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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 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.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Skills 269 104 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.17% 19.37% 18.18%
As % of the General category 55.12% 37.68% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 43 50
10th Percentile £148 £138 £312
25th Percentile £210 £178 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £469
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -25.33% +4.17%
75th Percentile £525 £459 £524
90th Percentile £600 £500 £588
East of England median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 48 6
10th Percentile - £12.25 £11.65
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.13
Median hourly rate £13.66 £13.50 £13.13
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.86% +24.47%
75th Percentile £14.75 £14.50 £14.50
90th Percentile - £20.35 £19.25
East of England median hourly rate £13.66 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.90% +12.75%

Social Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 488 276 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 60.17% 51.40% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 115 110
10th Percentile £165 £140 £267
25th Percentile £269 £207 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £450
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £556
90th Percentile £626 £545 £639
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 122 25
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.31 £13.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% -
75th Percentile £20.19 £16.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £22.00 £21.46 £22.70
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +6.25%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
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 Social Skills within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 30 June 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 +2 175 £275 +83.33% 27
Cambridge +3 74 £475 +11.76% 151
Huntingdon +3 4 £110 -
St Neots - 1 £425 -
Social Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Social Skills 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 Social Skills.

1 77 (28.62%) ITIL
2 75 (27.88%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (21.93%) Incident Management
4 56 (20.82%) MCP
5 54 (20.07%) Service Delivery
6 45 (16.73%) Mathematics
7 41 (15.24%) Problem Management
8 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
9 37 (13.75%) Active Directory
9 37 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (11.90%) Windows
11 31 (11.52%) Degree
12 30 (11.15%) SLA
12 30 (11.15%) Microsoft 365
13 26 (9.67%) Agile
14 23 (8.55%) Change Management
14 23 (8.55%) Project Management
15 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (7.81%) Cisco
16 21 (7.81%) ITSM
16 21 (7.81%) Finance
17 19 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (6.32%) CCNA
19 16 (5.95%) SQL
19 16 (5.95%) Time Management
20 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
20 15 (5.58%) Citrix
20 15 (5.58%) German Language
21 14 (5.20%) Spanish Language
21 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel

Social Skills
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 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.74%) Drupal
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Bankmaster
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.37%) SAP PS
1 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.15%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (4.46%) AWS
2 12 (4.46%) Azure
3 5 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.49%) SaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.74%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Route 53
6 2 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.09%) DNS
2 9 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.35%) Wireless
3 7 (2.60%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.23%) HTTP
4 6 (2.23%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.23%) Internet
4 6 (2.23%) IPsec
4 6 (2.23%) Skype
4 6 (2.23%) SNMP
4 6 (2.23%) SSH
4 6 (2.23%) WebEx
5 5 (1.86%) DHCP
5 5 (1.86%) Firewall
6 4 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.49%) WAN
7 3 (1.12%) LAN
7 3 (1.12%) OSPF
7 3 (1.12%) VoIP
7 3 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.86%) MS Access
1 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
1 5 (1.86%) SQL Navigator
2 3 (1.12%) Power BI
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.37%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) JIRA
1 5 (1.86%) Toad
2 1 (0.37%) Automake
2 1 (0.37%) CMake
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.81%) Finance
3 15 (5.58%) German Language
4 14 (5.20%) Spanish Language
5 13 (4.83%) Dutch Language
5 13 (4.83%) Hungarian Language
6 11 (4.09%) Legal
7 9 (3.35%) French Language
8 8 (2.97%) Lithuanian Language
9 7 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.86%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.86%) Turkish Language
11 4 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.49%) Polish Language
11 4 (1.49%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (1.49%) Romanian Language
12 3 (1.12%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (37.92%) Analyst
2 66 (24.54%) Service Analyst
3 65 (24.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 40 (14.87%) Service Desk Agent
5 38 (14.13%) Call Centre Analyst
6 37 (13.75%) Customer Analyst
7 21 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (3.35%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.35%) Technical Services Analyst
10 8 (2.97%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.23%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.23%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (1.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (1.86%) Change Analyst
12 5 (1.86%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (1.86%) Technical Support
12 5 (1.86%) Technical Support Engineer
13 4 (1.49%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.86%) LDAP
2 3 (1.12%) JSON
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.37%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.37%) Spring
3 1 (0.37%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (3.35%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.35%) iPhone
3 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.49%) Replication
5 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.12%) Biotechnology
5 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.12%) Life Science
5 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.12%) Social Media
5 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.74%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.74%) NHS
6 2 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.90%) Windows
2 11 (4.09%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.97%) Linux
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.23%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.23%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.49%) Unix
8 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.62%) ITIL
2 75 (27.88%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (21.93%) Incident Management
4 54 (20.07%) Service Delivery
5 45 (16.73%) Mathematics
6 41 (15.24%) Problem Management
7 26 (9.67%) Agile
8 23 (8.55%) Change Management
8 23 (8.55%) Project Management
9 21 (7.81%) ITSM
10 16 (5.95%) Time Management
11 14 (5.20%) Service Management
12 13 (4.83%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.46%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (3.72%) ITIL V3
14 10 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.35%) CRM
15 9 (3.35%) Innovative Thinking
15 9 (3.35%) Project Delivery
16 8 (2.97%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.49%) C++
2 4 (1.49%) Java
2 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.49%) Python
3 3 (1.12%) C
3 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.12%) Perl
3 3 (1.12%) Scala
3 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.12%) VBA
4 2 (0.74%) VBScript
5 1 (0.37%) ABAP
5 1 (0.37%) C#
5 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 56 (20.82%) MCP
2 31 (11.52%) Degree
3 19 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.32%) CCNA
5 10 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.12%) CCNP
8 3 (1.12%) CISSP
8 3 (1.12%) ISACA
8 3 (1.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.74%) MCTS
9 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.74%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.15%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) PMO
3 4 (1.49%) NIST
3 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) CDISC
5 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.74%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.37%) P3O
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.23%) NFS
4 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) AirWatch
2 6 (2.23%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (2.23%) SCCM
3 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (0.74%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) Observium
Vendors
1 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) Cisco
3 15 (5.58%) Citrix
4 10 (3.72%) NetApp
5 9 (3.35%) VMware
6 8 (2.97%) SAP
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle
8 5 (1.86%) Dell KACE
8 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.12%) FireEye
10 3 (1.12%) Proofpoint
10 3 (1.12%) Symantec
10 3 (1.12%) Workday
10 3 (1.12%) Zscaler
11 2 (0.74%) CloudEndure
11 2 (0.74%) Meraki
12 1 (0.37%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.37%) Virgin Media