Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 211 281 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.18% 13.01% 10.30%
As % of the General category 38.86% 35.89% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 239 155
Bristol median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.06% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £82.80 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.73% +524.89% -5.36%
10th Percentile £28.13 £44.56 £12.08
90th Percentile £105.00 £121.04 £14.83
South West median hourly rate £22.25 £15.16 £13.48
% change year-on-year +46.77% +12.50% -3.75%

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 543 783 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.78% 36.25% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 553 509
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +6.85%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 12
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +6.52%
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.52 £59.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +6.57%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Bristol

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 99 (46.92%) SAP
2 98 (46.45%) Telecoms
2 98 (46.45%) Finance
2 98 (46.45%) Programme Management
3 97 (45.97%) Electronics
3 97 (45.97%) Manufacturing
3 97 (45.97%) Marketing
3 97 (45.97%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (45.97%) Digital Marketing
4 56 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
6 39 (18.48%) SC Cleared
7 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
8 29 (13.74%) Azure
9 26 (12.32%) Windows
10 22 (10.43%) Project Management
11 20 (9.48%) Web Services
12 19 (9.00%) Migration
13 17 (8.06%) CSS
13 17 (8.06%) HTML
13 17 (8.06%) SharePoint
13 17 (8.06%) RESTful
13 17 (8.06%) Office 365
13 17 (8.06%) Project Delivery
14 16 (7.58%) Windows 7
15 15 (7.11%) ArchiMate
15 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
15 15 (7.11%) DevOps
15 15 (7.11%) Windows 10
15 15 (7.11%) JavaScript

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 17 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.32%) Mule
2 7 (3.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Fuse
3 5 (2.37%) CMS
3 5 (2.37%) R Markdown
4 2 (0.95%) Drupal
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Jetty
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) Figma
3 2 (0.95%) InVision
3 2 (0.95%) Marvel
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.95%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.74%) Azure
2 17 (8.06%) Office 365
3 11 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (4.27%) AWS
5 6 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.84%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.84%) Serverless
6 5 (2.37%) Azure Functions
6 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Flow
6 5 (2.37%) PowerApps
7 4 (1.90%) IaaS
7 4 (1.90%) SaaS
8 3 (1.42%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.42%) Yammer
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) PaaS
10 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) Internet
1 6 (2.84%) SSH
2 4 (1.90%) VPN
2 4 (1.90%) Wireless
3 3 (1.42%) DHCP
3 3 (1.42%) DNS
3 3 (1.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.42%) Intranet
3 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.95%) Extranet
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.47%) SNMP
5 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.84%) Power BI
3 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.42%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.84%) git-flow
3 6 (2.84%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.37%) JIRA
4 5 (2.37%) Maven
4 5 (2.37%) Selenium
4 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.42%) JMeter
5 3 (1.42%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.47%) MSI
7 1 (0.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 98 (46.45%) Finance
1 98 (46.45%) Telecoms
2 97 (45.97%) Electronics
2 97 (45.97%) Manufacturing
2 97 (45.97%) Marketing
3 2 (0.95%) Local Government
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.47%) Law
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (17.06%) Developer
2 31 (14.69%) Architect
3 25 (11.85%) Analyst
4 15 (7.11%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.69%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.21%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Deployment Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.79%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.79%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) CRM Architect
11 7 (3.32%) Designer
11 7 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM Architect
11 7 (3.32%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.32%) Windows Support Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.48%) Web Services
2 17 (8.06%) CSS
2 17 (8.06%) HTML
2 17 (8.06%) RESTful
3 10 (4.74%) Middleware
4 9 (4.27%) Apache Camel
4 9 (4.27%) SOAP
4 9 (4.27%) XML
5 8 (3.79%) Sass
6 7 (3.32%) HTML5
6 7 (3.32%) JSON
7 6 (2.84%) .NET
7 6 (2.84%) CSS3
7 6 (2.84%) Laravel
7 6 (2.84%) LESS
7 6 (2.84%) OAuth
7 6 (2.84%) OAuth2
8 5 (2.37%) Spring
8 5 (2.37%) WireMock
8 5 (2.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.37%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.90%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) NHS
7 2 (0.95%) Blog
7 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Photography
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Windows
2 16 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.11%) Windows 10
4 11 (5.21%) Linux
5 10 (4.74%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.45%) Programme Management
2 97 (45.97%) Business Intelligence
2 97 (45.97%) Digital Marketing
3 56 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (10.43%) Project Management
5 19 (9.00%) Migration
6 17 (8.06%) Project Delivery
7 15 (7.11%) ArchiMate
7 15 (7.11%) DevOps
8 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.21%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.74%) Change Management
10 10 (4.74%) CRM
10 10 (4.74%) TDD
11 9 (4.27%) Open Source
11 9 (4.27%) Scrum
11 9 (4.27%) SOA
11 9 (4.27%) User Stories
12 8 (3.79%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
1 15 (7.11%) SQL
2 12 (5.69%) Java
3 9 (4.27%) C#
3 9 (4.27%) PHP
4 8 (3.79%) R
5 6 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.84%) Java 8
5 6 (2.84%) PHP 7
6 5 (2.37%) XPath
7 4 (1.90%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.42%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
2 39 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.79%) Degree
5 4 (1.90%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.42%) ISEB
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.42%) PMP
7 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.95%) CISM
7 2 (0.95%) CISSP
7 2 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.95%) HND
7 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.95%) RIBA
8 1 (0.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.90%) PMO
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (1.42%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.47%) Consul
3 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (46.92%) SAP
2 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.27%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) Sparx
4 7 (3.32%) WSO2
5 4 (1.90%) VMware
6 3 (1.42%) Informatica
6 3 (1.42%) Talend
7 2 (0.95%) Adobe
7 2 (0.95%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco
7 2 (0.95%) Dell
7 2 (0.95%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Cadence
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) Juniper
8 1 (0.47%) Northgate
8 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.47%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.47%) Veeam