The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 21
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 0 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.30% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 16
Median daily rate - £520 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.46%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 267 275 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.16% 82.83% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 160 132
Median daily rate £425 £380 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (33.33%) APMP
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) APMP
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft