The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 1.74% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.07% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £425 £479 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +87.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 534 774 848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.44% 84.13% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 562 508
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in Cheshire

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in Cheshire

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Chester +15 2 £450 +87.50%
Warrington +17 1 £375 -21.67%
Macclesfield +1 1 - -
Supplier Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
5 2 (22.22%) PMI
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Google
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) DRM
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) DRM
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle