The table below looks at the statistics for SysML 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 SysML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 143 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing SysML 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.17% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £48.50 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +1.38%
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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
2399 1651 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.90% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1082 1071
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 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 110 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.26
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%

SysML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SysML Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SysML
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SysML Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SysML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SysML Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SysML
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 SysML within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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 +1 2 - -
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - -
SysML
England

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SysML 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 SysML.

1 14 (100.00%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) SSADM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Brocade
6 4 (28.57%) DoDAF
6 4 (28.57%) MODAF
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) ProCurve

SysML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SysML 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 SysML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) WSDL
1 2 (14.29%) JMS
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) wxWidgets
2 1 (7.14%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) SSADM
5 4 (28.57%) DoDAF
5 4 (28.57%) MODAF
5 4 (28.57%) ArchiMate
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Brocade
2 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Software AG