Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 20 February 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.

Creative Thinking
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 105 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +125
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
South East median daily rate £435 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +28.89% -3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -69.41% - -

Creative Thinking 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,832 1,452 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.67% 83.64% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 779 926
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.53 £42.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Creative Thinking in Buckinghamshire

Creative Thinking
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Milton Keynes -21 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £135 - 1
Creative Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) HNC
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
1 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Google