The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Supplier Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Supplier Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supplier Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.53% 1.31% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.48% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £525 £500 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.95 £24.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year +187.29% +5.03%  

Supplier Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 271 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.25% 88.56% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 269
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Supplier Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Management in Bedfordshire

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Supplier Management in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in Bedfordshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 5 £525 +2.43%
Bedford +1 3 - -
Supplier Management
East of England

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Supplier Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Supplier Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Governance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft