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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 328 263
Rank change year-on-year +42 -65  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 357 366 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.83% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 260 308
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £9.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.77% -58.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £21.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £17.05 £21.95
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
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

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 25 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management over the 3 months to 25 June 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 25 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
England +51 335 £450 -0.11% 49
London +20 113 £475 -5.94% 11
South East +65 93 £425 -10.52% 8
East of England -5 28 £438 +5.42% 6
Hampshire +19 26 £430 -9.47%
North West +10 25 £450 -11.76% 2
Berkshire +35 22 £398 -0.62% 1
South West +2 22 £220 -41.68% 10
Yorkshire +26 20 £450 -10.00% 10
West Midlands +14 20 £450 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire +23 18 £450 -10.00% 10
Scotland +19 17 £475 +11.76% 4
Leeds +19 14 £450 -10.00% 6
Bedfordshire +1 14 £438 -5.91% 2
East Midlands -7 14 £450 - 1
Manchester +17 13 £450 +5.88%
Surrey +7 13 £500 +11.11% 3
City of London -2 12 £475 +11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 12 £415 -12.63% 2
Coventry +19 11 £419 +46.22%
Cornwall 0 9 £180 -16.27%
Edinburgh -4 9 £469 +4.16% 2
Milton Keynes -19 9 £415 -12.63% 2
Reading - 8 - -
Portsmouth - 7 £430 -
Lancashire 0 6 £475 -29.62%
Northamptonshire 0 6 £450 +5.88%
Hertfordshire -2 6 £550 +37.50%
Devon - 6 £215 -
Kent - 6 £425 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 267 (39.79%) Project Management
2 228 (33.98%) Finance
3 207 (30.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 135 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (19.37%) ITIL
6 107 (15.95%) PRINCE2
7 90 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 75 (11.18%) Service Management
9 71 (10.58%) Migration
10 61 (9.09%) Change Management
11 59 (8.79%) Service Delivery
12 56 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
14 51 (7.60%) Risk Management
14 51 (7.60%) Security Cleared
15 49 (7.30%) Degree
16 46 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
16 46 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
17 45 (6.71%) Waterfall
18 43 (6.41%) Contract Management
18 43 (6.41%) QA
18 43 (6.41%) Management Information System
19 42 (6.26%) Office 365
20 39 (5.81%) Telecoms
21 38 (5.66%) Retail
22 37 (5.51%) Business Analysis
23 36 (5.37%) Oracle
24 35 (5.22%) PMI Certification
24 35 (5.22%) SC Cleared
25 34 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 18 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.75%) Mule
5 4 (0.60%) CMS
5 4 (0.60%) Drupal
5 4 (0.60%) IIS
5 4 (0.60%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.30%) Confluence
7 2 (0.30%) Documentum
7 2 (0.30%) Kentico
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Moodle
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Stata
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.60%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.60%) Maximo
4 4 (0.60%) Primavera
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.26%) Office 365
2 13 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.49%) SaaS
4 9 (1.34%) PaaS
5 8 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.04%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.45%) G Suite
7 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.24%) LAN
2 14 (2.09%) WAN
3 9 (1.34%) Firewall
3 9 (1.34%) VoIP
4 7 (1.04%) Network Security
5 4 (0.60%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.60%) Skype
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.30%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) MPLS
7 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.30%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.15%) LTE
8 1 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.15%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.45%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.30%) MySQL
6 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.30%) OLAP
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Big Data
7 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.15%) Power BI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.19%) JIRA
1 8 (1.19%) Selenium
2 5 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (0.75%) Babel
2 5 (0.75%) Grunt
2 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.75%) SoapUI
2 5 (0.75%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.30%) gulp
5 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 228 (33.98%) Finance
2 39 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.66%) Retail
4 32 (4.77%) Banking
5 31 (4.62%) Legal
6 15 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.94%) Marketing
8 12 (1.79%) Law
9 6 (0.89%) Billing
9 6 (0.89%) Local Government
10 5 (0.75%) Advertising
10 5 (0.75%) Electronics
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 225 (33.53%) Project Manager
2 80 (11.92%) IT Manager
3 73 (10.88%) Analyst
4 47 (7.00%) Architect
5 46 (6.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 41 (6.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 40 (5.96%) Senior Manager
8 33 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
9 29 (4.32%) Senior Project Manager
10 28 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.17%) Service Manager
11 26 (3.87%) Programme Manager
12 24 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
13 22 (3.28%) Developer
14 21 (3.13%) Consultant
15 20 (2.98%) Supplier Manager
16 19 (2.83%) Deployment Manager
17 17 (2.53%) Applications Manager
17 17 (2.53%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.09%) HTML
1 14 (2.09%) Node.js
2 13 (1.94%) CSS
3 10 (1.49%) Web Services
4 9 (1.34%) EDI
4 9 (1.34%) EDIFACT
5 8 (1.19%) HTML5
5 8 (1.19%) REST
6 7 (1.04%) .NET
6 7 (1.04%) Sass
7 6 (0.89%) GStreamer
8 5 (0.75%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.75%) JPA
8 5 (0.75%) SOAP
8 5 (0.75%) Spring
8 5 (0.75%) Spring Cloud
8 5 (0.75%) Swagger
9 4 (0.60%) XML
10 2 (0.30%) jQuery
10 2 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.02%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.28%) User Experience
5 16 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (1.49%) NHS
6 10 (1.49%) PMI
7 9 (1.34%) CMDB
8 8 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.04%) FMCG
9 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.60%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.13%) Windows
2 18 (2.68%) Linux
3 10 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.45%) Android
6 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Unix
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (39.79%) Project Management
2 207 (30.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (19.37%) ITIL
5 107 (15.95%) PRINCE2
6 75 (11.18%) Service Management
7 71 (10.58%) Migration
8 61 (9.09%) Change Management
9 59 (8.79%) Service Delivery
10 51 (7.60%) Risk Management
11 45 (6.71%) Waterfall
12 43 (6.41%) Contract Management
13 37 (5.51%) Business Analysis
14 34 (5.07%) CRM
14 34 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 32 (4.77%) People Management
16 31 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (4.62%) ITIL V3
17 30 (4.47%) Change Control
18 29 (4.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.68%) Java
2 14 (2.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (1.94%) SQL
4 10 (1.49%) C
5 7 (1.04%) ES6
6 4 (0.60%) Python
7 3 (0.45%) R
8 2 (0.30%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.15%) C#
9 1 (0.15%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) Ruby
9 1 (0.15%) VB
9 1 (0.15%) XPath
9 1 (0.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.30%) Degree
3 35 (5.22%) PMI Certification
3 35 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.92%) PMP
5 20 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (2.24%) ISEB
6 15 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.75%) CISSP
11 4 (0.60%) CISM
11 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.60%) MCSE
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) APMP
12 3 (0.45%) CISA
12 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.41%) QA
2 29 (4.32%) PMO
2 29 (4.32%) SLA
3 16 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 9 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.89%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.75%) GDPR
7 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.60%) COBIT
8 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.30%) GAAP
10 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.30%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.15%) Squid
5 1 (0.15%) UAG
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.24%) SCCM
2 5 (0.75%) Netcool
2 5 (0.75%) SCOM
3 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.15%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.37%) Oracle
3 34 (5.07%) SAP
4 25 (3.73%) Cisco
5 17 (2.53%) BMC
6 15 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.94%) Remedy
8 12 (1.79%) HP
9 10 (1.49%) Ariba
9 10 (1.49%) IBM
10 9 (1.34%) VMware
11 8 (1.19%) Snow
12 6 (0.89%) Citrix
12 6 (0.89%) WorldPay
13 5 (0.75%) Avaya
13 5 (0.75%) Verint
13 5 (0.75%) Wyse
14 4 (0.60%) Apple
14 4 (0.60%) CA
14 4 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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