Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Supplier Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 858 861
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Supplier Manager 50 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 25
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £364 £213 £360
90th Percentile £775 £570 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Supplier Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Supplier Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Manager in the UK

Supplier Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Manager in the UK

Supplier Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Manager in the UK

Supplier Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Manager in the UK

Supplier Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Supplier Manager 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 +29 46 £450 - 2
UK excluding London +47 39 £425 -2.86% 3
South East -2 13 £416 -2.69%
East of England -8 11 £750 +233.33%
London -10 11 £513 +4.06%
South West +2 8 £438 -
Scotland - 3 £523 - 1
North of England +61 2 £315 -18.71% 2
North West +22 2 £315 -18.71% 1
West Midlands +31 1 - -
Midlands +21 1 - -
Wales - 1 £420 -

Supplier Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Supplier Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Supplier Manager in the job title.

1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Contract Management
3 19 (38.00%) Supplier Management
4 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (12.00%) ITSM
9 6 (12.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (10.00%) Marketing
10 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.00%) NHS
11 4 (8.00%) SAP
11 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.00%) B2C
11 4 (8.00%) Electronics

Supplier Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Broadband
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (8.00%) Electronics
4 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) German Language
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (10.00%) NHS
5 2 (4.00%) Digital TV
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Contract Management
2 19 (38.00%) Supplier Management
3 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.00%) ITSM
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.00%) B2C
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft