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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supplier Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 82 109 83
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 25 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 0.81% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.97% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 31
Median daily rate £422 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -3.29% +9.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.95 £24.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year +187.29% +5.03%  

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 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +14 13 £425 -10.52%
Glasgow +5 6 £375 -7.40% 1
West Lothian +2 5 £350 +12.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Supplier Management
UK

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (44.44%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) ITIL
3 15 (33.33%) Service Management
4 11 (24.44%) Project Management
5 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) ITSM
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.78%) Service Design
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
8 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) WAN
9 6 (13.33%) SLA
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) Line Management
10 5 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.11%) Windows
10 5 (11.11%) Banking
10 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Firewall
11 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.89%) Migration
11 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.89%) Linux
11 4 (8.89%) MS Project

Supplier Management
Top Related 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) WLAN
5 1 (2.22%) Broadband
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) MRTG
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) IT Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Development Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Application Development Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Application Development Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Finance Manager
4 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) JMS
1 2 (4.44%) REST
1 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Service Management
3 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) ITSM
6 8 (17.78%) Service Design
6 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
7 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.89%) Migration
10 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) XPath
2 2 (4.44%) XQuery
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SnapMirror
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Avaya
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Veeam
4 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) SAP