Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 158 141
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 -29
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 46 52 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.88% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.04% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 77
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +25.41%
10th Percentile £285 £344 £256
90th Percentile £667 £675 £925
England median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North West median hourly rate - £22.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.93% +50.00%
England median hourly rate £56.37 £22.90 £48.00
% change year-on-year +146.14% -52.29% +132.16%

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 4,458 4,978 6,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.58% 84.27% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,871 3,237 4,087
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £560
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 169 285
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.89% -15.38% +64.77%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.48
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +4 18 £325 -23.53% 6
Cheshire -8 12 £500 -13.04% 2
Merseyside +12 10 £523 +7.18%
Cumbria - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £599 - 1
Supplier Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Project Management
3 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
4 15 (32.61%) ITIL
5 14 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
7 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
8 11 (23.91%) Service Management
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (19.57%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (17.39%) SFIA
11 7 (15.22%) Banking
11 7 (15.22%) Degree
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) Contract Management
12 6 (13.04%) Migration
12 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
12 6 (13.04%) Scrum
12 6 (13.04%) ITSM
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.87%) CMMI
13 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.87%) Law
13 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
13 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
13 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
13 5 (10.87%) Service Design
13 5 (10.87%) P3O
13 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared

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 (2.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) 2G
1 1 (2.17%) 3G
1 1 (2.17%) 4G
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) Ingres
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Law
3 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Local Government
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) Java EE
2 2 (4.35%) JSF
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
2 2 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (4.35%) Servlets
2 2 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.35%) PMI
4 2 (4.35%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Project Management
2 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
3 15 (32.61%) ITIL
4 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
5 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Service Management
7 9 (19.57%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) SFIA
9 6 (13.04%) Contract Management
9 6 (13.04%) ITSM
9 6 (13.04%) Migration
9 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
9 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) CMMI
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
10 5 (10.87%) Service Design
11 4 (8.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) CISM
4 4 (8.70%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) APMG
6 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) P3O
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) COBIT
3 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Lotus
2 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software