Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 83 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 16 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 1.23% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.48% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 28
Bristol median daily rate £375 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +5.81% -25.12%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £330
90th Percentile £516 £465 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £36.00 £66.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.66% -
South West median hourly rate £17.00 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -59.28% -1.76% +88.89%

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 1,417 1,348 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.11% 82.90% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 907 1,048
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -2.63%
10th Percentile £267 £242 £254
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £405 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 56
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.92 £14.06
90th Percentile £47.40 £50.10 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +17.65%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Blue Prism
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (31.25%) Firmware
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (18.75%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) CISM

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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (18.75%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) OSCP
2 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) IAG
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
1 1 (6.25%) Graphite
1 1 (6.25%) Graylog
1 1 (6.25%) Icinga
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Automation Anywhere
1 5 (31.25%) Blue Prism
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos