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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 277 295 316
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 445 371 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 237 186
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £48.00 £23.75 £30.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.10% -22.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.75 £30.52
% change year-on-year
+102.10% -22.18%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +28 418 £440 +3.52% 55
London +52 141 £440 -2.22% 13
South East +4 92 £416 -1.76% 16
North West -21 54 £500 +8.69% 8
Yorkshire -5 40 £400 +6.66% 3
West Yorkshire -1 32 £400 -11.11% 2
City of London +10 31 £450 +1.40% 2
North East -1 31 £368 -5.58% 1
Cheshire -2 27 £525 +16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 26 £360 -1.16%
Berkshire -3 26 £424 -5.14% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 26 £360 -1.16%
Leeds -10 25 £400 -11.11% 2
Warrington +5 23 £525 +8.24%
Buckinghamshire +3 21 £362 +0.20% 2
East of England -15 21 £513 +14.52% 1
South West -11 20 £425 +7.32% 4
Milton Keynes +5 18 £358 +6.31% 2
Scotland -16 18 £375 -11.76% 2
Slough - 16 £424 -
West Midlands -4 14 £325 -25.71% 6
Hampshire -14 14 £365 +8.95% 6
Edinburgh -17 12 £400 -8.57% 1
Manchester -17 12 £495 +41.42% 5
Surrey +1 11 £485 +9.29% 1
Wiltshire - 11 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 9 £475 +5.55%
Luton +18 8 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands -16 8 £450 -30.76% 2
Swindon - 8 £438 - 1

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 300 (33.75%) Finance
2 297 (33.41%) Project Management
3 222 (24.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 218 (24.52%) PRINCE2
5 167 (18.79%) ITIL
6 163 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (11.59%) Service Delivery
8 96 (10.80%) Service Management
9 90 (10.12%) Microsoft
10 73 (8.21%) MS Excel
11 71 (7.99%) Risk Management
12 67 (7.54%) Migration
12 67 (7.54%) Degree
13 65 (7.31%) QA
13 65 (7.31%) Change Management
14 62 (6.97%) Telecoms
15 58 (6.52%) Security Cleared
16 55 (6.19%) Waterfall
17 53 (5.96%) MS Office
18 52 (5.85%) SLA
18 52 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 49 (5.51%) Retail
19 49 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (5.29%) MS Project
21 46 (5.17%) Data Centre
22 45 (5.06%) Scrum
23 44 (4.95%) CRM
24 39 (4.39%) Banking
24 39 (4.39%) SDLC
25 37 (4.16%) SQL

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.35%) Lync
3 11 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (1.01%) CMS
5 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.56%) IIS
7 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.22%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Moodle
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.96%) MS Office
3 47 (5.29%) MS Project
4 21 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) SAP SRM
3 5 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) assyst
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.22%) Agresso
4 2 (0.22%) Unica
4 2 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.11%) Aligne
5 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.11%) Global PAYplus
5 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.46%) Office 365
2 9 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.22%) SaaS
5 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.60%) LAN
2 30 (3.37%) WAN
2 30 (3.37%) Firewall
3 15 (1.69%) VoIP
3 15 (1.69%) PABX
4 13 (1.46%) Network Security
4 13 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (1.24%) MPLS
6 10 (1.12%) Internet
7 9 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.90%) SMS
8 8 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.90%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.79%) Wireless
9 7 (0.79%) BGP
10 6 (0.67%) SAN
10 6 (0.67%) Broadband
11 4 (0.45%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.34%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.45%) MS Access
4 4 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.34%) DB2
6 2 (0.22%) MySQL
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.22%) Big Data
7 1 (0.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.11%) QlikView
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.45%) JIRA
2 2 (0.22%) Selenium
2 2 (0.22%) Subversion
2 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) Maven
3 1 (0.11%) TestNG
3 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.11%) JUnit
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 300 (33.75%) Finance
2 62 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.51%) Retail
4 39 (4.39%) Banking
5 33 (3.71%) Legal
6 25 (2.81%) Law
7 20 (2.25%) Local Government
8 16 (1.80%) Billing
9 12 (1.35%) Automotive
10 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.24%) Marketing
11 9 (1.01%) Electronics
12 7 (0.79%) Back Office
12 7 (0.79%) Publishing
13 6 (0.67%) Advertising
14 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.34%) Games
15 3 (0.34%) German Language
16 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 308 (34.65%) Project Manager
2 101 (11.36%) Analyst
3 54 (6.07%) Service Manager
4 46 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 44 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
6 43 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 42 (4.72%) Architect
8 37 (4.16%) Infrastructure Manager
9 34 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
10 33 (3.71%) Test Manager
11 27 (3.04%) Programme Manager
11 27 (3.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 26 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
13 25 (2.81%) Applications Manager
14 24 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
15 19 (2.14%) Technical Manager
15 19 (2.14%) Contracts Manager
16 18 (2.02%) Procurement Manager
16 18 (2.02%) Consultant
17 16 (1.80%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.36%) .NET
2 12 (1.35%) Web Services
3 8 (0.90%) CSS
3 8 (0.90%) SOAP
3 8 (0.90%) Middleware
4 6 (0.67%) jQuery
4 6 (0.67%) XML
4 6 (0.67%) HTML
5 5 (0.56%) CSS3
5 5 (0.56%) HTML5
6 4 (0.45%) REST
7 3 (0.34%) RESTful
7 3 (0.34%) J2EE
7 3 (0.34%) JSON
7 3 (0.34%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.34%) Spring
8 2 (0.22%) OAuth
8 2 (0.22%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.11%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.02%) PMI
5 13 (1.46%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.12%) User Experience
8 9 (1.01%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (0.90%) NHS
10 7 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.45%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.45%) Physics
13 4 (0.45%) Statistics
13 4 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.34%) Handset
14 3 (0.34%) Clustering
14 3 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.94%) Windows
2 15 (1.69%) Linux
3 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.90%) VME
6 4 (0.45%) UNIX
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.34%) AIX
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) OS/400
9 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (33.41%) Project Management
2 222 (24.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 218 (24.52%) PRINCE2
4 167 (18.79%) ITIL
5 163 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 96 (10.80%) Service Management
8 71 (7.99%) Risk Management
9 67 (7.54%) Migration
10 65 (7.31%) Change Management
11 55 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 45 (5.06%) Scrum
13 44 (4.95%) CRM
14 39 (4.39%) SDLC
15 36 (4.05%) Validation
16 35 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (3.94%) Change Control
17 34 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 32 (3.60%) Data Analysis
18 32 (3.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.16%) SQL
2 17 (1.91%) Java
3 16 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.01%) C
4 9 (1.01%) C#
5 7 (0.79%) COBOL
5 7 (0.79%) Python
6 6 (0.67%) C++
7 5 (0.56%) VBA
7 5 (0.56%) VB
8 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.22%) PHP
9 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.11%) RPG
10 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (7.54%) Degree
2 58 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 52 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (3.94%) PMI Certification
5 34 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 28 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.70%) ISEB
9 20 (2.25%) PMP
10 12 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.79%) APMP
12 7 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.79%) CCNA
13 5 (0.56%) MCSE
13 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.56%) CISM
14 4 (0.45%) CISA
14 4 (0.45%) HND
14 4 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.31%) QA
2 52 (5.85%) SLA
3 13 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.56%) P3O
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.79%) XenApp
3 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) UAG
4 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.11%) WSUS
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 90 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.05%) SAP
3 33 (3.71%) Cisco
4 32 (3.60%) Oracle
5 21 (2.36%) IBM
6 18 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 16 (1.80%) BT
7 16 (1.80%) HP
8 15 (1.69%) Cognos
9 14 (1.57%) F5
10 13 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.24%) Adobe
11 11 (1.24%) Citrix
12 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.90%) VMware
13 8 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.90%) Ariba
14 7 (0.79%) Computacenter
15 6 (0.67%) Micro Focus
15 6 (0.67%) Blue Coat
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southern Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
East Sussex
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago