The median contractor rate for a Vendor Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Vendor Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 624 613
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Vendor Manager 9 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.047% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £475 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £405 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £559 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -15.78% -13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44572 53135 52859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28959 34612 32049
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1536 2107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Vendor Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Vendor Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 19 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 3 months to 29 April 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 +25 9 £400 -15.78%
South East +14 4 £400 -15.78%
London +20 3 £525 +16.66%
North West +39 2 £400 -27.27%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £400 -28.88%
Kettering -2 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £400 -15.78%
East Midlands -8 2 £400 -28.88%
East of England - 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 £400 -
Bedford - 2 £400 -
Luton - 2 £400 -
Reading +22 1 - -
Berkshire +20 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £250 -
Chester - 1 £250 -

Vendor Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 9 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 6 (28.57%) Contract Management
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Legal
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) SLA
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) FNZ
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements

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 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 6 (28.57%) Contract Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) FNZ