Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 24 September 2020 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.

Decision-Making
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 134 145
Rank change year-on-year +59 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 49 146 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.41% 1.83% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.02% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 103 127
Median daily rate £513 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -1.04% -6.34%
10th Percentile £238 £211 £307
90th Percentile £653 £635 £704
London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £36.80 £32.50 £24.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £37.50 £25.50
London median hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.43% +40.00% -5.66%

Decision-Making 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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,790 7,227 7,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.00% 90.46% 87.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,263 5,620 6,182
Median daily rate £513 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £337 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £515 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 82 113
Median hourly rate £34.25 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.42% +5.61% -
10th Percentile £13.63 £11.30 £13.23
90th Percentile £50.13 £51.06 £32.80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +52.17% +2.22% -2.17%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2020. 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
City of London +49 43 £506 +6.58% 14
City of Westminster +9 2 £638 +41.67%
West End of London +10 1 £675 +50.00%
Decision-Making
London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Central London region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Finance
5 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.24%) Public Sector
7 6 (12.24%) Business Case
7 6 (12.24%) User Experience
7 6 (12.24%) Line Management
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) ERP
7 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 6 (12.24%) Azure
8 5 (10.20%) AWS
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.16%) C#
9 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (8.16%) SAP
9 4 (8.16%) BPR

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
1 4 (8.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Azure
2 5 (10.20%) AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Power Platform
4 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (4.08%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) Serverless
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Office 365
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) VPN
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Power BI
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Mockito
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.08%) Local Government
5 2 (4.08%) Social Science
6 1 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) International Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Chief Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Director
6 2 (4.08%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Manager
6 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SAP MM Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SAP MM Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) MDX
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.04%) JMS
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) JSON Schema
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) React
3 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.04%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) XSD
3 1 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Robotics
4 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.24%) Business Case
4 6 (12.24%) ERP
4 6 (12.24%) Information Security
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Line Management
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Service Management
6 4 (8.16%) BPR
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
6 4 (8.16%) Information Management
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
6 1 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.04%) CISA
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CLAS
6 1 (2.04%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) NIST
3 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) RMADS
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Prometheus
1 2 (4.08%) Terraform
2 1 (2.04%) Grafana
2 1 (2.04%) Graphite
2 1 (2.04%) Kibana
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.04%) Qualys
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau