Period
to 5 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
South West > Bristol
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 102 212 265
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 12.70% 11.82% 12.89%
As % of the General category 36.43% 39.26% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 181 247
Median daily rate £450 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +6.92%
10th Percentile £213 £280 £313
90th Percentile £738 £638 £588
South West median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.25 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.82% +55.11% -8.67%
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £17.25 £15.16
% change year-on-year +39.13% +13.79% +8.52%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 280 540 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.87% 30.10% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 357 535
Median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +10.26%
10th Percentile £281 £221 £306
90th Percentile £604 £625 £588
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 27
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -39.02% +110.53%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.75 £13.44
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £52.52
Median hourly rate £43.25 £28.49 £31.12
% change year-on-year +51.81% -8.44% +13.15%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (27.45%) Programme Management
5 26 (25.49%) Electronics
5 26 (25.49%) Telecoms
5 26 (25.49%) Manufacturing
5 26 (25.49%) SAP
5 26 (25.49%) Marketing
5 26 (25.49%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.67%) Azure
8 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.76%) Java
11 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 11 (10.78%) ITIL
13 10 (9.80%) Windows
13 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.82%) ITSM
14 9 (8.82%) DevOps
14 9 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
15 8 (7.84%) Service Management
15 8 (7.84%) SQL
15 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
16 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (6.86%) Sparx
17 6 (5.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
17 6 (5.88%) Power Platform

Public Sector
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 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) Mule
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (5.88%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.92%) AWS
5 3 (2.94%) Logic Apps
5 3 (2.94%) Power Automate
6 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (1.96%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.98%) GCP
7 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) LAN
2 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) Power BI
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.98%) Redis
4 1 (0.98%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Cypress.io
2 2 (1.96%) Maven
2 2 (1.96%) RStudio
3 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 26 (25.49%) Electronics
2 26 (25.49%) Manufacturing
2 26 (25.49%) Marketing
2 26 (25.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Developer
2 14 (13.73%) Architect
3 13 (12.75%) Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) Data Architect
5 6 (5.88%) Designer
5 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) User Researcher
7 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Content Designer
8 3 (2.94%) CRM Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Data Modeller
8 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (2.94%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Node.js
2 5 (4.90%) CSS
2 5 (4.90%) HTML
3 4 (3.92%) .NET
3 4 (3.92%) .NET Core
4 3 (2.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.96%) Spring
6 1 (0.98%) Flask
6 1 (0.98%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.98%) JSON
6 1 (0.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.98%) REST
6 1 (0.98%) RESTful
6 1 (0.98%) Sass
6 1 (0.98%) Shiny
6 1 (0.98%) SOAP
6 1 (0.98%) XML
6 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) BYOD
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.98%) Cyberattack
4 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.94%) Android
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.98%) Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.98%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.98%) VMS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (27.45%) Programme Management
4 26 (25.49%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.78%) ITIL
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.82%) DevOps
8 9 (8.82%) ITSM
9 8 (7.84%) Service Management
10 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (5.88%) Project Management
12 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.90%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.92%) CRM
13 4 (3.92%) Test Automation
13 4 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) Java
2 8 (7.84%) SQL
3 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (1.96%) R
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.98%) VB
5 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) CCAB
3 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) APMG
5 1 (0.98%) HNC
5 1 (0.98%) HND
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) NCSC
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) SAP
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Sparx
4 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 3 (2.94%) Dell
6 3 (2.94%) Juniper
6 3 (2.94%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.96%) Avaya
7 2 (1.96%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.98%) WSO2