Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Customer Requirements
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 19 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.33% 5.49% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 7.14% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Solihull median daily rate - £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +68.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £438 £439
% change year-on-year -8.57% -0.28% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - £15.38

Customer Requirements 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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 197 140 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 76.65% 76.92% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 84
Solihull median daily rate £400 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.20% +8.93%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £213
90th Percentile £488 £476 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Solihull median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +190.32% -48.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £42.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £35.25 £47.50 £15.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Solihull

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Solihull.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Solihull

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) RSVP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) RSVP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Lead Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper