The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Vendor Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vendor Manager
Rank 628 609 617
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 33 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.070% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.074% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £388 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £640 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Vendor Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Vendor Manager in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 33 £500 - 2
South East +19 16 £510 +7.36%
London -14 8 £515 -4.18% 1
West Midlands -18 7 £433 - 1
City of London +48 3 £500 -3.38%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £500 -
Staines +2 3 - -
Surrey -8 3 - -
Kent - 3 £520 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £300 -
Warwickshire - 3 £500 - 1
Birmingham -10 2 £356 -
East Midlands - 2 £175 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £175 -

Vendor Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Vendor Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Vendor Manager in the job title.

1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 20 (34.48%) SLA
3 14 (24.14%) Supplier Management
4 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.41%) Service Management
5 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
6 8 (13.79%) Information Security
7 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.34%) Legal
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) ITSM
9 5 (8.62%) Law
9 5 (8.62%) Banking
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.17%) Validation
11 3 (5.17%) SaaS
11 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
11 3 (5.17%) SDLC
11 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
12 2 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
12 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills

Vendor Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Supplier Management
3 13 (22.41%) Service Management
3 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Information Security
5 6 (10.34%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.62%) ITSM
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
8 3 (5.17%) Validation
9 2 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (3.45%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) CISA
2 1 (1.72%) CISM
2 1 (1.72%) CISSP
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle