Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 66 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.35% 3.53% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.26% 14.74% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 35
Bristol median daily rate £371 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +10.34% +0.69%
10th Percentile £178 £274 £298
90th Percentile £474 £488 £535
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Bristol median hourly rate £28.75 £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.73% +511.11% -73.13%
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.73% +14.10% +4.00%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 406 407 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.60% 23.93% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 269 280
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £203 £269 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £501
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £25.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% +48.91% -54.33%
10th Percentile £13.79 £17.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.50 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (22.73%) Finance
5 14 (21.21%) Project Management
5 14 (21.21%) Analytics
6 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
7 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (16.67%) Windows
8 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 11 (16.67%) QA
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.15%) Unix
10 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics
10 9 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.12%) Firewall
11 8 (12.12%) Linux
11 8 (12.12%) Banking
11 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (10.61%) Document Management
12 7 (10.61%) Network Security
12 7 (10.61%) ITIL
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (10.61%) CISSP

Degree
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 6 (9.09%) SAS
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.55%) SPSS
5 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.52%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP GTS
1 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) Network Security
4 6 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (6.06%) SAN
6 2 (3.03%) 3G
6 2 (3.03%) 4G
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
6 2 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (1.52%) 5G
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (1.52%) LTE
7 1 (1.52%) MVNO
7 1 (1.52%) Node B
7 1 (1.52%) RNC
7 1 (1.52%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (1.52%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (1.52%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.52%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.52%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.52%) Endeca
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) MS Access
6 1 (1.52%) Power BI
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) CocoaPods
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) MSTest
3 1 (1.52%) NuGet
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.73%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Consultant
2 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Security Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Analytics Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Core Network Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) MI Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.52%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.52%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.52%) React Native
5 1 (1.52%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.52%) CESG
8 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.52%) PKI
8 1 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Analytics
1 14 (21.21%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics
3 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (10.61%) Document Management
4 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 7 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (10.61%) SIEM
5 6 (9.09%) Data Management
5 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 6 (9.09%) Validation
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Content Management
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation
6 4 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) VBA
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) R
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) CISM
3 7 (10.61%) CISSP
4 6 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (6.06%) ISEB
6 3 (4.55%) HND
7 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.52%) APMP
8 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.52%) CIMA
8 1 (1.52%) CIPD
8 1 (1.52%) CLAS
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 4 (6.06%) SLA
5 3 (4.55%) GDPR
6 2 (3.03%) PMO
6 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.52%) FINREP
7 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) Xen
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Nessus
1 1 (1.52%) Nmap
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Blue Prism
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) Nintex
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.03%) EMC
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Juniper
4 2 (3.03%) Siemens
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) BT
5 1 (1.52%) Capita
5 1 (1.52%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.52%) Huawei
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy