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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 269 297 294
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 375 302 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 179 182
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.52 £13.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% +128.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.52 £13.34
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +128.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

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 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 30 July 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 +13 336 £425 - 65
London -5 92 £475 +5.55% 16
South East +19 81 £423 -9.13% 18
North West +22 45 £405 +15.71% 3
Scotland -13 30 £425 -10.52% 8
Berkshire +14 27 £425 -12.82% 5
East of England -15 25 £450 +9.09% 6
Yorkshire +15 23 £360 +2.85% 8
City of London +11 23 £425 +3.03% 5
South West -8 23 £396 - 8
West Yorkshire +13 22 £360 +2.85% 3
West Midlands -9 22 £454 +17.09% 2
Hampshire +2 20 £450 -3.22% 3
Leeds +5 19 £360 +2.85% 3
East Midlands +4 18 £650 +23.80% 3
Edinburgh -9 18 £425 -39.28% 3
Bristol -7 16 £396 - 7
Lancashire -4 14 £405 +15.71%
Cheshire +12 13 £413 +18.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £413 +34.69%
Nottingham +16 11 £650 - 1
Nottinghamshire +15 11 £650 +23.80% 2
Reading +12 11 £425 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +6 11 £439 +3.23% 2
Glasgow +4 11 £325 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes +10 9 £400 +3.22%
Surrey -1 9 £419 +1.51%
Birmingham -3 9 £488 +5.40% 2
Manchester -8 9 £350 +5.26% 1
Bedfordshire -22 9 £450 - 1

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 315 (37.06%) Project Management
2 272 (32.00%) Finance
3 242 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 240 (28.24%) PRINCE2
5 154 (18.12%) ITIL
6 113 (13.29%) Service Management
7 92 (10.82%) Service Delivery
8 83 (9.76%) Change Management
8 83 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 78 (9.18%) Telecoms
10 71 (8.35%) Migration
11 68 (8.00%) Retail
12 63 (7.41%) Banking
13 59 (6.94%) Management Information System
14 57 (6.71%) Security Cleared
15 55 (6.47%) Degree
16 54 (6.35%) Programme Management
17 51 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 51 (6.00%) MS Project
18 49 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (5.41%) Oracle
20 45 (5.29%) Risk Management
20 45 (5.29%) SC Cleared
21 44 (5.18%) Business Analysis
22 42 (4.94%) MS Office
22 42 (4.94%) Windows
23 39 (4.59%) ISEB
24 37 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
24 37 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 36 (4.24%) MS Excel

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.18%) Lync
4 8 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.82%) IIS
6 6 (0.71%) Apache
6 6 (0.71%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.35%) SAS
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Jadu
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.12%) Site Server
Applications
1 51 (6.00%) MS Project
2 42 (4.94%) MS Office
3 36 (4.24%) MS Excel
4 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
4 4 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.00%) SaaS
2 8 (0.94%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.00%) Internet
2 22 (2.59%) LAN
3 21 (2.47%) WAN
4 15 (1.76%) VPN
5 14 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.65%) Firewall
6 13 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (1.18%) VoIP
7 10 (1.18%) SAN
8 8 (0.94%) DNS
8 8 (0.94%) Wireless
9 7 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.82%) DHCP
10 6 (0.71%) MPLS
11 5 (0.59%) ATM
12 4 (0.47%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.47%) SDH
12 4 (0.47%) 3G
12 4 (0.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.59%) MySQL
5 4 (0.47%) Ingres
5 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.24%) OLTP
7 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.24%) DB2
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.24%) QlikView
7 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (0.47%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.35%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.12%) JBehave
4 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Calabash
4 1 (0.12%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Robotium
4 1 (0.12%) Maven
4 1 (0.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 272 (32.00%) Finance
2 78 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 68 (8.00%) Retail
4 63 (7.41%) Banking
5 31 (3.65%) Legal
6 13 (1.53%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.53%) Marketing
6 13 (1.53%) Law
7 12 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.06%) Local Government
9 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Automotive
11 6 (0.71%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Games
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.47%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
13 4 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 334 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 89 (10.47%) Analyst
3 49 (5.76%) Programme Manager
4 42 (4.94%) Service Manager
4 42 (4.94%) Business Analyst
5 38 (4.47%) Senior Manager
6 34 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 33 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
8 32 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 31 (3.65%) Test Manager
10 30 (3.53%) Architect
11 28 (3.29%) Senior Project Manager
12 25 (2.94%) Integration Manager
12 25 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 24 (2.82%) Services Delivery Manager
14 19 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
15 18 (2.12%) Technical Project Manager
15 18 (2.12%) Business Manager
16 16 (1.88%) Environment Manager
17 13 (1.53%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.00%) .NET
2 9 (1.06%) Web Services
3 6 (0.71%) Middleware
4 4 (0.47%) HTML
5 3 (0.35%) LAMP
5 3 (0.35%) CSS
6 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.24%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) HTML5
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.12%) XMPP
7 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.12%) COM
7 1 (0.12%) SOAP
7 1 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.00%) PMI
3 16 (1.88%) NHS
3 16 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 11 (1.29%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.06%) IVR
7 8 (0.94%) Replication
7 8 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.82%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.59%) EFT
11 4 (0.47%) Handset
11 4 (0.47%) Statistics
11 4 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.47%) FMCG
12 3 (0.35%) iSeries
12 3 (0.35%) PKI
12 3 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.94%) Windows
2 18 (2.12%) Linux
3 14 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.06%) Solaris
5 8 (0.94%) UNIX
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.47%) Android
7 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) OS/400
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (37.06%) Project Management
2 242 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 240 (28.24%) PRINCE2
4 154 (18.12%) ITIL
5 113 (13.29%) Service Management
6 92 (10.82%) Service Delivery
7 83 (9.76%) Change Management
8 71 (8.35%) Migration
9 54 (6.35%) Programme Management
10 49 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (5.29%) Risk Management
12 44 (5.18%) Business Analysis
13 37 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 35 (4.12%) CRM
15 33 (3.88%) Logistics
16 28 (3.29%) PRINCE
17 26 (3.06%) ITSM
17 26 (3.06%) Asset Management
17 26 (3.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.18%) SQL
2 16 (1.88%) Java
3 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.71%) C#
5 4 (0.47%) C
6 2 (0.24%) VBScript
6 2 (0.24%) VB
6 2 (0.24%) VBA
6 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.12%) COBOL
7 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 57 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 55 (6.47%) Degree
3 51 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 45 (5.29%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.59%) ISEB
6 34 (4.00%) PMP
7 31 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 30 (3.53%) PMI Certification
9 21 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 19 (2.24%) APMP
11 12 (1.41%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.71%) CISSP
12 6 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.59%) CISA
14 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.24%) CCNP
15 2 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.06%) SLA
2 24 (2.82%) QA
3 14 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.59%) COBIT
6 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.35%) BS25999
7 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) vSphere
4 3 (0.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Data Guard
1 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.41%) Oracle
3 35 (4.12%) SAP
4 22 (2.59%) Cisco
4 22 (2.59%) VMware
5 17 (2.00%) Citrix
6 14 (1.65%) HP
7 13 (1.53%) IBM
8 10 (1.18%) Ericsson
8 10 (1.18%) BT
8 10 (1.18%) NEC
9 9 (1.06%) Remedy
9 9 (1.06%) Avaya
9 9 (1.06%) Lotus
10 6 (0.71%) Veritas
10 6 (0.71%) JDA
10 6 (0.71%) JBoss
10 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.71%) RedPrairie
11 5 (0.59%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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Berkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Durham, County Durham
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Rate: £400 - £432 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Glasgow
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