Period
to 12 December 2018

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

Technical Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 193 192
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Technical Analysis 17 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +48.15% -36.47%
10th Percentile £413 £371 £222
90th Percentile £464 £445 £411
England median daily rate £625 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +63.64% -35.29%

Technical Analysis 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 5,568 4,683 4,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.87% 83.43% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 2,936 3,147
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 200 294
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -0.75% -15.29%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.67 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

Technical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
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 Technical Analysis in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analysis in the South West

Technical Analysis
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 Technical Analysis within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -8 11 £425 +6.25% 4
Devon - 5 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Technical Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analysis 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 Technical Analysis.

1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UML
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
2 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Talend
2 5 (29.41%) ETL Development
3 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) GDB
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Ada
4 3 (17.65%) SLA

Technical Analysis
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 (5.88%) Simulink
1 1 (5.88%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
2 4 (23.53%) BGP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (23.53%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) TACACS
4 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (23.53%) GDB
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Talend Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) ETL Development
1 5 (29.41%) UML
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Capture
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) SysML
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Ada
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Talend
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) MathWorks
4 1 (5.88%) VMware