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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 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.

Innovative Thinking
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 13 44
Rank change year-on-year -49 +31 -
Contract jobs citing Innovative Thinking 10 52 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.28% 8.36% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 10.28% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 1
10th Percentile £113 - -
25th Percentile £159 £131 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £210 £150 £250
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00% -
75th Percentile £525 £180 £275
90th Percentile - £203 -
East of England median daily rate £210 £153 £375
% change year-on-year +37.70% -59.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 3
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.25 -
25th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £13.00 £18.75 £16.88
90th Percentile £13.30 - £17.10
East of England median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% -

Innovative 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 625 506 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.23% 81.35% 89.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 288 218
10th Percentile £232 £151 £257
25th Percentile £363 £278 £352
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £575 £501 £550
90th Percentile £675 £588 £650
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 125 23
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.12
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% -11.43%
75th Percentile £22.00 £18.75 £29.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £22.15 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £26.99 £16.13 £25.35
% change year-on-year +67.38% -36.39% +44.86%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Innovative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Innovative Thinking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Innovative Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Innovative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Innovative Thinking
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough -37 8 £210 +40.00% 2
Cambridge - 2 £500 - 1
Innovative Thinking
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Innovative 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Innovative Thinking.

1 6 (60.00%) ITSM
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) Value Proposition
4 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching

Innovative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
1 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) ITSM
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Value Proposition
4 1 (10.00%) Disruptive Innovation
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft