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 28 June 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.

Requirements Management
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 117 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 21 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.97% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £360 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £261 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -0.29% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.54% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £36.02
% change year-on-year +61.81% -23.65%  

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 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 5507 5650
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 283 297
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 28 June 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
Devon - 9 £469 - 1
Wiltshire +1 5 £400 -11.11%
Bristol -2 5 £380 +8.57% 4
Gloucestershire +2 1 £324 - 1
Somerset -8 1 £360 -
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) C
4 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) Change Control
6 8 (18.18%) UML
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
7 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
7 7 (15.91%) Degree
7 7 (15.91%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) Java
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (15.91%) SDLC
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 6 (13.64%) Physics
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (13.64%) Document Management
8 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) Military
9 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Big Data
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Requirements Management
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 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) FCoE
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.55%) TestPartner
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 18 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Project Officer
4 6 (13.64%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (13.64%) Support Officer
5 4 (9.09%) Requirements Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Process Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) ASIC
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) AIX
1 1 (2.27%) HPUX
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Solaris
1 1 (2.27%) SUSE
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Change Control
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) UML
4 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
4 7 (15.91%) SDLC
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.64%) Document Management
5 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 6 (13.64%) Physics
5 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) User Stories
7 4 (9.09%) MODAF
7 4 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) SysML
7 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
2 7 (15.91%) C++
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Ada
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) C-shell
4 1 (2.27%) Korn
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Samba
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos
2 1 (2.27%) F5
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Opsware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.27%) Sun
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago