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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 13 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.

Decision-Making
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 85 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 +63
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 68 49 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 2.17% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.53% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 13
10th Percentile £214 £331 £373
25th Percentile £416 £403 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +9.37% +4.40%
75th Percentile £664 £675 £550
90th Percentile £744 - £618
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
10th Percentile £12.52 - £54.75
25th Percentile £13.91 £11.25 £58.13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £13.06 £65.00
Median % change year-on-year +83.77% -79.91% +116.67%
75th Percentile £30.00 £33.00 £70.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.55 £73.25
England median hourly rate £39.83 £26.98 £43.00
% change year-on-year +47.61% -37.26% +22.86%

Decision-Making 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 2,141 1,935 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.56% 85.70% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,354 1,141 802
10th Percentile £235 £156 £250
25th Percentile £388 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 226 75
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.66 £14.88
Median hourly rate £26.98 £16.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +68.63% -35.22% +41.14%
75th Percentile £55.75 £33.56 £48.46
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.50 £58.85
England median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.78% -8.00% +8.70%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the East of England

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Decision-Making in the East of England

Decision-Making
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in the East of England

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in the East of England

Decision-Making
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Decision-Making in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 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 23 £650 - 13
Cambridgeshire -17 16 £463 +32.14% 7
Bedfordshire -7 14 £525 -3.58% 3
Suffolk -7 6 £525 +61.54% 1
Essex +7 5 £350 -33.01% 6
Norfolk - 4 £575 - 3
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 28 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 25 (36.76%) Agile
3 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (26.47%) Finance
5 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 12 (17.65%) User Stories
7 12 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (16.18%) Degree
9 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (13.24%) SQL
9 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (13.24%) Change Management
9 9 (13.24%) Validation
9 9 (13.24%) Scrum
9 9 (13.24%) Information Security
9 9 (13.24%) Azure
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (11.76%) Power Platform
10 8 (11.76%) Project Delivery
10 8 (11.76%) Business Case
10 8 (11.76%) Business Strategy
11 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.29%) JIRA
11 7 (10.29%) Time Management
11 7 (10.29%) Power BI

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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 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.88%) AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (2.94%) Snowflake
5 1 (1.47%) Apigee
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) GitHub
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.47%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.47%) Trello
5 1 (1.47%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Mobile Backhaul
1 2 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (2.94%) Value-Added Service
1 2 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) Broadband
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) ISDN
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Power BI
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.94%) GIS
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Sisense
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (8.82%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (8.82%) Retail
6 5 (7.35%) Legal
7 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (5.88%) Marketing
7 4 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (4.41%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
9 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.47%) Games
10 1 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (4.41%) R Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Shiny
2 2 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.47%) Velocity
3 1 (1.47%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (4.41%) IoT
5 3 (4.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) DataPower
7 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile
2 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
4 12 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.65%) User Stories
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 9 (13.24%) Information Security
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) Validation
7 8 (11.76%) Business Case
7 8 (11.76%) Business Strategy
7 8 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.29%) Time Management
9 6 (8.82%) Analytics
9 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
10 5 (7.35%) Data-Driven Decision Making
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) VBA
3 5 (7.35%) C
3 5 (7.35%) Python
3 5 (7.35%) R
4 4 (5.88%) C++
4 4 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) CBAP
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.94%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CISM
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) NEBOSH
3 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.94%) GDPR
4 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.47%) NIST
5 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Guidewire
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Alteryx
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.47%) Informatica
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) New Relic
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Tealium
4 1 (1.47%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.47%) VMware