Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 61 81
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 20 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.52% 1.93% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 6.30% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 22
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £341 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.54% -9.60% -5.74%
10th Percentile £300 £135 £261
90th Percentile £645 £531 £539
North West median daily rate £375 £349 £350
% change year-on-year +7.45% -0.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.64% - -
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £16.09 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.78% +7.27% -14.29%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 345 381 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.30% 30.70% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 248 365
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £386 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -6.36% +3.13%
10th Percentile £277 £233 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 13
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £21.84 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +4.00% +24.70%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £31.70
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £20.00 £15.53
% change year-on-year +15.75% +28.78% -7.78%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Self-Motivation in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Chester -1 6 £425 +34.39% 5
Macclesfield -2 2 £630 +20.00% 1
Warrington -2 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Crewe -18 2 - - 1
Runcorn +3 1 - -
Alderley Edge -3 1 £325 -
Knutsford -6 1 £425 - 1
Self-Motivation
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (30.00%) Docker
3 6 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Puppet
4 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Salt
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (20.00%) Ansible
5 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (20.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Windows

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) SAS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Line 50
1 2 (10.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (5.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (5.00%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365
5 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Hudson
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Games Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
1 4 (20.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) boto
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) YAML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Pricing Data
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
4 5 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Macro
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CIMA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) Salt
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) PaperCut
5 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) FireEye
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec