Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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.

Process Improvement
South West > Bristol
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 71 94
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 27 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.37% 2.00% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 10
Bristol median daily rate £375 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.53% +3.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £303 £328 £342
90th Percentile £493 £469 £614
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - £26.50

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 1563 1410 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.42% 83.04% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1002 1100
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £263
90th Percentile £538 £572 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 62 39
Bristol median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.45 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.04% -11.46% +42.73%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Process Improvement.

1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (14.81%) Firmware
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) GDPR

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 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) 5G
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Project Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Trainer
4 1 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (3.70%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) SAML
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
7 2 (7.41%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) OSCP
3 2 (7.41%) SANS
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) GDPR
1 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) IAG
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco