Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 153 155
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 55 46 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.79% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.97% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 47
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -6.74% -2.03%
10th Percentile £263 £322 £369
90th Percentile £559 £500 £688
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +65.85% -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £11.41
% change year-on-year +76.47% +48.99% -48.14%

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 4,973 4,757 6,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.09% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,923 3,870
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 197 185
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.70 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -12 24 £385 -14.44% 4
Cheshire -13 12 £363 -14.71% 2
Lancashire -9 9 £475 - 2
Merseyside +17 4 £400 -9.60%
Supplier Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (36.36%) Project Management
4 19 (34.55%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) Change Management
8 9 (16.36%) Windows
8 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle
9 7 (12.73%) Banking
9 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.73%) Resource Management
9 7 (12.73%) SaaS
9 7 (12.73%) SFIA
9 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
11 5 (9.09%) Service Management
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (9.09%) RUP
11 5 (9.09%) Unix
11 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.09%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) BGP
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) OSPF
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Billing
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Local Government
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Software Development Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Sourcing Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Head of IT Operations
6 2 (3.64%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.27%) PMI
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (36.36%) Project Management
3 19 (34.55%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
5 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Change Management
8 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
8 7 (12.73%) Resource Management
8 7 (12.73%) SFIA
9 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
10 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 5 (9.09%) RUP
10 5 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (9.09%) Service Management
10 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.64%) MBA
4 1 (1.82%) CCDP
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.82%) CIMA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Snow
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com