Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Forecasting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Forecasting over the 6 months to 12 November 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.

Business Forecasting
England > South West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 198 209
Rank change year-on-year -24 +11 0
Contract jobs citing Business Forecasting 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.016% 0.036% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.043% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median daily rate £550 - £238
England median daily rate £413 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -8.33% +28.57% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £170.00

Business Forecasting 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,358 4,632 4,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.92% 83.50% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,369 2,921 3,180
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £237
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 195 271
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.08% +18.24% -22.11%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

Business Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Forecasting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Forecasting in the South West

Business Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Forecasting in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Forecasting in the South West

Business Forecasting
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Forecasting within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 1 £550 -
Business Forecasting
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Forecasting 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 South West region with a requirement for Business Forecasting.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Business Forecasting
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware