The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 82 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs citing Time Management 65 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 0.52% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.74% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 17
Average daily rate £350 £135 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -58.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £135 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.98 £31.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-58.79% +119.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Time Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
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Devon - 31 £325 -
Bristol +4 19 £350 - 10
Dorset -5 6 £259 - 5
Wiltshire -16 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire +4 2 £300 - 1
Somerset - 2 £375 - 1
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) Scrum
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 16 (17.39%) Kanban
5 15 (16.30%) ITIL
5 15 (16.30%) Windows
6 14 (15.22%) Oracle
6 14 (15.22%) Finance
7 13 (14.13%) SOAP
8 12 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
9 11 (11.96%) Java
10 10 (10.87%) QA
11 9 (9.78%) Performance Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
11 9 (9.78%) ISTQB
11 9 (9.78%) Alfresco
11 9 (9.78%) Web Services
11 9 (9.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (7.61%) Project Management
12 7 (7.61%) Service Management
12 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
12 7 (7.61%) Banking
12 7 (7.61%) Apache
12 7 (7.61%) Linux
12 7 (7.61%) PHP
12 7 (7.61%) PHP5
12 7 (7.61%) CentOS
12 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) Alfresco
2 7 (7.61%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) LDAP
2 4 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) X.509
4 1 (1.09%) DHCP
4 1 (1.09%) DNS
4 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.35%) DB2
1 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.61%) FitNesse
3 5 (5.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.43%) Selenium
3 5 (5.43%) Capybara
4 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Developer
2 9 (9.78%) Tester
3 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
3 7 (7.61%) Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Applications Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (5.43%) Administrator
4 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Automated Tester
5 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (3.26%) Architect
6 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Microstrategy Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) SOAP
2 9 (9.78%) Web Services
3 7 (7.61%) Zend Framework
4 5 (5.43%) JSON
4 5 (5.43%) RESTful
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (4.35%) REST
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.35%) Spring
6 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.17%) Struts
7 2 (2.17%) JSP
8 1 (1.09%) JSF
8 1 (1.09%) HTML
8 1 (1.09%) J2EE
8 1 (1.09%) CSS
8 1 (1.09%) Ajax
8 1 (1.09%) Java EE
8 1 (1.09%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.35%) Open Source
3 3 (3.26%) Statistics
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) CentOS
3 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.43%) zOS
4 5 (5.43%) UNIX
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.09%) MVS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) Scrum
3 16 (17.39%) Kanban
4 15 (16.30%) ITIL
5 12 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 9 (9.78%) Performance Testing
6 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.61%) Refactoring
8 6 (6.52%) Document Management
8 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.43%) BPEL
9 5 (5.43%) ITSM
9 5 (5.43%) BPMN
10 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) Java
3 7 (7.61%) PHP
3 7 (7.61%) PHP5
4 3 (3.26%) C
5 2 (2.17%) Ruby
5 2 (2.17%) Delphi
5 2 (2.17%) PL/1
6 1 (1.09%) COBOL
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.52%) ISEB
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.43%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.09%) MCDST
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Zend
4 6 (6.52%) Intalio
4 6 (6.52%) SAP
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) JBoss
6 4 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.35%) Symantec
7 3 (3.26%) hybris
7 3 (3.26%) FalconStor
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (1.09%) Actuate
9 1 (1.09%) CA
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) Remedy
9 1 (1.09%) Talend
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