Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 147 120
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 +8
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 76 53 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 0.97% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.17% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 72
North West median daily rate £410 £450 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% -6.01% +18.21%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £265
90th Percentile £588 £573 £673
England median daily rate £475 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.45 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.02% +38.78% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.70 £12.48
% change year-on-year +61.29% +73.95% -44.37%

Supplier Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,014 4,530 6,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.61% 82.60% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,152 2,768 3,935
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 209 216
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £32.56 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.74% +0.17% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.00 £50.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Supplier Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Management in the North West

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in the North West

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in the North West

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in the North West

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 30 £375 -11.76% 4
Merseyside +24 14 £475 -
Cheshire -4 13 £365 -14.12% 2
Lancashire -10 9 £513 +7.89% 1
Cumbria - 6 - -
Supplier Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 39 (51.32%) Project Management
2 37 (48.68%) Finance
3 33 (43.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 21 (27.63%) ITIL
5 21 (27.63%) Risk Management
6 19 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.42%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (18.42%) SFIA
9 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
10 12 (15.79%) Project Planning
11 11 (14.47%) Scrum
11 11 (14.47%) Service Management
12 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
12 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
12 10 (13.16%) Performance Management
13 9 (11.84%) SaaS
13 9 (11.84%) Line Management
13 9 (11.84%) IT Strategy
13 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (11.84%) Banking
13 9 (11.84%) PRINCE
14 8 (10.53%) Change Management
14 8 (10.53%) People Management
15 7 (9.21%) SDLC
15 7 (9.21%) Case Management
15 7 (9.21%) PMO
15 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team Management
15 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) LAN
1 2 (2.63%) SMS
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) BGP
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) OSPF
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) Base SAS
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.95%) Local Government
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Law
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.16%) Digital Project Manager
3 8 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Programme Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL Manager
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Software Development Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Velocity
1 3 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team
2 6 (7.89%) PMI
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.95%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) Robotics
6 1 (1.32%) Tandem
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Project Management
2 33 (43.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 21 (27.63%) ITIL
4 21 (27.63%) Risk Management
5 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.42%) Portfolio Management
6 14 (18.42%) SFIA
7 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
8 12 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 11 (14.47%) Scrum
9 11 (14.47%) Service Management
10 10 (13.16%) Performance Management
10 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
10 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
11 9 (11.84%) IT Strategy
11 9 (11.84%) Line Management
11 9 (11.84%) PRINCE
11 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (10.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) APMG
6 1 (1.32%) CCDP
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) PMO
2 5 (6.58%) P3O
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.21%) ServiceNow
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) TOWER Software