Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 196 184
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12 -9
Contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness 15 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
East of England median daily rate £425 £468 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -33.21% +56.34%
10th Percentile £391 £375 £250
90th Percentile £591 £503 £875
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.77% -
England median hourly rate £27.94 £20.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year +39.18% -12.72% -48.89%

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 3,422 4,360 4,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.21% 85.54% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,058 2,556 2,486
East of England median daily rate £445 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £244 £250
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 242 268
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £31.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.58% +14.87%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.75
England median hourly rate £24.35 £21.00 £24.72
% change year-on-year +15.98% -15.05% +9.84%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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
Essex +35 4 £571 +22.19% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £423 - 1
Norfolk +1 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire -3 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £544 - 2
Commercial Awareness
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (20.00%) Conflict Management
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF

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 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Conflict Management
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) VMware