The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 221 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 25 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate £350 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Management across the South East region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the South East region.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 9 £319 -20.31%
Surrey -9 5 £408 +8.66% 2
Middlesex - 5 £275 - 1
West Sussex -3 2 £525 +5.05% 3
Hampshire -23 2 £463 +15.62% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Requirements Management 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 Requirements Management.

1 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Use Case
4 8 (21.05%) Electronics
4 8 (21.05%) Validation
4 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) ISEB
5 7 (18.42%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Military
6 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.16%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) QA
7 5 (13.16%) IIBA
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall
7 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
9 3 (7.89%) CRM
9 3 (7.89%) ClearCase
9 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.89%) Linux

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Requirements Management 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 Requirements Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) ClearCase
2 3 (7.89%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 8 (21.05%) Electronics
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Military
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) French Language
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) JSF
1 1 (2.63%) iBATIS
1 1 (2.63%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.63%) IPTV
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Physics
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) ASIC
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) Use Case
3 8 (21.05%) Validation
4 7 (18.42%) UML
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 3 (7.89%) CRM
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C++
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) ISEB
4 5 (13.16%) IIBA
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) DO-254
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.63%) Primavera