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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 27 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.

Influencing Skills
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 110 120
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +58
Contract jobs citing Influencing Skills 76 53 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.72% 0.85%
As % of the General category 3.04% 2.87% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 12
10th Percentile £455 £461 £266
25th Percentile £513 £500 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £520 £550
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% +5.77%
75th Percentile £707 £588 £591
90th Percentile £775 £713 £613
Central London median daily rate £563 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £69.25 - -
Median hourly rate £70.50 - -
75th Percentile £71.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £70.50 - -

Influencing 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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,500 1,846 1,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.69% 59.80% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,791 1,304 1,126
10th Percentile £339 £363 £302
25th Percentile £469 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £510
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -2.86%
75th Percentile £700 £660 £613
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £570 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 34
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £25.94 £11.88 £14.09
Median hourly rate £42.87 £23.23 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +84.59% +13.29% +7.89%
75th Percentile £52.25 £32.55 £38.75
90th Percentile £62.43 £37.75 £50.20
Central London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year +102.38% -3.97% +10.72%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Influencing Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the City of London

Influencing Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Influencing Skills in the City of London

Influencing Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Influencing Skills in the City of London

Influencing Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Influencing Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Influencing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 46 (60.53%) Social Skills
2 33 (43.42%) Agile
3 31 (40.79%) Finance
4 21 (27.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (19.74%) Change Management
7 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.42%) Project Management
8 13 (17.11%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (15.79%) Project Delivery
9 12 (15.79%) Release Management
10 11 (14.47%) Degree
11 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
12 9 (11.84%) SQL
12 9 (11.84%) Oracle
12 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
12 9 (11.84%) Coaching
12 9 (11.84%) PMO
13 8 (10.53%) GCP
13 8 (10.53%) Google
13 8 (10.53%) Python
14 7 (9.21%) ITIL
14 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
14 7 (9.21%) JIRA
14 7 (9.21%) AWS
14 7 (9.21%) Technology Transformation
15 6 (7.89%) Strategic Thinking
15 6 (7.89%) Marketing
15 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (3.95%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) GCP
2 7 (9.21%) AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.32%) Collibra
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.32%) Google Data Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DHCP
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) IPv6
2 3 (3.95%) NGN
2 3 (3.95%) SD-WAN
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Tableau
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Looker
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.32%) Power BI
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) GitLab
3 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) GCC
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 46 (60.53%) Social Skills
2 31 (40.79%) Finance
3 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (17.11%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (7.89%) Marketing
6 5 (6.58%) Banking
7 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.26%) Retail
8 2 (2.63%) Advertising
8 2 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (2.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.32%) French Language
9 1 (1.32%) German Language
9 1 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.32%) Publishing
9 1 (1.32%) Russian Language
9 1 (1.32%) Swahili Language
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Architect
2 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Consultant
4 5 (6.58%) Programme Manager
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Applications Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Applications Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Change Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Data Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
1 3 (3.95%) Kafka
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) Node.js
3 1 (1.32%) React
3 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (5.26%) CMDB
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Social Media
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile
2 21 (27.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (19.74%) Change Management
5 14 (18.42%) Project Management
6 12 (15.79%) Project Delivery
6 12 (15.79%) Release Management
7 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
8 9 (11.84%) Coaching
9 7 (9.21%) ITIL
9 7 (9.21%) Technology Transformation
9 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.89%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (6.58%) Analytics
11 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.58%) DevOps
11 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.95%) R
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.32%) APMP
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) CBAP
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) IIBA
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) MBA
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) PMO
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (1.32%) GRC
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Google
4 5 (6.58%) SAP
5 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
5 3 (3.95%) Refinitiv
5 3 (3.95%) Veeam
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) Gigya
6 2 (2.63%) Okta
6 2 (2.63%) Ping Identity
6 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.32%) Charles River
7 1 (1.32%) Databricks
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) Teradata