The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 335 257
Rank change year-on-year +47 -78  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 334 321 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.65% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.78% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 237 295
Median daily rate £450 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £9.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -58.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £21.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £17.05 £21.95
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in England

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in England

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in England

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Supplier Management in England

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +26 113 £475 -5.47% 11
South East +56 92 £421 -11.47% 8
East of England -3 28 £438 +5.74% 6
North West +3 25 £450 -11.76% 2
South West +5 22 £220 -41.68% 10
Yorkshire +24 20 £450 -10.00% 9
West Midlands +16 20 £450 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -3 14 £450 - 1
North East +68 3 £418 +22.79%
Supplier Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 243 (39.58%) Project Management
2 198 (32.25%) Finance
3 191 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (18.40%) ITIL
6 95 (15.47%) PRINCE2
7 85 (13.84%) Microsoft
8 64 (10.42%) Service Management
9 63 (10.26%) Migration
10 56 (9.12%) Change Management
11 51 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
12 49 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (7.82%) Service Delivery
14 47 (7.65%) Security Cleared
15 46 (7.49%) Risk Management
16 44 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 44 (7.17%) Degree
17 42 (6.84%) Office 365
18 41 (6.68%) Waterfall
18 41 (6.68%) QA
19 40 (6.51%) Microsoft Project
19 40 (6.51%) Contract Management
20 39 (6.35%) Management Information System
21 36 (5.86%) Retail
22 34 (5.54%) Telecoms
22 34 (5.54%) Oracle
23 33 (5.37%) CRM
23 33 (5.37%) Business Analysis
24 32 (5.21%) SC Cleared
25 30 (4.89%) Stakeholder Engagement

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.81%) Mule
5 4 (0.65%) CMS
5 4 (0.65%) Drupal
5 4 (0.65%) IIS
6 3 (0.49%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.33%) Confluence
7 2 (0.33%) Documentum
7 2 (0.33%) Kentico
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Moodle
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (6.51%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) Stata
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.49%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.49%) Maximo
5 3 (0.49%) Primavera
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.84%) Office 365
2 13 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.63%) SaaS
4 9 (1.47%) PaaS
5 7 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.14%) IaaS
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) G Suite
6 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.44%) LAN
2 14 (2.28%) WAN
3 7 (1.14%) VoIP
4 6 (0.98%) Firewall
4 6 (0.98%) Network Security
5 4 (0.65%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.65%) Skype
6 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.33%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) DHCP
8 1 (0.16%) HTTP
8 1 (0.16%) LTE
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) Softphone
8 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (0.16%) VPLS
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.49%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.33%) MySQL
6 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.33%) OLAP
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.16%) Power BI
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Selenium
2 7 (1.14%) JIRA
3 5 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.81%) Babel
3 5 (0.81%) Grunt
3 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.81%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.33%) gulp
6 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 198 (32.25%) Finance
2 36 (5.86%) Retail
3 34 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.07%) Banking
4 25 (4.07%) Legal
5 14 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.95%) Law
7 11 (1.79%) Marketing
8 5 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.81%) Billing
8 5 (0.81%) Electronics
9 4 (0.65%) Back Office
9 4 (0.65%) Digital Economy
9 4 (0.65%) Local Government
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (32.57%) Project Manager
2 70 (11.40%) IT Manager
3 66 (10.75%) Analyst
4 46 (7.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 45 (7.33%) Architect
6 41 (6.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 38 (6.19%) Senior Manager
8 29 (4.72%) IT Project Manager
9 27 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
9 27 (4.40%) Service Manager
10 25 (4.07%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.75%) Programme Manager
12 22 (3.58%) Delivery Manager
12 22 (3.58%) Developer
12 22 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.26%) Supplier Manager
14 19 (3.09%) Deployment Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Consultant
15 16 (2.61%) Contracts Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.28%) HTML
1 14 (2.28%) Node.js
2 13 (2.12%) CSS
3 10 (1.63%) Web Services
4 9 (1.47%) EDI
4 9 (1.47%) EDIFACT
5 8 (1.30%) HTML5
5 8 (1.30%) REST
6 7 (1.14%) .NET
6 7 (1.14%) Sass
7 6 (0.98%) GStreamer
8 5 (0.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.81%) JPA
8 5 (0.81%) SOAP
8 5 (0.81%) Spring
8 5 (0.81%) Spring Cloud
8 5 (0.81%) Swagger
9 2 (0.33%) jQuery
9 2 (0.33%) Middleware
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.42%) User Experience
5 16 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (1.63%) NHS
6 10 (1.63%) PMI
7 9 (1.47%) CMDB
8 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.98%) FMCG
11 5 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.65%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
13 3 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.26%) Windows
2 18 (2.93%) Linux
3 10 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.49%) Android
6 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Unix
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (39.58%) Project Management
2 191 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 126 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (18.40%) ITIL
5 95 (15.47%) PRINCE2
6 64 (10.42%) Service Management
7 63 (10.26%) Migration
8 56 (9.12%) Change Management
9 48 (7.82%) Service Delivery
10 46 (7.49%) Risk Management
11 41 (6.68%) Waterfall
12 40 (6.51%) Contract Management
13 33 (5.37%) Business Analysis
13 33 (5.37%) CRM
14 30 (4.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (4.72%) People Management
16 27 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (4.40%) ITIL V3
17 26 (4.23%) Change Control
18 25 (4.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.77%) Java
2 14 (2.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (1.95%) SQL
4 10 (1.63%) C
5 7 (1.14%) ES6
6 4 (0.65%) Python
7 3 (0.49%) R
8 2 (0.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.16%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.16%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) XPath
9 1 (0.16%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 47 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.17%) Degree
3 32 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.89%) PMI Certification
5 27 (4.40%) PMP
6 19 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.44%) ISEB
7 15 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.65%) CISSP
11 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.65%) MCSE
11 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.49%) APMP
12 3 (0.49%) CCNA
12 3 (0.49%) CISA
12 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.68%) QA
2 27 (4.40%) PMO
3 26 (4.23%) SLA
4 16 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.81%) GDPR
7 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.81%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.33%) COBIT
9 2 (0.33%) GAAP
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.33%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) HL7
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) SCCM
2 5 (0.81%) Netcool
2 5 (0.81%) SCOM
3 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.16%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.54%) Oracle
3 30 (4.89%) SAP
4 22 (3.58%) Cisco
5 17 (2.77%) BMC
6 15 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.12%) Remedy
8 12 (1.95%) HP
9 10 (1.63%) Ariba
10 9 (1.47%) IBM
10 9 (1.47%) VMware
11 8 (1.30%) Snow
12 6 (0.98%) Citrix
12 6 (0.98%) WorldPay
13 5 (0.81%) Verint
13 5 (0.81%) Wyse
14 4 (0.65%) Apple
14 4 (0.65%) Avaya
14 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.49%) CA
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