Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 January 2019 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 139 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 -29 +25
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 64 54 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 1.03% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.24% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 56
South West median daily rate £434 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.68% +20.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £221 £263
90th Percentile £540 £594 £494
England median daily rate £425 £440 £401
% change year-on-year -3.41% +9.66% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
South West median hourly rate £58.75 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +2.94% +0.09%
10th Percentile £47.00 £39.38 £40.05
90th Percentile £64.75 £46.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.32 £36.25 £18.94
% change year-on-year -52.22% +91.39% -53.52%

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 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 5,464 4,348 4,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.68% 82.57% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 2,712 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £253 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 177 290
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the South West

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in the South West

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in the South West

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in the South West

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Customer Requirements in the South West

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Bristol +1 24 £500 +18.34% 23
Wiltshire -24 19 £350 -26.42% 7
Gloucestershire -7 11 £434 - 6
Cornwall - 6 £300 -
Devon -30 1 £425 -10.53% 4
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (35.94%) Oracle
4 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
6 13 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (20.31%) Windows
6 13 (20.31%) Middleware
7 12 (18.75%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) Process Management
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle ADF
8 11 (17.19%) Content Management
8 11 (17.19%) WebCenter
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (15.63%) ITIL
10 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
11 7 (10.94%) ERP
11 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
11 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (10.94%) SaaS
12 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (9.38%) SCCM

Customer Requirements
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
1 5 (7.81%) LAN
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.69%) Power BI
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Military
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) BPM Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Packager
8 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Middleware
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle ADF
2 11 (17.19%) WebCenter
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) REST
4 2 (3.13%) SOAP
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) WSDL
5 1 (1.56%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Robotics
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Content Management
2 11 (17.19%) Process Management
3 10 (15.63%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) ERP
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (7.81%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.69%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) HND
6 1 (1.56%) MCDST
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
2 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix
3 4 (6.25%) Symantec
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Juniper
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Talend