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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Influencing Skills
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing Influencing Skills 33 36 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 1.79% 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.24% 3.68% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 15
10th Percentile £295 £411 £410
25th Percentile £400 £508 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +7.32% -
75th Percentile £657 £588 £550
90th Percentile £758 £630 £633
England median daily rate £550 £516 £523
% change year-on-year +6.59% -1.34% +4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.50 -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% -19.75% -5.81%

Influencing Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,472 979 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.69% 48.61% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 466 545
10th Percentile £189 £153 £200
25th Percentile £350 £272 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £582 £537 £519
90th Percentile £675 £606 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 205 84
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.65
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +3.13%
75th Percentile £39.89 £23.75 £32.33
90th Percentile £56.00 £48.15 £57.50
England median hourly rate £23.70 £20.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% +4.65% -

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
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 Influencing Skills within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 £500 -9.09% 4
Essex -9 5 £650 +18.18% 3
Bedfordshire -7 4 £580 +17.17% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 3 £288 +32.28% 2
Norfolk 0 2 £379 -26.63%
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Influencing Skills 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 Influencing Skills.

1 21 (63.64%) Agile
1 21 (63.64%) Social Skills
2 16 (48.48%) Project Management
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.18%) Presales
9 5 (15.15%) Analytics
9 5 (15.15%) Emotional Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) ITSM
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Service Management
10 4 (12.12%) Change Management
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (12.12%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (12.12%) User Experience
11 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
11 3 (9.09%) Organisational Skills

Influencing Skills
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 (3.03%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Camtasia
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) PTC Creo
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.03%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Workspace
1 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Commerce Cloud
1 2 (6.06%) Serverless
2 1 (3.03%) AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Tableau
2 2 (6.06%) Impala
2 2 (6.06%) Power BI
2 2 (6.06%) QlikView
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (63.64%) Social Skills
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Law
7 1 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Product Owner
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.06%) ITSM Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Product Owner
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Spring
1 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.06%) CMDB
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.03%) LIMS
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile
2 16 (48.48%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.18%) Presales
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Emotional Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) ITSM
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) R
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCAD
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Accessibility
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Google
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) BMC
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) VMware