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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 121 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 -25 +33
Contract jobs citing CMS 11 11 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 3.94% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
10th Percentile £255 £353 £213
25th Percentile £266 £450 £278
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £475 £346
Median % change year-on-year -26.32% +37.18% -23.06%
75th Percentile £491 £488 £388
90th Percentile £541 £518 £411
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 325 279 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.97% 12.45% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 161 143
10th Percentile £200 £212 £300
25th Percentile £313 £350 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £700 £600 £573
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 7
10th Percentile £12.50 - £13.45
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £17.38
Median hourly rate £44.00 £12.50 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +252.00% -45.22% +38.30%
75th Percentile £50.00 £48.13 £32.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £59.17 £49.80
England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year +36.36% +9.70% +0.28%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +4 5 £270 -48.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -18 1 £425 -10.53% 3
Essex - 1 £375 - 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing CMS 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 of England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (45.45%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Agile
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) AOP
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
3 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (27.27%) FireEye
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Darktrace
3 3 (27.27%) Design Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Micro Frontends

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) H.323
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MGCP
2 1 (9.09%) QSIG
2 1 (9.09%) SCCP
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
2 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Agile
3 3 (27.27%) AOP
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Conflict Resolution
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Design Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Response
3 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Micro Frontends
3 3 (27.27%) Privileged Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE Collaboration
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Darktrace
1 3 (27.27%) FireEye
1 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) VMware