The table below looks at the statistics for Time 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 Time Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Time Management
Rank 94 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Time Management 56 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.45% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.99% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £15.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +71.42%
Time 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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Time 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 Time Management across the South West region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Time Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Time Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Time 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 Time Management across the South West region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Time 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 Time Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Somerset +16 19 £450 +63.63%
Devon +11 16 £325 -31.57% 2
Wiltshire +4 8 £475 +76.74% 1
Bristol -8 4 £313 -0.79% 3
Gloucestershire -9 4 £315 -25.88% 1
Dorset -3 2 £120 -56.36% 1
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Time 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 Time Management.

1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) CSS
3 27 (30.34%) SQL
4 26 (29.21%) Scrum
5 25 (28.09%) Java
5 25 (28.09%) Web Development
6 23 (25.84%) JSP
6 23 (25.84%) Apache
6 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
7 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
8 19 (21.35%) OO
9 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
10 14 (15.73%) C#
11 12 (13.48%) UML
11 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
12 11 (12.36%) Project Management
12 11 (12.36%) Ruby
13 10 (11.24%) Cisco
13 10 (11.24%) MS Office
14 9 (10.11%) C++
14 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.11%) Windows
14 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
14 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
14 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
14 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Time 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 Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.84%) Apache
1 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Office
2 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
2 3 (3.37%) Symantec.cloud
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) LAN
2 5 (5.62%) WAN
2 5 (5.62%) DHCP
2 5 (5.62%) RIP
2 5 (5.62%) MPLS
2 5 (5.62%) OSPF
2 5 (5.62%) BGP
2 5 (5.62%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) HSRP
3 4 (4.49%) GLBP
3 4 (4.49%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (4.49%) SSH
3 4 (4.49%) VRRP
3 4 (4.49%) Wireless
3 4 (4.49%) SNMP
3 4 (4.49%) VPN
3 4 (4.49%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.37%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) SSL
4 3 (3.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (5.62%) QlikView
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (5.62%) Pentaho
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.87%) Capybara
3 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (6.74%) Military
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.36%) Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Tester
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) NAS Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) NetApp Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Service Design Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) CSS
1 28 (31.46%) HTML
2 23 (25.84%) JSP
3 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
4 5 (5.62%) .NET
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.49%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.37%) WCF
6 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.37%) HTML5
7 2 (2.25%) jQuery
7 2 (2.25%) Web Services
8 1 (1.12%) Middleware
8 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.12%) Spring
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.12%) Java EE
8 1 (1.12%) CSS3
8 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.37%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Scrum
3 25 (28.09%) Web Development
4 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.35%) OO
6 12 (13.48%) UML
7 11 (12.36%) Project Management
8 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.87%) ITIL
11 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
11 6 (6.74%) SDLC
12 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.62%) CRM
12 5 (5.62%) MVC
13 4 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 25 (28.09%) Java
3 14 (15.73%) C#
4 11 (12.36%) Ruby
5 9 (10.11%) C++
6 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.74%) C
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Ada
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) CCIE
6 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) CISSP
7 2 (2.25%) PMP
7 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.25%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) CCDP
8 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) QA
1 2 (2.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Cisco
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Talend
4 5 (5.62%) Tableau
4 5 (5.62%) Birst
4 5 (5.62%) Cognos
4 5 (5.62%) Juniper
5 4 (4.49%) NetApp
5 4 (4.49%) F5
6 3 (3.37%) Isilon
6 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.37%) IronPort
6 3 (3.37%) Symantec
6 3 (3.37%) Remedy
6 3 (3.37%) McAfee
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) Intel
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle
7 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow