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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 278 293 282
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 401 318 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 213 176
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +12.50%

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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 +11 371 £425 - 58
London +20 119 £458 +0.54% 23
South East -5 83 £390 -14.28% 6
North West +13 51 £378 +1.34% 4
Yorkshire +9 51 £425 - 7
West Yorkshire +16 45 £425 - 6
City of London +17 36 £463 +8.82% 11
Leeds +9 30 £425 - 4
Berkshire +18 25 £375 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 24 £543 +60.74% 1
Scotland -1 21 £400 +25.49% 1
East Midlands +10 18 £400 +35.59% 3
West Midlands +1 15 £300 -14.28% 3
East of England 0 15 £450 - 4
South West -49 15 £325 -18.75% 6
Manchester -12 13 £325 -12.75% 1
Hampshire -23 13 £390 -22.00%
Oxfordshire - 13 £350 -
Edinburgh -2 10 £463 +19.35%
Milton Keynes -9 10 £480 +44.90% 1
Cheshire +4 9 £330 -5.71% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 8 - - 1
Nottingham +3 8 - - 1
Slough -5 7 £375 -
Surrey -8 7 £405 -22.85% 2
Reading - 7 £463 - 1
Glasgow -1 5 £350 +9.80% 1
Warwickshire -2 5 £250 -
Bristol -27 5 £400 -8.57% 3
Andover - 5 £480 -

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 291 (37.02%) Project Management
2 235 (29.90%) Finance
3 210 (26.72%) PRINCE2
4 207 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (20.48%) ITIL
6 102 (12.98%) Service Delivery
7 93 (11.83%) Service Management
8 87 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (10.69%) Change Management
10 74 (9.41%) Risk Management
11 72 (9.16%) Telecoms
12 63 (8.02%) Security Cleared
13 58 (7.38%) Migration
14 56 (7.12%) Retail
15 53 (6.74%) Degree
15 53 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (6.49%) Banking
16 51 (6.49%) Programme Management
16 51 (6.49%) Microsoft
17 42 (5.34%) Project Planning
18 41 (5.22%) SC Cleared
19 40 (5.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 39 (4.96%) Windows
21 37 (4.71%) Legal
21 37 (4.71%) Business Analysis
22 36 (4.58%) Oracle
23 35 (4.45%) SAP
23 35 (4.45%) Waterfall
24 34 (4.33%) Linux
25 33 (4.20%) PMP

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) Apache
3 5 (0.64%) IIS
4 4 (0.51%) Lync
4 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.51%) JBoss
4 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.38%) CMS
5 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.38%) Drupal
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.25%) SAS
6 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 29 (3.69%) MS Office
2 28 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.18%) MS Project
4 17 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.25%) SAP LE
4 2 (0.25%) assyst
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.13%) Aligne
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%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.82%) Firewall
2 16 (2.04%) LAN
3 15 (1.91%) 3G
3 15 (1.91%) WAN
4 12 (1.53%) MPLS
4 12 (1.53%) Internet
5 11 (1.40%) 4G
6 9 (1.15%) Network Security
6 9 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.89%) BGP
9 6 (0.76%) VPN
9 6 (0.76%) HTTP
9 6 (0.76%) SSL
10 4 (0.51%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.51%) DNS
11 3 (0.38%) SAN
11 3 (0.38%) DHCP
11 3 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.02%) MySQL
4 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.64%) MS Access
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.38%) DataStage
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.25%) QlikView
7 2 (0.25%) DB2
7 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (0.89%) LoadRunner
2 5 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.25%) Selenium
3 2 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 235 (29.90%) Finance
2 72 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 56 (7.12%) Retail
4 51 (6.49%) Banking
5 37 (4.71%) Legal
6 13 (1.65%) Law
7 10 (1.27%) Billing
8 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.89%) Publishing
10 7 (0.89%) Automotive
10 7 (0.89%) Back Office
11 6 (0.76%) Advertising
12 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.51%) Marketing
14 3 (0.38%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Local Government
15 2 (0.25%) Military
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 322 (40.97%) Project Manager
2 83 (10.56%) Analyst
3 55 (7.00%) Programme Manager
4 51 (6.49%) Service Manager
5 40 (5.09%) Business Analyst
6 31 (3.94%) Delivery Manager
7 30 (3.82%) Technical Manager
8 25 (3.18%) Services Delivery Manager
9 23 (2.93%) Senior Manager
10 22 (2.80%) Test Manager
10 22 (2.80%) Integration Manager
11 21 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
11 21 (2.67%) Architect
12 20 (2.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 19 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
14 18 (2.29%) Contracts Manager
15 17 (2.16%) Technical Project Manager
15 17 (2.16%) Consultant
16 14 (1.78%) Environment Manager
16 14 (1.78%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.16%) .NET
2 10 (1.27%) Middleware
3 8 (1.02%) HTML
4 6 (0.76%) CSS
4 6 (0.76%) Web Services
4 6 (0.76%) XML
5 3 (0.38%) jQuery
5 3 (0.38%) Mach-II
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.25%) Velocity
6 2 (0.25%) Java EE
6 2 (0.25%) Ajax
6 2 (0.25%) LAMP
6 2 (0.25%) J2EE
6 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.25%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) WinForms
7 1 (0.13%) WPF
7 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.53%) PMI
4 11 (1.40%) NHS
5 8 (1.02%) Open Source
6 7 (0.89%) Clustering
6 7 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 6 (0.76%) Data Extraction
7 6 (0.76%) Video on Demand
7 6 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.64%) Informatics
8 5 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.64%) FMCG
8 5 (0.64%) Kindle
9 4 (0.51%) User Experience
9 4 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.96%) Windows
2 34 (4.33%) Linux
3 17 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (0.89%) UNIX
4 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.38%) Android
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) HPUX
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (37.02%) Project Management
2 210 (26.72%) PRINCE2
3 207 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (20.48%) ITIL
5 102 (12.98%) Service Delivery
6 93 (11.83%) Service Management
7 87 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (10.69%) Change Management
9 74 (9.41%) Risk Management
10 58 (7.38%) Migration
11 51 (6.49%) Programme Management
12 42 (5.34%) Project Planning
13 37 (4.71%) Business Analysis
14 35 (4.45%) Waterfall
15 33 (4.20%) Matrix Management
15 33 (4.20%) Dependency Management
16 28 (3.56%) E-Commerce
16 28 (3.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 26 (3.31%) PRINCE
18 24 (3.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.54%) SQL
2 16 (2.04%) Java
3 15 (1.91%) C
4 11 (1.40%) PHP
5 10 (1.27%) VB
6 8 (1.02%) C#
7 7 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.89%) Scala
8 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.25%) Pascal
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 53 (6.74%) Degree
3 41 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 40 (5.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 33 (4.20%) PMP
6 32 (4.07%) PMI Certification
7 31 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 23 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.65%) ISEB
10 7 (0.89%) CISA
10 7 (0.89%) APMP
11 6 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.76%) CISSP
12 4 (0.51%) CISM
12 4 (0.51%) RHCE
13 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.25%) CRISC
14 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.31%) SLA
2 22 (2.80%) QA
3 17 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.78%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.89%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) P3O
6 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) BS25999
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) XenApp
3 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.15%) SCCM
1 9 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.89%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.38%) SCOM
4 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.58%) Oracle
3 35 (4.45%) SAP
4 22 (2.80%) VMware
5 21 (2.67%) IBM
6 19 (2.42%) Cisco
7 17 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.65%) HP
9 13 (1.65%) F5
10 12 (1.53%) Citrix
11 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.76%) Remedy
12 6 (0.76%) Cognos
12 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.76%) BMC
13 4 (0.51%) Siebel
13 4 (0.51%) SunGard
14 3 (0.38%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.38%) EMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago