Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 157 139
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 71 103 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 1.49% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 3.69% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 60
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +21.72%
10th Percentile £305 £158 £300
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £10.86
% change year-on-year -35.90% +79.56% -58.23%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,943 2,793 2,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.51% 40.31% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,463 2,161 2,098
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £313 £314
90th Percentile £688 £720 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 32
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.38 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.97% +9.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.89
90th Percentile £52.53 £37.09 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +9.35%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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
Moorgate -9 2 - -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (23.94%) Finance
4 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (16.90%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) Python
8 11 (15.49%) Azure
9 10 (14.08%) Office 365
9 10 (14.08%) ITIL
10 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
10 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
11 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.27%) C#
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
13 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
13 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (8.45%) Time Management
13 6 (8.45%) Degree
13 6 (8.45%) CRM
13 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
13 6 (8.45%) Publishing
13 6 (8.45%) Service Management

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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Headless CMS
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Azure
2 10 (14.08%) Office 365
3 4 (5.63%) AWS
4 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.41%) GCP
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DHCP
1 5 (7.04%) DNS
1 5 (7.04%) SAN
1 5 (7.04%) Skype
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) BGP
3 3 (4.23%) Junos
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) H.323
4 2 (2.82%) MGCP
4 2 (2.82%) Multicast
4 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 2 (2.82%) NX-OS
4 2 (2.82%) Wireless
4 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) HBase
3 1 (1.41%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.41%) RSpec
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Publishing
4 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Front Office
4 5 (7.04%) Law
4 5 (7.04%) Legal
5 3 (4.23%) Advertising
6 2 (2.82%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Trainer
6 4 (5.63%) Data Entry Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) IT Trainer
7 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) IT Support
8 2 (2.82%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Project Support Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) JSON
3 3 (4.23%) JSON Schema
3 3 (4.23%) Middleware
3 3 (4.23%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) Spring
3 3 (4.23%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) Kafka
4 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) CSS3
5 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) Equities
5 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
5 6 (8.45%) Time Management
6 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Analytics
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.63%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.27%) C#
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) R
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.41%) MCDST
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.23%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.63%) Tableau
4 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.23%) Brocade
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Juniper
4 3 (4.23%) NetApp
4 3 (4.23%) Reuters
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) F5
5 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.82%) NetScout
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) SevOne
5 2 (2.82%) Sun