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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 264 288 297
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 473 374 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.90% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 243 185
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £306 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £564 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
- +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £48.00 £25.00 £30.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -18.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year
+92.00% -18.09%

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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 30 July 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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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 +25 433 £430 +1.17% 58
London +39 133 £440 -7.36% 16
South East -10 86 £415 -2.35% 17
North West -7 58 £493 +21.60% 6
Yorkshire -5 46 £400 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire -8 38 £400 +11.11% 4
City of London -3 29 £435 +5.45% 4
West Midlands +7 27 £400 -4.76% 5
Berkshire +7 27 £453 +6.47% 3
Scotland -4 27 £400 -8.57% 2
Leeds -21 27 £389 +7.98% 4
North East 0 26 £360 -10.00%
East of England -1 23 £450 - 4
South West -5 21 £463 +16.79% 3
Liverpool +9 20 £508 -
Merseyside +7 20 £508 -
Tyne and Wear -4 20 £345 -13.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 20 £345 -13.75%
Hampshire -3 17 £430 -7.02% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £363 -12.12% 7
Edinburgh -8 16 £400 -5.88% 2
Bedfordshire +14 13 £488 +8.33% 1
Surrey 0 13 £475 +13.43% 1
Cheshire -10 13 £568 +37.40% 1
Slough - 13 £453 -
Milton Keynes +2 12 £363 -9.37% 7
Lancashire +7 11 £405 -
Blackpool +6 11 £405 -
East Midlands -13 11 £450 -28.00% 1
Woking +11 10 £325 -13.33%

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 289 (33.76%) Project Management
2 286 (33.41%) Finance
3 224 (26.17%) PRINCE2
4 219 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 149 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (17.29%) ITIL
7 85 (9.93%) Microsoft
8 83 (9.70%) Service Delivery
9 78 (9.11%) Service Management
10 71 (8.29%) Change Management
11 69 (8.06%) Risk Management
12 68 (7.94%) Migration
13 65 (7.59%) QA
14 61 (7.13%) Degree
14 61 (7.13%) MS Excel
15 57 (6.66%) Telecoms
15 57 (6.66%) Waterfall
16 54 (6.31%) Retail
17 49 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 48 (5.61%) MS Project
19 47 (5.49%) SLA
19 47 (5.49%) Data Centre
20 46 (5.37%) Security Cleared
21 44 (5.14%) Scrum
22 43 (5.02%) Banking
23 41 (4.79%) MS Office
24 40 (4.67%) CRM
24 40 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
25 38 (4.44%) SAP
25 38 (4.44%) PMI Certification

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.64%) Lync
3 11 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (1.05%) CMS
5 6 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.58%) IIS
6 5 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 61 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.61%) MS Project
3 41 (4.79%) MS Office
4 14 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.17%) SAP SRM
3 5 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) assyst
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.23%) Unica
4 2 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.12%) Aligne
5 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) Global PAYplus
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.29%) Office 365
2 8 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) SaaS
5 3 (0.35%) PaaS
5 3 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.32%) LAN
2 34 (3.97%) WAN
3 25 (2.92%) Firewall
4 16 (1.87%) VoIP
4 16 (1.87%) PABX
5 13 (1.52%) Network Security
6 11 (1.29%) Internet
7 8 (0.93%) SMS
7 8 (0.93%) Broadband
7 8 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.93%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.82%) MPLS
9 6 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.70%) Wireless
10 5 (0.58%) SAN
10 5 (0.58%) DNS
11 4 (0.47%) DHCP
11 4 (0.47%) OpenScape
11 4 (0.47%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.47%) DB2
3 4 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (0.47%) MS Access
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.23%) Big Data
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.12%) QlikView
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Selenium
2 2 (0.23%) Subversion
2 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.12%) Maven
3 1 (0.12%) TestNG
3 1 (0.12%) JUnit
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.12%) JMeter
General
1 286 (33.41%) Finance
2 57 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 54 (6.31%) Retail
4 43 (5.02%) Banking
5 31 (3.62%) Legal
6 25 (2.92%) Law
7 17 (1.99%) Local Government
8 12 (1.40%) Marketing
8 12 (1.40%) Billing
9 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.29%) Automotive
10 10 (1.17%) Publishing
11 9 (1.05%) Electronics
12 6 (0.70%) Back Office
12 6 (0.70%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 313 (36.57%) Project Manager
2 102 (11.92%) Analyst
3 48 (5.61%) Senior Manager
4 47 (5.49%) Service Manager
5 45 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 42 (4.91%) Architect
7 40 (4.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 36 (4.21%) Delivery Manager
9 34 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 33 (3.86%) IT Project Manager
11 29 (3.39%) Programme Manager
12 28 (3.27%) Test Manager
13 24 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 23 (2.69%) Technical Manager
15 21 (2.45%) Consultant
15 21 (2.45%) Applications Manager
16 20 (2.34%) Procurement Manager
16 20 (2.34%) Services Delivery Manager
17 18 (2.10%) Technical Project Manager
18 17 (1.99%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.10%) .NET
2 15 (1.75%) Web Services
3 8 (0.93%) CSS
3 8 (0.93%) SOAP
4 6 (0.70%) XML
4 6 (0.70%) jQuery
4 6 (0.70%) HTML
5 5 (0.58%) HTML5
5 5 (0.58%) CSS3
6 4 (0.47%) Middleware
6 4 (0.47%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.47%) Spring
7 3 (0.35%) JSON
7 3 (0.35%) J2EE
7 3 (0.35%) REST
7 3 (0.35%) RESTful
8 2 (0.23%) ODBC
8 2 (0.23%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.23%) OLE
9 1 (0.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.75%) PMI
5 13 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.29%) NHS
6 11 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.93%) User Experience
10 7 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.70%) Statistics
12 5 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.58%) GIS
12 5 (0.58%) EPoS
12 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.47%) Physics
13 4 (0.47%) Handset
14 3 (0.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.09%) Windows
2 9 (1.05%) Linux
2 9 (1.05%) VME
3 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.47%) UNIX
5 4 (0.47%) AIX
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Android
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) OS/400
7 1 (0.12%) zOS
7 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (33.76%) Project Management
2 224 (26.17%) PRINCE2
3 219 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (17.29%) ITIL
6 83 (9.70%) Service Delivery
7 78 (9.11%) Service Management
8 71 (8.29%) Change Management
9 69 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 68 (7.94%) Migration
11 57 (6.66%) Waterfall
12 44 (5.14%) Scrum
13 40 (4.67%) CRM
14 37 (4.32%) Business Analysis
15 36 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 36 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (3.74%) Change Control
17 31 (3.62%) SDLC
18 30 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 28 (3.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.21%) SQL
2 15 (1.75%) Java
3 9 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (0.93%) C#
5 7 (0.82%) COBOL
5 7 (0.82%) C
6 5 (0.58%) VB
7 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.35%) VBA
8 2 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.12%) RPG
9 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.12%) Python
9 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.12%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (7.13%) Degree
2 49 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 46 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 28 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.80%) PMP
6 24 (2.80%) ISEB
7 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.82%) CCNA
8 7 (0.82%) MCSE
8 7 (0.82%) APMP
9 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.58%) CISM
10 4 (0.47%) CISSP
10 4 (0.47%) CISA
10 4 (0.47%) CRISC
11 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.59%) QA
2 47 (5.49%) SLA
3 13 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.70%) P3O
5 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.58%) XenApp
5 2 (0.23%) UAG
5 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
6 1 (0.12%) RACF
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.12%) WSUS
3 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.44%) SAP
3 32 (3.74%) Oracle
4 29 (3.39%) Cisco
5 21 (2.45%) IBM
6 15 (1.75%) Cognos
6 15 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 13 (1.52%) HP
8 12 (1.40%) Citrix
8 12 (1.40%) VMware
9 11 (1.29%) Adobe
10 9 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.05%) F5
11 8 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.93%) BT
11 8 (0.93%) Ariba
12 7 (0.82%) Computacenter
13 6 (0.70%) Google
13 6 (0.70%) Micro Focus
13 6 (0.70%) Blue Coat
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