Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 376 330
Rank change year-on-year +15 -46 +18
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 682 656 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 451 538
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.29% +2.65%
10th Percentile £304 £305 £306
90th Percentile £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £14.09 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.19% -66.06% +84.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.68 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -70.81% +77.78%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Supplier Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England +23 639 £450 +2.86% 43
UK excluding London +11 406 £438 +2.94% 31
London +30 269 £450 -5.26% 17
South East +17 145 £450 +5.88% 6
North of England +26 93 £438 +2.94% 6
Midlands +19 59 £425 -0.29% 6
North West 0 45 £448 -5.79%
West Midlands +35 42 £475 +1.33% 4
Yorkshire +13 39 £413 +3.13% 5
East of England -15 37 £450 +5.88% 4
South West -1 33 £411 -3.33% 4
Scotland -14 32 £425 +21.43% 5
East Midlands -11 18 £388 +1.31% 2
North East +59 12 £563 -15.73% 1
Wales +19 7 £413 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 245 (35.92%) Project Management
2 226 (33.14%) Finance
3 223 (32.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 150 (21.99%) PRINCE2
5 149 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (18.48%) ITIL
7 98 (14.37%) Migration
8 82 (12.02%) Change Management
9 75 (11.00%) Service Management
10 71 (10.41%) Service Delivery
11 70 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 66 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 66 (9.68%) Contract Management
13 65 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
14 61 (8.94%) Microsoft
15 55 (8.06%) Retail
15 55 (8.06%) Security Cleared
16 53 (7.77%) QA
17 52 (7.62%) Risk Management
18 50 (7.33%) Windows
19 48 (7.04%) SAP
20 47 (6.89%) SLA
21 43 (6.30%) Programme Management
21 43 (6.30%) Waterfall
22 41 (6.01%) Office 365
23 39 (5.72%) Cisco
23 39 (5.72%) SC Cleared
23 39 (5.72%) PMO
23 39 (5.72%) User Experience
24 38 (5.57%) CRM

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.59%) IIS
4 4 (0.59%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 65 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.99%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.44%) Stata
7 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.73%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.73%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.59%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.29%) iTrent
7 2 (0.29%) Primavera
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.01%) Office 365
2 20 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.61%) SaaS
4 9 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (1.17%) IaaS
5 8 (1.17%) Serverless
6 7 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.03%) PaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Heroku
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Akamai
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.40%) LAN
1 30 (4.40%) WAN
2 21 (3.08%) Firewall
3 16 (2.35%) SMS
4 14 (2.05%) Network Security
5 12 (1.76%) Internet
6 9 (1.32%) WLAN
7 8 (1.17%) BGP
7 8 (1.17%) EIGRP
7 8 (1.17%) HSRP
7 8 (1.17%) IPv6
7 8 (1.17%) MPLS
7 8 (1.17%) NGN
7 8 (1.17%) OSPF
7 8 (1.17%) SNMP
7 8 (1.17%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (1.17%) TACACS
7 8 (1.17%) VRRP
8 7 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (1.32%) EDRMS
2 9 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (1.17%) Power BI
4 7 (1.03%) Clusterpoint
5 6 (0.88%) Spotfire
6 4 (0.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.59%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.29%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.15%) GIS
9 1 (0.15%) Informix
9 1 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.35%) Babel
1 16 (2.35%) Grunt
2 9 (1.32%) webpack
3 8 (1.17%) JIRA
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.29%) Selenium
6 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (33.14%) Finance
2 55 (8.06%) Retail
3 36 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.84%) Banking
4 33 (4.84%) Law
5 31 (4.55%) Marketing
6 27 (3.96%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.81%) Legal
8 11 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.17%) Electronics
9 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.73%) Publishing
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 229 (33.58%) Project Manager
2 95 (13.93%) IT Manager
3 70 (10.26%) Analyst
4 40 (5.87%) Service Manager
5 38 (5.57%) IT Project Manager
6 35 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 32 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 30 (4.40%) Architect
9 28 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
10 27 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
11 26 (3.81%) Programme Manager
12 25 (3.67%) Consultant
13 24 (3.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 24 (3.52%) IT Services Manager
14 21 (3.08%) Implementation Manager
15 20 (2.93%) Procurement Manager
16 19 (2.79%) Supplier Manager
17 18 (2.64%) Contracts Manager
17 18 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
18 17 (2.49%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.79%) Node.js
1 19 (2.79%) Sass
2 14 (2.05%) CSS
2 14 (2.05%) HTML
3 7 (1.03%) Serverless Framework
4 6 (0.88%) Web Services
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.59%) .NET
6 4 (0.59%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.44%) XML
8 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.29%) Java EE
8 2 (0.29%) JSF
8 2 (0.29%) JSON
8 2 (0.29%) JSP
8 2 (0.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.29%) REST
8 2 (0.29%) Servlets
9 1 (0.15%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 66 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.72%) User Experience
4 36 (5.28%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.93%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.88%) FMCG
8 6 (0.88%) NHS
9 5 (0.73%) CCTV
9 5 (0.73%) EPoS
9 5 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.59%) CMDB
10 4 (0.59%) PMI
10 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.44%) Clustering
11 3 (0.44%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.29%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.33%) Windows
2 28 (4.11%) Windows 10
3 26 (3.81%) Linux
4 13 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.17%) Unix
6 5 (0.73%) Android
6 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (35.92%) Project Management
2 223 (32.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 150 (21.99%) PRINCE2
4 149 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (18.48%) ITIL
6 98 (14.37%) Migration
7 82 (12.02%) Change Management
8 75 (11.00%) Service Management
9 71 (10.41%) Service Delivery
10 66 (9.68%) Contract Management
11 52 (7.62%) Risk Management
12 43 (6.30%) Programme Management
12 43 (6.30%) Waterfall
13 38 (5.57%) CRM
13 38 (5.57%) Information Security
14 37 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (5.13%) Change Control
16 34 (4.99%) Resource Management
17 33 (4.84%) Data Protection
17 33 (4.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.93%) JavaScript
2 18 (2.64%) ES6
2 18 (2.64%) Java
3 13 (1.91%) SQL
4 9 (1.32%) Python
5 3 (0.44%) PHP
6 2 (0.29%) BeanShell
6 2 (0.29%) C
6 2 (0.29%) Go
6 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.15%) Groovy
7 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.15%) Ruby
7 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.72%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.13%) Degree
4 27 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (3.81%) PMI Certification
6 25 (3.67%) PMP
7 16 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (1.91%) CISSP
8 13 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.32%) CISM
11 7 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.88%) ISEB
12 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.44%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.29%) CCDP
15 2 (0.29%) CCIE
15 2 (0.29%) CCNP
15 2 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.77%) QA
2 47 (6.89%) SLA
3 39 (5.72%) PMO
4 24 (3.52%) GDPR
5 19 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (2.20%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.91%) COBIT
8 9 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (1.03%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.73%) HMG Infosec
11 4 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.44%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.15%) HL7
14 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 14 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) KVM
3 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Squid
4 1 (0.15%) UAG
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) SCOM
2 12 (1.76%) SCCM
3 6 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.59%) Netcool
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Opsview
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 61 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.04%) SAP
3 39 (5.72%) Cisco
4 27 (3.96%) Oracle
5 23 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.64%) HP
7 16 (2.35%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.61%) BMC
9 11 (1.61%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.47%) Ariba
11 9 (1.32%) VMware
12 8 (1.17%) Remedy
12 8 (1.17%) Riverbed
13 7 (1.03%) Tableau
14 5 (0.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 5 (0.73%) Verint
15 4 (0.59%) Adobe
15 4 (0.59%) Infor
15 4 (0.59%) Red Hat