Period
to 30 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Self-Motivation
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 64 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 48 32 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.42% 2.16% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.57% 9.04% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 34
10th Percentile £246 £213 £152
25th Percentile £313 £313 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £392 £450 £419
Median % change year-on-year -12.84% +7.46% +4.69%
75th Percentile £518 £538 £500
90th Percentile £538 £615 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.62% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £12.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -17.86%
South East median hourly rate £51.25 £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +201.47% +41.67% -16.26%

Self-Motivation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 560 354 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.21% 23.85% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 196 529
10th Percentile £234 £216 £275
25th Percentile £350 £274 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £413 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +8.43%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £525
90th Percentile £594 £616 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 69
10th Percentile £26.25 £14.95 "
25th Percentile £45.88 £17.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate £60.00 £28.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +114.29% +64.71% -2.86%
75th Percentile £62.50 £42.00 £72.50
90th Percentile £65.25 £48.75 £83.75
South East median hourly rate £35.17 £29.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.23% +17.00% -16.67%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Berkshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Berkshire

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in Berkshire over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Berkshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Berkshire

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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
Reading -14 22 £425 +3.03% 17
Bracknell 0 7 £325 -29.81% 3
Slough -2 7 £250 +92.31% 4
Maidenhead - 6 £520 - 2
Self-Motivation
South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Self-Motivation 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
2 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Finance
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (12.50%) HTML
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
8 6 (12.50%) Azure
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (10.42%) 5G
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) Data Management
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) IIS
9 5 (10.42%) Windows
9 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
10 4 (8.33%) Service Design
10 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.33%) Citrix
10 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.33%) Internet
10 4 (8.33%) Unix

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Azure
2 3 (6.25%) AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) 5G
1 5 (10.42%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) GGSN
3 3 (6.25%) SGSN
3 3 (6.25%) SS7
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) 2G
4 2 (4.17%) 3G
4 2 (4.17%) 4G
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Tableau
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) Power BI
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.08%) FishEye
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
2 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Electronics
7 1 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Local Government
7 1 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
2 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Architect
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Designer
4 2 (4.17%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Governance Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.17%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.17%) Life Science
2 2 (4.17%) SCORM
3 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.42%) Data Management
4 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) SDLC
5 4 (8.33%) Service Design
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C#
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) AWK
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) C-shell
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) sed
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) CISM
3 3 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CRISC
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 31000
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (4.17%) NIST 800
1 2 (4.17%) P3O
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Huawei
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee
4 2 (4.17%) Nokia
4 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Aruba
5 1 (2.08%) BT
5 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
5 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.08%) Marketo
5 1 (2.08%) MathWorks
5 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Veeam