Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 24 May 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.

Presales
England > East of England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 165 176
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -17
Contract jobs citing Presales 34 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 10
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.94% +34.22%
10th Percentile £400 £258 £325
90th Percentile £500 £613 £530
England median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £43.75 £33.97
% change year-on-year -37.92% +28.79% -2.94%

Presales 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 3,740 3,645 3,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.04% 84.69% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,105 2,168 2,351
East of England median daily rate £440 £422 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% +2.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £245 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 232 299
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.56% +19.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.88 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in the East of England

Presales
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 Presales in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Presales in the East of England

Presales
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Presales in the East of England

Presales
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 Presales in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Presales in the East of England

Presales
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 Presales within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 +7 28 £400 -23.81% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £450 +2.86% 6
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Risk Management
4 13 (38.24%) Change Management
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
4 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
7 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 10 (29.41%) DNA
7 10 (29.41%) IBM
7 10 (29.41%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 10 (29.41%) Office 365
8 9 (26.47%) Retail
8 9 (26.47%) J2EE
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
8 9 (26.47%) ISEB
8 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Transition
9 8 (23.53%) Time Management
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (17.65%) VXLAN
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (17.65%) Meraki

Presales
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 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) BGP
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Firepower
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) MPLS
1 6 (17.65%) OSPF
1 6 (17.65%) VPLS
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
1 6 (17.65%) VXLAN
1 6 (17.65%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
1 9 (26.47%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Presales Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Presales Solution Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Flash
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) SUSE
4 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 14 (41.18%) Risk Management
4 13 (38.24%) Change Management
4 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
5 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 10 (29.41%) DNA
6 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Transition
7 9 (26.47%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (23.53%) Time Management
9 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (5.88%) Disk Encryption
10 2 (5.88%) Information Security
10 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (26.47%) ISEB
5 5 (14.71%) CCDA
5 5 (14.71%) CCNP
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) MAPM
7 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.94%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) BitLocker
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) XenApp
1 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) IBM
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) Meraki
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Altiris
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Sun