Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 188 137
Rank change year-on-year -4 -51 +35
Contract jobs citing Presales 19 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.36% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.42% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 35
East of England median daily rate £400 £519 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +2.72% +26.25%
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £40.00 £38.24
% change year-on-year -32.10% +4.62% +9.24%

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 4,266 4,020 4,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.08% 85.15% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,444 2,363 2,433
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 267 301
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.94 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -3 17 £400 -25.58% 25
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £550 +139.13% 4
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (31.58%) DNA
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (26.32%) Time Management
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
7 5 (26.32%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Transition
9 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
9 3 (15.79%) IaaS

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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Payments Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Payments Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
2 2 (10.53%) React
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) DNA
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Time Management
6 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Transition
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Android Development
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MAPM
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Sun