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 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 121 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 25 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.10% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.33% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 28
Median daily rate £450 £510 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £396 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £696 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.85% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 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
Manchester +14 13 £450 +5.88%
Lancashire 0 6 £475 -29.62%
Cheshire +12 4 £425 -11.22% 1
Supplier Management
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 22 (41.51%) Project Management
2 19 (35.85%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.21%) CRM
6 7 (13.21%) Linux
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) GStreamer
7 6 (11.32%) Node.js
7 6 (11.32%) REST
8 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
8 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) Streaming Video
9 4 (7.55%) Banking
9 4 (7.55%) Data Management
9 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) IaaS

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 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) IaaS
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Manager
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Vendor Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) GStreamer
1 6 (11.32%) Node.js
1 6 (11.32%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.66%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) IPTV
4 2 (3.77%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) BBC
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Project Management
2 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Management
7 4 (7.55%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) APMP
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) NCDA
4 1 (1.89%) NCIE
4 1 (1.89%) PgMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PMO
1 3 (5.66%) QA
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Wyse
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) NetApp