The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 213 185
Rank change year-on-year +61 -28  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 98 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 42
Median daily rate £425 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in the South East

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in the South East

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in the South East

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +22 28 £430 -9.47%
Berkshire +38 24 £400 - 1
Surrey +9 13 £500 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -22 13 £416 -12.52% 3
Kent - 6 £425 -
West Sussex +20 4 £480 +6.60%
Middlesex +13 4 £396 -18.76% 1
Oxfordshire -7 4 £275 -37.14%
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Supplier Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 58 (35.37%) Project Management
3 38 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (22.56%) ITIL
5 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.12%) Service Delivery
7 31 (18.90%) PRINCE2
7 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.07%) Service Management
9 24 (14.63%) Management Information System
9 24 (14.63%) Telecoms
10 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (12.80%) Change Management
12 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (10.37%) Degree
14 17 (10.37%) QA
15 16 (9.76%) SLA
15 16 (9.76%) PMI Certification
15 16 (9.76%) ITIL V3
16 15 (9.15%) Project Governance
16 15 (9.15%) PMP
16 15 (9.15%) Migration
16 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
17 13 (7.93%) SAP
17 13 (7.93%) User Experience
17 13 (7.93%) Matrix Organization
18 12 (7.32%) Contract Management
18 12 (7.32%) Customer Requirements

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.22%) Documentum
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Office 365
2 4 (2.44%) SaaS
3 3 (1.83%) G Suite
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.61%) Broadband
2 1 (0.61%) CTI
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) LTE
2 1 (0.61%) Network Security
2 1 (0.61%) Skype
2 1 (0.61%) Softphone
2 1 (0.61%) VoIP
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Essbase
1 1 (0.61%) Power BI
1 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.83%) Selenium
2 2 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 24 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.10%) Legal
4 8 (4.88%) Law
5 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.05%) Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Retail
7 3 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.22%) Electronics
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Project Manager
2 28 (17.07%) IT Manager
3 19 (11.59%) Analyst
4 15 (9.15%) Senior Manager
5 14 (8.54%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (6.71%) Architect
6 11 (6.71%) Supplier Manager
7 8 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (4.88%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.27%) IT Services Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Service Architect
8 7 (4.27%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Migration Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Migration Project Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.93%) User Experience
4 7 (4.27%) CMDB
4 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.05%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.83%) FMCG
8 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.22%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.37%) Project Management
2 38 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (22.56%) ITIL
4 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (20.12%) Service Delivery
6 31 (18.90%) PRINCE2
7 28 (17.07%) Service Management
8 21 (12.80%) Change Management
9 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (9.76%) ITIL V3
11 15 (9.15%) Migration
11 15 (9.15%) Project Governance
12 13 (7.93%) Matrix Organization
13 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
13 12 (7.32%) Contract Management
13 12 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (7.32%) Demand Management
14 11 (6.71%) Process Improvement
15 10 (6.10%) Change Control
15 10 (6.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.83%) C
2 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Degree
2 16 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 15 (9.15%) PMP
3 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) QA
2 16 (9.76%) SLA
3 11 (6.71%) PMO
4 10 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.22%) COBIT
5 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.22%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Netcool
2 2 (1.22%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) SAP
3 11 (6.71%) Remedy
3 11 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.10%) Oracle
5 7 (4.27%) BMC
5 7 (4.27%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) HP
7 5 (3.05%) Ariba
8 4 (2.44%) Verint
9 3 (1.83%) IBM
9 3 (1.83%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.83%) Wyse
10 2 (1.22%) Apple
10 2 (1.22%) Google
10 2 (1.22%) Motorola
10 2 (1.22%) OpenText
11 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) Mitel
11 1 (0.61%) Pega
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