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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vendor Manager
Rank 597 542 565
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 26 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.062% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.066% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 5
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£394 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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 20 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 2 October 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 -35 26 £394 -0.56% 6
London +6 15 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -17 4 £363 +18.85% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £365 -
Yorkshire - 3 £365 -
Leeds - 3 £365 -
Birmingham - 3 £363 - 1
South East -13 2 £394 -1.56% 1
City of London - 2 £363 -
Coventry -1 1 - -
East of England -25 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Vendor Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 12 (26.67%) Project Management
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) SLA
4 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.11%) MS Office
5 5 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Legal
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) SaaS
7 3 (6.67%) Mach-II
7 3 (6.67%) Retail
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Publishing
7 3 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.44%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing

Vendor Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
1 1 (2.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (2.22%) BGP
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
1 1 (2.22%) MPLS
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Mach-II
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Project Management
2 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) EMIR
2 2 (4.44%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago