Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 176 168
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -24
Contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness 16 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
East of England median daily rate £468 £750 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.67% +66.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £301 £380 £370
90th Percentile £515 £875 £638
England median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% -4.76% -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -43.75% +12.50%

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 3,846 4,084 3,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.43% 85.31% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,357 2,139
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £580 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 230 293
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £31.27 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.43% -3.80% +9.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Hertfordshire -2 7 £325 -61.76% 6
Essex -11 5 £468 +23.03%
Norfolk +17 2 £485 - 1
Suffolk -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Commercial Awareness
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Equities
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CNE
3 3 (18.75%) Novell Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 802.11
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Pensions Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Pensions Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Procurement Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Use Case
1 4 (25.00%) User Stories
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
1 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CNE
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Novell Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
2 3 (18.75%) Sophos
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods