Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 187 140
Rank change year-on-year -15 -47 +20
Contract jobs citing Presales 13 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.43% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.51% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 34
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +21.88%
10th Percentile £400 £277 £419
90th Percentile £531 £573 £618
England median daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +0.10% +3.52% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.97
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.75% +0.65%

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 4,337 4,315 4,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.02% 85.02% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,542 2,485 2,306
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 265 324
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.47 £12.00 £13.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.53
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

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 October 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 October 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 -13 11 £400 -18.99% 11
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £550 +139.13% 14
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 4 (30.77%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
2 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) OAuth
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS

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 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Azure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) OAuth
1 2 (15.38%) React
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transition
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) MAPM
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sun