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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 299 297 309
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 371 326 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 221 163
Average daily rate
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£405 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 - £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 - £51.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £19.75

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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
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 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +7 348 £405 -4.98% 67
London -24 105 £450 -2.17% 20
South East +8 82 £400 -13.04% 18
North West +15 56 £395 +1.28% 2
City of London +3 29 £450 -5.26% 3
Yorkshire -8 27 £425 - 9
Buckinghamshire +2 23 £450 +33.33% 6
Berkshire +19 22 £375 -11.76% 3
West Yorkshire +1 21 £413 -2.94% 8
West Midlands +1 21 £375 -3.22% 5
East of England -4 18 £450 - 4
East Midlands +11 17 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire -16 16 £390 -22.00% 2
South West -40 16 £325 -18.75% 6
Scotland -15 15 £406 +30.52% 3
Milton Keynes -3 13 £450 +35.84% 4
Leeds -12 13 £413 -2.94% 7
Nottinghamshire +18 11 - -
Nottingham +16 11 - -
Manchester -16 11 £465 +24.83% 2
Cheshire +12 10 £350 -17.64%
Surrey -8 10 £425 -19.04% 1
Edinburgh -11 10 £463 +5.71% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £180 - 1
Warwickshire - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire -8 7 £458 -3.68% 2
Bristol -27 7 £380 -5.00% 2
Reading - 7 £463 - 2
Birmingham +1 6 £300 -29.41% 3
Hertfordshire -3 6 £450 -

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 262 (34.93%) Project Management
2 225 (30.00%) Finance
3 192 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 186 (24.80%) PRINCE2
5 147 (19.60%) ITIL
6 96 (12.80%) Service Management
6 96 (12.80%) Service Delivery
7 78 (10.40%) Change Management
8 70 (9.33%) Telecoms
9 67 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (8.80%) Risk Management
11 61 (8.13%) Security Cleared
12 55 (7.33%) Banking
13 54 (7.20%) Degree
13 54 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (6.93%) Retail
14 52 (6.93%) Migration
15 50 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 46 (6.13%) Programme Management
17 44 (5.87%) SC Cleared
18 41 (5.47%) Project Planning
19 39 (5.20%) Management Information System
20 38 (5.07%) SAP
21 37 (4.93%) Oracle
22 36 (4.80%) Legal
22 36 (4.80%) Business Analysis
23 33 (4.40%) Windows
24 32 (4.27%) PMP
24 32 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 31 (4.13%) PMI Certification

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.80%) IIS
2 6 (0.80%) Apache
3 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.53%) JBoss
3 4 (0.53%) Lync
4 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.40%) CMS
4 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Drupal
5 2 (0.27%) SAS
5 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (3.73%) MS Project
2 27 (3.60%) MS Office
3 22 (2.93%) MS Excel
4 15 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.27%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) IaaS
3 2 (0.27%) PaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.67%) Firewall
2 15 (2.00%) 3G
3 13 (1.73%) LAN
4 12 (1.60%) WAN
5 11 (1.47%) Internet
5 11 (1.47%) 4G
6 8 (1.07%) MPLS
7 6 (0.80%) Network Security
7 6 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.80%) Wireless
7 6 (0.80%) VPN
7 6 (0.80%) DNS
8 5 (0.67%) VoIP
8 5 (0.67%) DHCP
8 5 (0.67%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.67%) BGP
8 5 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.53%) SAN
10 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.07%) MySQL
3 7 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.67%) MS Access
5 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.40%) DataStage
7 2 (0.27%) QlikView
7 2 (0.27%) DB2
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (0.80%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
General
1 225 (30.00%) Finance
2 70 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 55 (7.33%) Banking
4 52 (6.93%) Retail
5 36 (4.80%) Legal
6 14 (1.87%) Law
7 11 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.07%) Billing
9 7 (0.93%) Automotive
10 6 (0.80%) Back Office
11 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.67%) Local Government
11 5 (0.67%) Marketing
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 294 (39.20%) Project Manager
2 86 (11.47%) Analyst
3 51 (6.80%) Service Manager
4 50 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 40 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 35 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
7 28 (3.73%) Technical Manager
7 28 (3.73%) Services Delivery Manager
8 25 (3.33%) Integration Manager
9 24 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
10 23 (3.07%) Architect
10 23 (3.07%) Senior Manager
11 22 (2.93%) Test Manager
12 21 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 20 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
14 19 (2.53%) Contracts Manager
14 19 (2.53%) Consultant
15 16 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
16 15 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
17 14 (1.87%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.60%) .NET
2 10 (1.33%) Middleware
3 6 (0.80%) HTML
4 4 (0.53%) CSS
4 4 (0.53%) XML
5 3 (0.40%) Mach-II
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.27%) EDI
6 2 (0.27%) LAMP
6 2 (0.27%) Velocity
7 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.13%) jQuery
7 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) OSGi
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) CSS3
7 1 (0.13%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.60%) PMI
4 10 (1.33%) NHS
5 8 (1.07%) Data Extraction
5 8 (1.07%) Data Structures
6 7 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.80%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.67%) Clustering
8 5 (0.67%) Informatics
8 5 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.67%) Kindle
9 4 (0.53%) PKI
9 4 (0.53%) FMCG
9 4 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.40%) DTV
10 3 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.40%) Windows
2 23 (3.07%) Linux
3 13 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.67%) UNIX
6 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.13%) HPUX
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE
8 1 (0.13%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (34.93%) Project Management
2 192 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 186 (24.80%) PRINCE2
4 147 (19.60%) ITIL
5 96 (12.80%) Service Delivery
5 96 (12.80%) Service Management
6 78 (10.40%) Change Management
7 67 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (8.80%) Risk Management
9 52 (6.93%) Migration
10 46 (6.13%) Programme Management
11 41 (5.47%) Project Planning
12 36 (4.80%) Business Analysis
13 30 (4.00%) Matrix Management
14 27 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 26 (3.47%) Dependency Management
16 23 (3.07%) Information Security
17 21 (2.80%) CRM
18 20 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (2.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.67%) SQL
2 8 (1.07%) Java
3 7 (0.93%) C
4 5 (0.67%) C#
4 5 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.53%) PHP
5 4 (0.53%) VB
6 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.27%) Pascal
8 1 (0.13%) Scala
8 1 (0.13%) VBA
8 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 54 (7.20%) Degree
3 44 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 32 (4.27%) PMP
5 31 (4.13%) PMI Certification
6 28 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.13%) ISEB
9 8 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.93%) CISA
11 6 (0.80%) CISSP
12 4 (0.53%) RHCE
12 4 (0.53%) CISM
12 4 (0.53%) APMP
13 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.27%) CRISC
14 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.47%) SLA
2 23 (3.07%) QA
3 17 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.87%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.93%) COBIT
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) BS25999
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) vSphere
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.20%) SCCM
1 9 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.67%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.40%) SCOM
4 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.07%) SAP
3 37 (4.93%) Oracle
4 20 (2.67%) VMware
5 16 (2.13%) IBM
6 15 (2.00%) Cisco
6 15 (2.00%) HP
7 12 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.07%) Citrix
10 8 (1.07%) F5
11 6 (0.80%) BMC
11 6 (0.80%) Remedy
12 5 (0.67%) Cognos
13 4 (0.53%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.53%) SunGard
14 3 (0.40%) Lotus
14 3 (0.40%) Siebel
14 3 (0.40%) Hyperion
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: £20 - £26 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £80 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
King & Wood Mallesons
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour + Non restricted Hours.
Posted: 17 days ago
Pudsey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago