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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 138 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 9 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.82 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.20 £36.90 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.81%
Requirements Management
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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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Dorset - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Change Control
4 10 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) Validation
6 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) C
7 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (20.00%) UML
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) SysML
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
9 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.29%) Marketing
9 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 5 (14.29%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) Document Management
10 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.43%) InfoPath
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.86%) OrientDB
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Avionics
4 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (11.43%) Project Officer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) JMS
1 1 (2.86%) WSDL
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) PMI
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Change Control
2 9 (25.71%) Validation
3 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) SysML
5 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
6 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Document Management
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Ada
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) HNC
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.71%) MOS
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) XenApp
1 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Software AG