Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Process Improvement
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 71 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 +9
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 24 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.28% 1.99% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.40% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 16
Bristol median daily rate £370 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.92% +6.00% -12.02%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £350
90th Percentile £493 £450 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £420 £390
% change year-on-year -7.74% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £36.00 -
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year -33.33% +34.58% -57.20%

Process Improvement 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 1,502 1,331 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.98% 82.72% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 919 1,035
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £545 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 49
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -19.35% -21.52%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.07 £12.90
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.75 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +33.33%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Bristol

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Process Improvement.

1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Office 365
6 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Blue Prism
6 4 (16.67%) GDPR
7 3 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS

Process Improvement
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 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.17%) 5G
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
2 1 (4.17%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Power BI
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Trainer
2 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Trainer
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
1 2 (8.33%) SAML
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 3 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (8.33%) Internal Audit
5 2 (8.33%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Security Auditing
5 2 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) OSCP
2 2 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
1 2 (8.33%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Blue Prism
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) VMware