The table below looks at the statistics for the Vendor Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vendor Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vendor Manager
Rank 537 536 517
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 45 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.047% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 22
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£525 £443 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £302 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.05% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Vendor Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vendor Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Vendor Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vendor Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK.

Vendor Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Vendor Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Vendor Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Vendor Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK.

Vendor Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Vendor Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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 0 45 £525 +27.27% 9
South East +12 26 £625 +31.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 21 - -
London +2 13 £495 +2.27% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
Berkshire - 4 £625 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Vendor Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Vendor Manager in their job title 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 with Vendor Manager in their job title.

1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 15 (25.00%) Validation
4 12 (20.00%) Legal
4 12 (20.00%) Project Management
5 10 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.33%) SLA
8 7 (11.67%) ITIL
8 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.00%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) Degree
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.33%) Banking
11 4 (6.67%) Workflow
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.00%) Online Games
12 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance
12 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (5.00%) Cyber Security
12 3 (5.00%) Market Research
12 3 (5.00%) IBM
12 3 (5.00%) Internet
12 3 (5.00%) Law

Vendor Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Vendor Manager in their job title 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 with Vendor Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) 3G
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.67%) BGP
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) 2G
2 1 (1.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) 4G
2 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.00%) Legal
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Statistics
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.00%) Online Games
2 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.33%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Validation
2 12 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.67%) ITIL
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Workflow
9 3 (5.00%) Strategic Management
9 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.00%) Market Research
9 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (5.00%) Cyber Security
10 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
10 2 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Juniper
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) Symantec
4 1 (1.67%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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