Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Customer Requirements
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 80 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 -21 +32
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 12 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 1.57% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.91% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 27
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -15.12%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £317
90th Percentile £480 £475 £404
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.67% -
10th Percentile £26.25 £25.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £28.75 £29.25 £41.75
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -26.67% -18.17%

Customer Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,517 1,413 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.81% 82.15% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 959 1,116
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £272 £250 £255
90th Percentile £531 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £33.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -11.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.09 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £50.25 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Bristol

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Bristol

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Bristol

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Power BI
5 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) NFS

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ADSL
1 2 (16.67%) BGP
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (16.67%) Junos
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) OSPF
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) VRRP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Power BI
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Robotics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCT
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Meraki
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens
3 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard