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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation 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 Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 17 May 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.

Self-Motivation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 98 112
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 +31
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 72 62 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 2.24% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.09% 5.86% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 31
10th Percentile £202 £392 £139
25th Percentile £425 £496 £291
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £438
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +37.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £600 £603 £530
90th Percentile £630 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £595 £440
% change year-on-year -11.76% +35.23% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £19.48 - -
25th Percentile £23.94 - £25.76
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £27.18
75th Percentile £40.94 - £28.59
90th Percentile £45.63 - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.25 - £27.18
% change year-on-year - - +117.40%

Self-Motivation is in the General and Transferable 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,415 1,058 1,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.70% 38.29% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 720 770
10th Percentile £413 £340 £300
25th Percentile £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £550 £523
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +5.26% -0.48%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £625
90th Percentile £808 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £37.00 £9.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £46.50 £14.08 £27.18
Median % change year-on-year +230.37% -48.21% +41.17%
75th Percentile £59.50 £31.63 £41.48
90th Percentile £63.48 £40.70 £52.40
Central London median hourly rate £46.50 £17.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year +158.69% -34.64% +41.94%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 43 (59.72%) Finance
2 33 (45.83%) Social Skills
3 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (29.17%) Agile
5 19 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (23.61%) AWS
6 17 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (22.22%) Legal
8 15 (20.83%) Financial Institution
8 15 (20.83%) Hedge funds
8 15 (20.83%) Data Protection
8 15 (20.83%) GDPR
8 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (19.44%) CI/CD
10 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
10 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
11 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (16.67%) Public Cloud
11 12 (16.67%) Serverless
12 11 (15.28%) RBAC
12 11 (15.28%) Azure
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft 365
13 10 (13.89%) Windows
13 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (12.50%) SQL
14 9 (12.50%) Change Management
14 9 (12.50%) Migration
14 9 (12.50%) Security Operations
15 8 (11.11%) DevOps

Self-Motivation
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 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) Blender
5 1 (1.39%) Houdini
5 1 (1.39%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.78%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) AWS
2 12 (16.67%) Serverless
3 11 (15.28%) Azure
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (8.33%) OneDrive
6 4 (5.56%) Power Automate
6 4 (5.56%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.56%) PowerApps
7 3 (4.17%) Smartsheet
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.78%) Nutanix
8 2 (2.78%) Slack
9 1 (1.39%) Google Workspace
9 1 (1.39%) IaaS
9 1 (1.39%) SaaS
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) SD-WAN
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
2 2 (2.78%) DWDM
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.78%) MPLS
2 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) 5G
3 1 (1.39%) Broadband
3 1 (1.39%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.39%) Metadata
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.78%) Protractor
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (59.72%) Finance
2 33 (45.83%) Social Skills
3 16 (22.22%) Legal
4 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (20.83%) Financial Institution
5 6 (8.33%) Banking
6 3 (4.17%) Retail
7 2 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.39%) Back Office
8 1 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (1.39%) Electronics
8 1 (1.39%) Front Office
8 1 (1.39%) Games
8 1 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.39%) Marketing
8 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (11.11%) Analyst
1 8 (11.11%) Consultant
1 8 (11.11%) Developer
2 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Architect
4 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) CSS
2 4 (5.56%) HTML5
2 4 (5.56%) RESTful
3 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.78%) Kafka
3 2 (2.78%) pytest
3 2 (2.78%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.39%) Django
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) SAML
4 1 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.39%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Hedge funds
2 12 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Social Media
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.39%) IoT
5 1 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile
2 19 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 14 (19.44%) CI/CD
6 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
7 11 (15.28%) RBAC
8 9 (12.50%) Change Management
8 9 (12.50%) Migration
8 9 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 8 (11.11%) DevOps
9 8 (11.11%) Time Management
10 7 (9.72%) Open Source
11 6 (8.33%) Analytics
11 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.33%) Scrum
11 6 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (6.94%) Runbook
12 5 (6.94%) SDLC
12 5 (6.94%) Security Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) Scala
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) GLSL
8 1 (1.39%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.39%) ACCA
3 1 (1.39%) APMG
3 1 (1.39%) CCSP
3 1 (1.39%) CIMA
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) GCFA
3 1 (1.39%) GCFE
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) GDPR
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (4.17%) QA
4 2 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.78%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.39%) EnCase
5 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.78%) CA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix
3 2 (2.78%) Draytek
3 2 (2.78%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Juniper
3 2 (2.78%) Meraki
3 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) Actuate
4 1 (1.39%) F5
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.39%) Tealium
4 1 (1.39%) Yardi