Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Commercial Awareness skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Commercial Awareness over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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.

Commercial Awareness
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 190 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -10
Contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness 18 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
East of England median daily rate £468 £800 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +77.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £250 £400
90th Percentile £503 £875 £633
England median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £24.75 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.13% -4.76% -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.26% -45.24% +47.37%

Commercial Awareness is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,349 4,373 4,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.68% 84.42% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,565 2,525 2,339
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 333
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.45% -2.42% +31.91%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.76 £13.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.40
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

Commercial Awareness
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Commercial Awareness as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Commercial Awareness in the East of England

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Commercial Awareness in the East of England

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Commercial Awareness in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Commercial Awareness in the East of England

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Awareness in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Commercial Awareness in the East of England

Commercial Awareness
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 Commercial Awareness within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -8 7 £325 -61.76% 2
Essex -8 6 £468 - 1
Norfolk +11 4 £485 +94.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Commercial Awareness
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Commercial Awareness 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 Commercial Awareness.

1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Equities
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CNE

Commercial Awareness
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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 802.11
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Procurement Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Pensions Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Equities
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Contract Negotiation
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
1 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CNE
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Novell Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods