Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 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.

Documentation Skills
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 64 108
Rank change year-on-year -21 +44 +14
Contract jobs citing Documentation Skills 14 3 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the General category 1.83% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
10th Percentile £374 £635 £297
25th Percentile £406 £650 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £700 £513
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +36.59% +28.13%
75th Percentile £638 £750 £541
90th Percentile £705 £765 £546
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%

Documentation 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 East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 763 351 925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 51.38% 54.59% 50.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 208 515
10th Percentile £151 £158 £185
25th Percentile £313 £270 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £410
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% -7.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £521 £473 £510
90th Percentile £625 £525 £575
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 63
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.29 £10.11
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.07 £11.17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +17.86% +7.69%
75th Percentile £16.83 £37.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £22.70 £43.75 £46.40
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.65% +1.08%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in the East Midlands

Documentation Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Documentation Skills in the East Midlands

Documentation Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Documentation Skills in the East Midlands

Documentation Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Documentation Skills in the East Midlands

Documentation Skills
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Skills within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Leicestershire - 6 £416 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 4 £638 - 5
Derbyshire -12 2 £585 -16.43% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
Documentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Documentation 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) AWS
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (14.29%) GCP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) SAP EWM
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) SAP TM
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP EWM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (14.29%) GCP
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) SAS EBI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP TM
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) OAuth
2 1 (7.14%) SAML
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) Order Management
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
1 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Centrify
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) hybris
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk