The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 113 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 17 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 1.43% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.67% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 10
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £336 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1787 2510 2481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.43% 85.46% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1431 1282
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 65
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.92 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in Scotland

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in Scotland

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in Scotland

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh -4 9 £469 +4.16% 2
West Lothian -1 3 £320 -14.66%
Glasgow +4 2 £425 +16.83% 2
Stirling - 2 £713 -
Aberdeen - 1 £475 -
Supplier Management
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 17 (40.48%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.19%) Service Management
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) Workflow
7 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (11.90%) E-Procurement
9 5 (11.90%) ITSM
9 5 (11.90%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.52%) Validation
10 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (9.52%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (9.52%) ERP
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.52%) Service Design
11 3 (7.14%) People Management

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (4.76%) Telepresence
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Procurement Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Application Development Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Finance Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 2 (4.76%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Service Management
4 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) SDLC
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.67%) Workflow
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) E-Procurement
8 5 (11.90%) ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.52%) ERP
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Service Design
9 4 (9.52%) Validation
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (4.76%) COBIT
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Squid
1 1 (2.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Avaya
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP