The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 73 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
- +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £8.75 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -87.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
650 666 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.02% 78.35% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 462 294
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +80.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Bristol region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

B2B
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (100.00%) F5