The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 112 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31  
Contract jobs citing Supplier Management 20 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.16% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £286 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.75
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
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 in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Supplier Management in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Supplier Management in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Supplier Management in the West Midlands

Supplier Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry +19 11 £419 +46.22%
Birmingham +9 3 £450 -
Warwickshire +5 3 £550 +27.90% 1
Staffordshire +1 1 £450 +9.42%
Supplier Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Supplier Management.

1 22 (48.89%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (15.56%) Line Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) PMI
8 6 (13.33%) PMP
8 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 5 (11.11%) CRM
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.89%) VoIP
10 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (6.67%) Analytics
11 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.67%) Contract Management
11 3 (6.67%) Dynamics 365

Supplier Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.67%) CRM Manager
5 3 (6.67%) CRM Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) IT Procurement Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Procurement Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.33%) PMI
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Line Management
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Contract Management
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.44%) Change Control
11 2 (4.44%) Coaching
11 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.44%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.33%) PMP
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) SAP