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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 275 287 303
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 402 329 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 210 170
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£413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £23.00

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +19 380 £413 -8.33% 73
London +14 121 £444 -3.00% 21
South East +14 83 £396 -12.91% 16
North West +1 61 £400 - 7
East of England +3 33 £425 -32.00% 4
City of London +19 30 £469 -1.31% 10
Berkshire +31 24 £438 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire -5 22 £380 -5.00% 8
West Midlands -5 20 £405 +1.88% 7
Hampshire -13 19 £349 -30.25% 3
Cheshire +8 18 £419 +7.37%
Scotland -17 18 £419 +31.37% 3
South West -34 18 £388 -18.42% 5
East Midlands +10 17 £650 +62.50% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 17 £413 +17.85% 2
Bedfordshire -7 14 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire +19 13 £650 - 2
West Yorkshire -14 12 £425 +6.25% 6
Nottingham +21 11 £650 - 2
Milton Keynes -1 11 £368 +1.37% 1
Surrey -5 11 £413 -17.50% 5
Oxfordshire -5 10 £180 -55.00%
Warrington -8 10 £485 -10.18%
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £413 -31.25%
Edinburgh -9 9 £425 -8.10% 1
Reading - 9 £425 - 4
Warwickshire - 9 £450 -
Manchester -24 8 £408 +22.55% 5
Oxford -11 7 £180 -55.00%
Hertfordshire -15 7 £450 - 2

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 267 (34.19%) Project Management
2 213 (27.27%) Finance
3 193 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 183 (23.43%) PRINCE2
5 151 (19.33%) ITIL
6 114 (14.60%) Service Management
7 104 (13.32%) Service Delivery
8 80 (10.24%) Change Management
9 77 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 70 (8.96%) Telecoms
12 63 (8.07%) Banking
13 57 (7.30%) Risk Management
14 55 (7.04%) Migration
15 53 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (6.66%) Microsoft
17 50 (6.40%) Retail
18 49 (6.27%) SC Cleared
19 48 (6.15%) Degree
20 46 (5.89%) Programme Management
21 43 (5.51%) Project Planning
22 41 (5.25%) Business Analysis
23 40 (5.12%) Management Information System
24 39 (4.99%) Oracle
25 37 (4.74%) Windows
26 35 (4.48%) SAP
27 34 (4.35%) PMP
28 33 (4.23%) PMI Certification
28 33 (4.23%) Legal
29 32 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 19 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.77%) IIS
4 5 (0.64%) Lync
5 3 (0.38%) CMS
5 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.38%) SAS
5 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.38%) Drupal
5 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.26%) Apache
6 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.13%) Site Server
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (3.97%) MS Office
2 30 (3.84%) MS Project
3 22 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 16 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.77%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.51%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.26%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.90%) SaaS
2 3 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.92%) 3G
2 14 (1.79%) Firewall
3 12 (1.54%) WAN
3 12 (1.54%) Internet
4 11 (1.41%) LAN
4 11 (1.41%) 4G
5 7 (0.90%) MPLS
5 7 (0.90%) DNS
6 6 (0.77%) IP Telephony
6 6 (0.77%) Network Security
6 6 (0.77%) DHCP
6 6 (0.77%) Wireless
7 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.64%) VPN
8 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.51%) SAN
8 4 (0.51%) BGP
8 4 (0.51%) VoIP
9 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.77%) MySQL
3 6 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.51%) MS Access
5 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.38%) DataStage
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.26%) QlikView
6 2 (0.26%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (0.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.26%) Selenium
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 213 (27.27%) Finance
2 70 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 63 (8.07%) Banking
4 50 (6.40%) Retail
5 33 (4.23%) Legal
6 14 (1.79%) Law
7 13 (1.66%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.28%) Marketing
9 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.90%) Billing
11 5 (0.64%) Back Office
11 5 (0.64%) Automotive
11 5 (0.64%) Local Government
12 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.51%) Publishing
13 3 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 299 (38.28%) Project Manager
2 88 (11.27%) Analyst
3 51 (6.53%) Service Manager
4 48 (6.15%) Programme Manager
5 40 (5.12%) Delivery Manager
6 37 (4.74%) Business Analyst
7 33 (4.23%) Test Manager
7 33 (4.23%) Technical Manager
8 32 (4.10%) Services Delivery Manager
9 28 (3.59%) Senior Manager
10 27 (3.46%) Integration Manager
11 25 (3.20%) Architect
12 24 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
13 22 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 21 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
15 19 (2.43%) Consultant
16 18 (2.30%) Technical Project Manager
17 16 (2.05%) IT Project Manager
18 15 (1.92%) Contracts Manager
19 14 (1.79%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.79%) .NET
2 10 (1.28%) Middleware
3 6 (0.77%) HTML
4 4 (0.51%) XML
4 4 (0.51%) CSS
5 3 (0.38%) LAMP
5 3 (0.38%) Web Services
5 3 (0.38%) Mach-II
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.26%) Velocity
6 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.26%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.13%) jQuery
7 1 (0.13%) OSGi
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) CSS3
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.05%) PMI
4 12 (1.54%) NHS
5 8 (1.02%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 7 (0.90%) FMCG
7 6 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.64%) PKI
9 4 (0.51%) Kindle
9 4 (0.51%) User Experience
9 4 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.51%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.51%) DTV
9 4 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.38%) IVR
10 3 (0.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.74%) Windows
2 18 (2.30%) Linux
3 13 (1.66%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.64%) UNIX
6 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (34.19%) Project Management
2 193 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 183 (23.43%) PRINCE2
4 151 (19.33%) ITIL
5 114 (14.60%) Service Management
6 104 (13.32%) Service Delivery
7 80 (10.24%) Change Management
8 77 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (7.30%) Risk Management
10 55 (7.04%) Migration
11 46 (5.89%) Programme Management
12 43 (5.51%) Project Planning
13 41 (5.25%) Business Analysis
14 32 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 27 (3.46%) Scrum
16 26 (3.33%) Matrix Management
17 25 (3.20%) Dependency Management
18 23 (2.94%) CRM
18 23 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (2.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.43%) SQL
2 18 (2.30%) Java
3 7 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (0.90%) C
4 5 (0.64%) C#
5 4 (0.51%) VB
6 3 (0.38%) PHP
7 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.26%) Pascal
7 2 (0.26%) VBA
7 2 (0.26%) VBScript
8 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.15%) Degree
4 34 (4.35%) PMP
5 33 (4.23%) PMI Certification
6 29 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (2.56%) ISEB
9 18 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.90%) CISA
11 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.90%) APMP
12 6 (0.77%) CISSP
13 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.51%) CISM
14 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.26%) CRISC
15 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.33%) QA
2 20 (2.56%) SLA
3 16 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.79%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.51%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) BS25999
6 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) vSphere
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.02%) SCCM
2 3 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (6.66%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.99%) Oracle
3 35 (4.48%) SAP
4 16 (2.05%) HP
4 16 (2.05%) IBM
5 15 (1.92%) Cisco
5 15 (1.92%) VMware
6 9 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.90%) Cognos
8 6 (0.77%) Citrix
8 6 (0.77%) BMC
8 6 (0.77%) Remedy
9 5 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.51%) F5
10 4 (0.51%) Google
10 4 (0.51%) Teradata
10 4 (0.51%) SunGard
11 3 (0.38%) Siebel
11 3 (0.38%) Adobe
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