The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 26 June 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.

Supplier Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 113 94
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 24 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 0.26% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.32% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £9.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +177.77% -58.62%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1493 1861 1933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.27% 80.01% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1025 954
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in Berkshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Reading - 9 £460 -
Maidenhead -3 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Supplier Management
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) Information Management
8 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
8 5 (15.15%) Contract Management
9 4 (12.12%) Project Governance
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Service Management
9 4 (12.12%) Law
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Legal
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.09%) SLA
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery Management
10 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Broadband
1 1 (3.03%) LTE
1 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Law
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Supply Chain Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Facilities Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Procurement Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Information Management
3 5 (15.15%) Contract Management
3 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
3 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Project Governance
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Verint