The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 117 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 26 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
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£424 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% -22.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
Requirements Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -17 8 £413 +6.46% 2
Somerset - 7 £424 -
Gloucestershire -20 1 - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 31 (56.36%) Rational DOORS
2 28 (50.91%) Validation
3 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
4 22 (40.00%) UML
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) Change Control
6 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (21.82%) SysML
7 12 (21.82%) Degree
8 11 (20.00%) Military
8 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (18.18%) Project Management
10 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.55%) Information Assurance
12 7 (12.73%) IBM
12 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.91%) MATLAB
13 6 (10.91%) Change Management
13 6 (10.91%) Avionics
13 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (9.09%) MS Office
14 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
15 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
15 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
15 4 (7.27%) Marketing
15 4 (7.27%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) SSL
1 1 (1.82%) DVB
1 1 (1.82%) VSAT
1 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Military
3 6 (10.91%) Avionics
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Electronics
6 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Development Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) SOAP
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) JMS
1 1 (1.82%) WSDL
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) CMDB
2 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.82%) PMI
2 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Validation
2 22 (40.00%) UML
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) Change Control
4 12 (21.82%) SysML
5 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.18%) Project Management
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.55%) Information Assurance
9 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
10 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) System Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.45%) Scrum
11 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.45%) OOP
11 3 (5.45%) OO
12 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) MATLAB
2 3 (5.45%) C
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) MOS
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) IBM
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Software AG
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
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