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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vendor Manager
Rank 580 595 538
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 40 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.029% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.032% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 25
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£500 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £484 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 16 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 31 July 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 -2 39 £500 +21.21% 3
London +15 21 £538 +19.44% 1
South West - 11 £475 -
South East -16 6 £475 +18.75%
Bristol - 5 £500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £425 -
Swindon - 3 £463 -
Hampshire - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
City of London -8 2 £518 -
Staines -4 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -

Vendor Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Legal
3 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.29%) Supplier Management
4 13 (18.84%) Banking
4 13 (18.84%) Investment Banking
5 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) SLA
8 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (10.14%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
9 6 (8.70%) Change Management
9 6 (8.70%) Validation
9 6 (8.70%) Degree
10 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.25%) Financial Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Law
10 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.80%) Information Security
11 4 (5.80%) Market Research
11 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
12 3 (4.35%) Product Management
12 3 (4.35%) Change Control
12 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security
12 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.35%) Online Games

Vendor Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) 4G
2 1 (1.45%) 3G
General
1 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Legal
3 13 (18.84%) Banking
3 13 (18.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.25%) Law
6 3 (4.35%) Games
7 2 (2.90%) Retail
8 1 (1.45%) Billing
8 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Statistics
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Online Games
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (20.29%) Supplier Management
2 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
5 6 (8.70%) Validation
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.25%) Financial Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.80%) Market Research
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Product Management
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 3 (4.35%) Business Development
8 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) C#
1 2 (2.90%) Java
1 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) PMP
2 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) COBIT
2 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.45%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) HP
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco
2 2 (2.90%) IBM
2 2 (2.90%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.45%) BMC
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec