The table below looks at the statistics for Supplier Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 94 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 16 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.93% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +23.75%
Supplier Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Supplier Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Supplier Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Supplier Management across the West Midlands region.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Supplier Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Supplier Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management across the West Midlands region.

Supplier Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Warwickshire -2 5 £250 -
Birmingham -6 2 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
Dudley - - - -
Wednesbury - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.51%) Publishing
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Automotive
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) ITSM
7 3 (8.11%) Google
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
8 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) QlikView
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Publishing
3 4 (10.81%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) EDI
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) OSGi
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) ITSM
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) Pascal
2 2 (5.41%) C
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) IBM
1 3 (8.11%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) Lotus
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) Avaya
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Northgate
3 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.70%) F5