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.93%) SQL
2 18 (2.29%) C
3 17 (2.16%) Java
4 11 (1.40%) PHP
5 10 (1.27%) VB
6 7 (0.89%) Scala
7 5 (0.64%) C#
8 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.25%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.25%) Pascal
9 2 (0.25%) C++
9 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.13%) ABAP
10 1 (0.13%) VBA
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) RPG
10 1 (0.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 45 (5.73%) Degree
3 45 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (2.93%) PMI Certification
5 22 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (2.80%) PMP
6 13 (1.65%) ISEB
7 8 (1.02%) APMP
8 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.51%) CISA
9 4 (0.51%) CISM
9 4 (0.51%) RHCE
9 4 (0.51%) CCNA
9 4 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.38%) CBAP
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.82%) SLA
2 14 (1.78%) QA
3 9 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.89%) COBIT
5 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.64%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.38%) P3O
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.89%) FortiGate
2 6 (0.76%) SCCM
3 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 48 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.58%) Oracle
3 34 (4.33%) SAP
4 27 (3.44%) Cisco
5 25 (3.18%) VMware
6 24 (3.05%) IBM
7 21 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 15 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.91%) HP
9 14 (1.78%) F5
10 11 (1.40%) Citrix
11 8 (1.02%) Cognos
12 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.76%) Siebel
12 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.64%) BMC
13 5 (0.64%) Remedy
14 4 (0.51%) SunGard
15 3 (0.38%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.38%) ServiceNow
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £480.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 600 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago