The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 237 286 278
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -8
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 475 291 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 172 215
Average daily rate £440 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £574 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.54 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.28% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.31 £11.46 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.76 £60.00 £30.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.54 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+112.28% -58.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +25 453 £438 +2.94% 85
London -1 127 £439 -0.28% 37
South East +25 84 £425 +2.40% 16
North West +18 79 £475 +11.76% 5
East of England 0 41 £431 +2.37% 5
Yorkshire -1 38 £425 +17.24% 8
South West -1 37 £400 -15.78% 9
Bedfordshire +8 31 £425 +6.25% 3
Lancashire 0 30 £575 - 1
Cheshire -3 27 £459 +7.94% 2
West Yorkshire -4 27 £425 +21.42% 3
West Midlands +2 25 £425 -15.00% 3
City of London -13 23 £438 +16.66% 10
Hampshire +15 20 £445 +4.70% 4
Bristol +4 19 £450 -5.26% 4
East Midlands +2 19 £320 -23.80% 2
Berkshire +2 18 £450 +21.62% 2
Luton +2 18 £425 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -7 16 £400 +40.35% 2
Leeds -12 15 £425 +21.42% 1
Manchester -2 14 £390 -2.50% 2
Surrey -9 14 £600 +42.85% 2
Warrington +8 13 £456 -
Birmingham 0 13 £425 +142.85%
Scotland -7 12 £450 +36.36% 4
Havant -3 9 £475 +5.55% 1
Milton Keynes -10 9 £400 -16.66% 2
Guildford +5 8 - - 1
Nottingham +3 8 £425 -19.04%
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £425 -6.84%

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 287 (36.98%) Project Management
2 282 (36.34%) Finance
3 248 (31.96%) PRINCE2
4 228 (29.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (22.55%) ITIL
6 113 (14.56%) Service Management
7 95 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 84 (10.82%) Change Management
9 76 (9.79%) Microsoft
10 66 (8.51%) Telecoms
11 65 (8.38%) Degree
12 58 (7.47%) Security Cleared
13 57 (7.35%) Migration
14 56 (7.22%) Management Information System
15 51 (6.57%) Banking
16 50 (6.44%) Windows
17 45 (5.80%) Risk Management
17 45 (5.80%) PRINCE
17 45 (5.80%) Retail
17 45 (5.80%) Logistics
18 44 (5.67%) SC Cleared
19 41 (5.28%) MS Project
20 38 (4.90%) Programme Management
20 38 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 36 (4.64%) SAP
22 35 (4.51%) SharePoint
22 35 (4.51%) Business Analysis
23 34 (4.38%) MS Excel
24 33 (4.25%) MS Office
24 33 (4.25%) Oracle

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (1.42%) Lync
4 9 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.90%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.77%) Apache
8 4 (0.52%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.39%) IIS
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Jadu
Applications
1 41 (5.28%) MS Project
2 34 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 33 (4.25%) MS Office
4 7 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.29%) Aligne
3 6 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.64%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.39%) assyst
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.13%) Exstream
7 1 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.93%) SaaS
2 8 (1.03%) Office 365
3 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.74%) LAN
2 27 (3.48%) Internet
2 27 (3.48%) WAN
3 14 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (1.80%) VPN
3 14 (1.80%) Firewall
4 13 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.16%) VoIP
6 9 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 8 (1.03%) SAN
8 5 (0.64%) Extranet
8 5 (0.64%) MPLS
9 4 (0.52%) PABX
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless
9 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.39%) ATM
10 3 (0.39%) SDH
10 3 (0.39%) DNS
10 3 (0.39%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.52%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.52%) Ingres
5 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.26%) OLTP
6 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) DTS
7 1 (0.13%) MS Access
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.13%) EDMS
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.03%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.13%) Maven
3 1 (0.13%) Selenium
3 1 (0.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CE
3 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.13%) JBehave
3 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.13%) Robotium
3 1 (0.13%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.13%) Calabash
General
1 282 (36.34%) Finance
2 66 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.57%) Banking
4 45 (5.80%) Retail
5 29 (3.74%) Legal
6 16 (2.06%) Marketing
7 13 (1.68%) Law
8 11 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.16%) Back Office
10 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.03%) Publishing
11 6 (0.77%) Local Government
11 6 (0.77%) Games
12 4 (0.52%) Automotive
13 3 (0.39%) Advertising
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
13 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Military
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 295 (38.02%) Project Manager
2 87 (11.21%) Analyst
3 50 (6.44%) Service Manager
4 40 (5.15%) Senior Manager
5 37 (4.77%) Architect
6 33 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
7 32 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 31 (3.99%) Programme Manager
9 27 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
10 25 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
11 24 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
12 23 (2.96%) Technical Manager
13 21 (2.71%) Business Manager
14 19 (2.45%) Team Leader
14 19 (2.45%) IT Project Manager
15 18 (2.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 16 (2.06%) Integration Manager
16 16 (2.06%) Test Manager
17 15 (1.93%) Environment Manager
18 14 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.58%) .NET
2 8 (1.03%) Web Services
3 4 (0.52%) CSS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.26%) REST
4 2 (0.26%) HTML5
4 2 (0.26%) LAMP
4 2 (0.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.13%) J2EE
5 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.13%) COM
5 1 (0.13%) SOAP
5 1 (0.13%) ODBC
5 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.13%) SAML
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.13%) jQuery
5 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 15 (1.93%) Computer Science
2 15 (1.93%) Smart Meter
3 14 (1.80%) NHS
4 10 (1.29%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.16%) Replication
5 9 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.03%) IVR
7 6 (0.77%) PMI
8 5 (0.64%) EPoS
8 5 (0.64%) EFT
8 5 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.52%) Statistics
9 4 (0.52%) Handset
10 3 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.39%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.39%) GIS
10 3 (0.39%) Economics
10 3 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.44%) Windows
2 16 (2.06%) Linux
3 14 (1.80%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.29%) Solaris
5 9 (1.16%) UNIX
6 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.98%) Project Management
2 248 (31.96%) PRINCE2
3 228 (29.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 175 (22.55%) ITIL
5 113 (14.56%) Service Management
6 95 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 84 (10.82%) Change Management
8 57 (7.35%) Migration
9 45 (5.80%) Risk Management
9 45 (5.80%) PRINCE
9 45 (5.80%) Logistics
10 38 (4.90%) Programme Management
11 35 (4.51%) Business Analysis
12 31 (3.99%) CRM
12 31 (3.99%) Change Control
13 29 (3.74%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.48%) Asset Management
14 27 (3.48%) Matrix Management
14 27 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (3.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.09%) SQL
2 8 (1.03%) Java
3 7 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (0.90%) C
4 5 (0.64%) C#
5 3 (0.39%) VB
6 2 (0.26%) R
6 2 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.13%) AWK
7 1 (0.13%) VB6
7 1 (0.13%) LINC
7 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (8.38%) Degree
2 58 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (3.99%) ISEB
6 30 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.71%) APMP
9 18 (2.32%) PMP
10 17 (2.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 16 (2.06%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 2 (0.26%) CCNP
16 1 (0.13%) MCSE
16 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
16 1 (0.13%) HND
16 1 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.35%) SLA
2 16 (2.06%) QA
3 10 (1.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) BS7799
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.52%) XenApp
4 3 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.77%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.64%) SAP
3 33 (4.25%) Oracle
4 26 (3.35%) Cisco
5 23 (2.96%) Citrix
6 21 (2.71%) VMware
6 21 (2.71%) IBM
7 14 (1.80%) Ericsson
8 13 (1.68%) Remedy
9 11 (1.42%) NEC
10 10 (1.29%) BT
10 10 (1.29%) SunGard
10 10 (1.29%) Lotus
11 7 (0.90%) Avaya
11 7 (0.90%) HP
11 7 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.77%) RedPrairie
12 6 (0.77%) JDA
12 6 (0.77%) Veritas
12 6 (0.77%) JBoss
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