The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supplier Management
Rank 97 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 21 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.22% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £388 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £333 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £470 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.52 £13.34
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +128.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1764 1310 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.60% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 653 747
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 58 67
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.63 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Supplier Management
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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 July 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 July 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
Birmingham -2 9 £538 +16.21% 1
Coventry -10 3 £523 +71.31%
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
2 15 (31.91%) Project Management
2 15 (31.91%) Finance
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.40%) Performance Management
6 10 (21.28%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) ERP
9 5 (10.64%) LAN
9 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
9 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (6.38%) IBM
11 3 (6.38%) SAP
11 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (6.38%) Automotive
11 3 (6.38%) ITSM
11 3 (6.38%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.38%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (4.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.13%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) QlikView
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Programme Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Service Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Sourcing Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Relationships Manager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Manager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
2 15 (31.91%) Project Management
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (23.40%) Performance Management
6 10 (21.28%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.64%) ERP
9 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (6.38%) ITSM
11 3 (6.38%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
12 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) COBIT
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
1 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) IBM
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Northgate
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com