Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Disclosure Scotland
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 163 162
Rank change year-on-year -38 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 10 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.63% 5.56% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 43
South West median daily rate £550 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £458 £300 £265
90th Percentile £847 £492 £493
England median daily rate £475 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +10.47% +4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.50% - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £24.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +68.99% -22.66% -79.68%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 613 702 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.49% 12.97% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 426 482
South West median daily rate £420 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £250 £211 £224
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 42
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.03 £25.00
90th Percentile £51.28 £47.50 £56.08
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.97% +11.77%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Bristol -15 4 £700 +64.71%
Somerset +3 3 £525 +45.83%
Wiltshire -12 2 £425 -5.56%
Devon -12 1 - -
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 10 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Cacti
5 2 (20.00%) Grafana
5 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables

Disclosure Scotland
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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Procurement
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Transformation Director
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
1 1 (10.00%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) Grafana
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware