The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Management
England / South West
Rank 111 102 130
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 25 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 1.31% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £30.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +27.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £28.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.90 £33.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

Requirements Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2116 2318 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.48% 79.88% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1528 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
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 Requirements Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +5 10 £500 -
Bristol -5 8 £360 +2.85%
Wiltshire - 3 £550 - 3
Somerset -7 2 - -
Dorset +5 1 £410 -
Devon -4 1 - - 1
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 38 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.88%) C
3 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 26 (40.63%) Finance
5 22 (34.38%) Project Management
6 21 (32.81%) Change Control
7 20 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 19 (29.69%) Degree
8 19 (29.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
10 17 (26.56%) Document Management
10 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (26.56%) Information Assurance
10 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
11 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
11 15 (23.44%) Physics
12 13 (20.31%) Validation
13 12 (18.75%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) UML
14 11 (17.19%) C++
15 9 (14.06%) TOGAF
15 9 (14.06%) MODAF
15 9 (14.06%) Change Management
16 8 (12.50%) SysML
16 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
16 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
16 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Requirements Management
Top Related 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%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.69%) Windchill
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) ENOVIA
1 3 (4.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Big Data
1 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Military
3 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Project Officer
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Project Support Officer
5 11 (17.19%) Support Officer
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Requirements Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Telephony Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) CSS
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Project Management
2 21 (32.81%) Change Control
3 20 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 19 (29.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.56%) Document Management
6 17 (26.56%) Information Assurance
6 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
7 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
7 15 (23.44%) Physics
8 13 (20.31%) Validation
9 12 (18.75%) ITIL
9 12 (18.75%) UML
10 9 (14.06%) Change Management
10 9 (14.06%) MODAF
10 9 (14.06%) TOGAF
11 8 (12.50%) SysML
11 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) C
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) C++
4 3 (4.69%) Ada
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) Degree
4 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) PTC
1 3 (4.69%) Siemens
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Sun
3 1 (1.56%) VMware