Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 88 98
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.68% 1.09% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.33% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Bristol median daily rate £423 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £368 £303 £375
90th Percentile £624 £461 £495
South West median daily rate £475 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +223.08% -
10th Percentile £38.75 £39.90 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.70 £28.65
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.09% +102.19%

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 1,496 1,282 1,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 78.82% 82.55% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 885 1,046
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £262
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 47
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £26.58 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.15% +6.30% -23.08%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.33% -4.46% +37.72%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Broadband
2 3 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Pega
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Broadband
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Pega Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
1 2 (15.38%) Huawei
1 2 (15.38%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Pega
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds