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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supplier Management
UK
Rank 318 265 299
Rank change year-on-year -53 +34  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 308 451 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.03% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 343 232
Median daily rate £425 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £442 £400
% change year-on-year -3.73% +10.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.90 £15.95 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -30.19%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Supplier Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 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
England -57 273 £425 -5.55% 52
London -31 94 £463 -2.63% 15
South East +14 61 £438 -1.68% 12
North West -23 28 £425 -5.55% 7
West Midlands -5 26 £438 -5.40% 5
Scotland +34 25 £422 -0.82% 1
Yorkshire -10 22 £425 +3.03% 8
East of England -3 19 £469 +10.29%
City of London +16 18 £459 -0.81% 4
Manchester +17 17 £425 +26.86% 1
West Yorkshire -13 16 £425 +3.03% 6
Edinburgh +18 13 £425 -10.52%
South West -7 13 £388 -6.62% 5
Hampshire +7 12 £425 - 5
Leeds -9 11 £425 -19.04% 4
West Sussex +9 9 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -4 9 £380 -10.05% 3
Berkshire +11 8 £425 -5.02% 3
Kent +17 7 £413 -21.42%
Surrey +16 7 £510 +14.92% 1
Bristol +3 7 £375 +6.53% 2
Northamptonshire +2 7 £380 +26.66% 2
Glasgow +9 6 £375 -7.40% 1
Liverpool +5 6 £475 +156.75% 1
Merseyside +3 6 £475 +156.75% 2
Hertfordshire -2 6 £475 -9.52%
Bromley +17 5 £575 +4.54%
York +16 5 £425 +6.25% 1
North Yorkshire +12 5 £425 +6.25% 2
Cheshire +5 5 £388 -29.54% 3

Supplier Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 210 (36.46%) Project Management
2 207 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 193 (33.51%) Finance
4 103 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (17.01%) ITIL
6 92 (15.97%) PRINCE2
7 75 (13.02%) Microsoft
8 64 (11.11%) Change Management
9 56 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (9.55%) Migration
11 54 (9.38%) Risk Management
11 54 (9.38%) Service Management
12 49 (8.51%) MS Excel
13 46 (7.99%) Service Delivery
14 45 (7.81%) Waterfall
15 44 (7.64%) Degree
16 42 (7.29%) MS Project
17 39 (6.77%) MS Office
17 39 (6.77%) CRM
17 39 (6.77%) Business Analysis
17 39 (6.77%) Security Cleared
18 36 (6.25%) Oracle
18 36 (6.25%) Office 365
19 35 (6.08%) Data Centre
19 35 (6.08%) Banking
20 34 (5.90%) Management Information System
21 33 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
22 32 (5.56%) SC Cleared
22 32 (5.56%) SAP
22 32 (5.56%) Retail

Supplier Management
Top Related 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 22 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.56%) CMS
2 9 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 3 (0.52%) Drupal
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.35%) Documentum
6 2 (0.35%) Kentico
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) Moodle
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.29%) MS Project
3 39 (6.77%) MS Office
4 11 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.69%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.69%) Maximo
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.69%) Primavera
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.25%) Office 365
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.39%) SaaS
5 7 (1.22%) IaaS
6 5 (0.87%) PaaS
7 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.30%) WAN
2 12 (2.08%) Firewall
2 12 (2.08%) LAN
3 7 (1.22%) Network Security
4 6 (1.04%) Skype
5 4 (0.69%) VoIP
6 3 (0.52%) HTTP
6 3 (0.52%) Internet
6 3 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.52%) SAN
6 3 (0.52%) WLAN
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) IPsec
7 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.35%) PABX
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.52%) Big Data
4 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.52%) MySQL
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.35%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.35%) GIS
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.35%) OLAP
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.35%) Power BI
5 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.04%) JIRA
2 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.52%) Selenium
3 2 (0.35%) Babel
3 2 (0.35%) Grunt
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) gulp
4 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 193 (33.51%) Finance
2 35 (6.08%) Banking
3 32 (5.56%) Retail
4 28 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.65%) Legal
6 15 (2.60%) Billing
7 14 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.43%) Marketing
8 7 (1.22%) Local Government
9 6 (1.04%) Advertising
9 6 (1.04%) Law
10 5 (0.87%) Automotive
10 5 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (35.94%) Project Manager
2 68 (11.81%) IT Manager
3 63 (10.94%) Analyst
4 54 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 46 (7.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 44 (7.64%) Architect
7 38 (6.60%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.73%) IT Project Manager
8 33 (5.73%) Senior Manager
9 31 (5.38%) Service Manager
10 27 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (4.17%) Programme Manager
12 20 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
13 19 (3.30%) Consultant
13 19 (3.30%) Developer
14 18 (3.13%) Procurement Manager
14 18 (3.13%) Test Manager
15 17 (2.95%) Applications Manager
16 15 (2.60%) Business Manager
17 14 (2.43%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.74%) Node.js
1 10 (1.74%) REST
2 8 (1.39%) CSS
3 6 (1.04%) .NET
3 6 (1.04%) GStreamer
3 6 (1.04%) HTML
4 5 (0.87%) EDI
4 5 (0.87%) EDIFACT
4 5 (0.87%) Web Services
5 4 (0.69%) HTML5
6 3 (0.52%) JMS
6 3 (0.52%) Sass
6 3 (0.52%) XSLT
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.35%) SAML
8 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.17%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.56%) NHS
5 7 (1.22%) FMCG
5 7 (1.22%) User Experience
6 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.04%) PMI
7 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.69%) Streaming Video
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.52%) CMDB
8 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.52%) EPoS
8 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.35%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.35%) IPTV
9 2 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.99%) Windows
2 18 (3.13%) Linux
3 7 (1.22%) Android
4 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Unix
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (36.46%) Project Management
2 207 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (17.01%) ITIL
5 92 (15.97%) PRINCE2
6 64 (11.11%) Change Management
7 55 (9.55%) Migration
8 54 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 54 (9.38%) Service Management
9 46 (7.99%) Service Delivery
10 45 (7.81%) Waterfall
11 39 (6.77%) Business Analysis
11 39 (6.77%) CRM
12 33 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (5.21%) Contract Management
14 26 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 25 (4.34%) Change Control
15 25 (4.34%) ITIL V3
15 25 (4.34%) Line Management
16 23 (3.99%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.65%) SQL
2 9 (1.56%) C
2 9 (1.56%) Java
2 9 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.52%) ES6
3 3 (0.52%) R
3 3 (0.52%) XPath
3 3 (0.52%) XQuery
4 2 (0.35%) PHP
4 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (7.64%) Degree
2 39 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 30 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (3.30%) PMI Certification
7 17 (2.95%) PMP
8 14 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.04%) ISEB
9 6 (1.04%) MCSE
9 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.69%) MCSA
11 3 (0.52%) CCNA
11 3 (0.52%) CISM
11 3 (0.52%) CISSP
12 2 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) CEH
12 2 (0.35%) CISA
12 2 (0.35%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.69%) QA
2 23 (3.99%) PMO
2 23 (3.99%) SLA
3 8 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.87%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.35%) GDPR
6 2 (0.35%) IFRS
6 2 (0.35%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.35%) SnapMirror
2 2 (0.35%) WSUS
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) MOM
3 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 75 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.25%) Oracle
3 32 (5.56%) SAP
4 16 (2.78%) Cisco
5 14 (2.43%) HP
6 11 (1.91%) Avaya
7 7 (1.22%) IBM
7 7 (1.22%) VMware
8 6 (1.04%) Citrix
8 6 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.04%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.69%) BMC
10 4 (0.69%) CA
10 4 (0.69%) Cognos
11 3 (0.52%) Apple
11 3 (0.52%) Ariba
11 3 (0.52%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.52%) NetApp
11 3 (0.52%) OpenText
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