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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supplier Management
Rank 103 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 14 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
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£325 £438 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £334 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £627 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.75 £30.52
% change year-on-year
+102.10% -22.18%
Supplier Management
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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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Birmingham +5 4 £326 -33.12% 4
Coventry -2 3 £406 -4.41% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £213 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Supplier Management
England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (53.85%) PRINCE2
2 27 (51.92%) Project Management
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
4 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (17.31%) Coaching
5 9 (17.31%) Local Government
5 9 (17.31%) MS Project
6 8 (15.38%) CRM
7 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
7 7 (13.46%) VoIP
7 7 (13.46%) PABX
8 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.54%) Degree
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Netezza
10 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (7.69%) Change Control
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) IBM
10 4 (7.69%) Cognos
10 4 (7.69%) ITIL
11 3 (5.77%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) VoIP
1 7 (13.46%) PABX
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Senior Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Senior Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Service Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Project Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Commercial Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) SCADA
3 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) PRINCE2
2 27 (51.92%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (17.31%) Coaching
5 8 (15.38%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (5.77%) People Management
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
10 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.85%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cognos
2 4 (7.69%) IBM
2 4 (7.69%) Netezza
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (1.92%) Baan
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) HP