Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Vendor Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

Vendor Manager
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 838 817
Rank change year-on-year -39 -21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 19 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.029% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 32
UK median daily rate £456 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -5.26% +20.63%
10th Percentile £383 £413 £376
90th Percentile £586 £573 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £463
% change year-on-year - -8.11% +19.35%
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 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Vendor Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Vendor Manager in the UK

Vendor Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vendor Manager in the UK

Vendor Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vendor Manager over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vendor Manager in the UK

Vendor Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vendor Manager in the UK

Vendor Manager
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vendor Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -10 18 £438 -2.78% 4
UK excluding London +23 12 £425 - 1
London -25 7 £550 +13.40% 3
South East -18 5 - - 1
South West - 3 £425 -
North of England +44 2 £325 -23.53%
North West +14 1 £325 -23.53%
Scotland -14 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Vendor Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Vendor 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 Vendor Manager in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) Contract Management
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) GDPR
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (5.26%) Scorecard
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (5.26%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) 4G
7 1 (5.26%) Billing
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel

Vendor 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 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Contract Management
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scorecard
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft