Period
to 9 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Organisational Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 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.

Organisational Skills
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 197 234
Rank change year-on-year -27 +37 -28
Contract jobs citing Organisational Skills 525 623 1,055
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.34% 1.25%
As % of the General category 2.24% 2.67% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 328 640
10th Percentile £152 £163 £185
25th Percentile £256 £246 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.66%
75th Percentile £519 £500 £538
90th Percentile £638 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £380 £380 £425
% change year-on-year - -10.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 75 68
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.33 £9.95
25th Percentile £13.98 £20.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.04
Median % change year-on-year -50.67% +120.04% +13.62%
75th Percentile £33.75 £48.75 £22.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £51.75 £39.13
UK median hourly rate £18.64 £39.50 £16.24
% change year-on-year -52.82% +143.26% +8.25%

Organisational 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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,447 23,330 44,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 52.72% 50.10% 52.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,844 15,371 29,356
10th Percentile £300 £250 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £581
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 932 952 1,261
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.75
25th Percentile £14.45 £14.75 £13.65
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +4.28% +1.08%
75th Percentile £41.56 £37.11 £38.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.44 £20.00 £18.56
% change year-on-year +12.18% +7.76% +3.11%

Organisational Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Organisational Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Organisational Skills in England

Organisational Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Organisational Skills in England.

Daily rate trend for Organisational Skills in England

Organisational Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Organisational Skills in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Organisational Skills in England

Organisational Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Organisational Skills in England.

Hourly rate trend for Organisational Skills in England

Organisational Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Organisational Skills in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Organisational Skills in England

Organisational Skills
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Organisational Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
London -48 234 £425 +0.59% 76
North of England +32 89 £245 -23.14% 58
North West +22 65 £230 -22.11% 29
South East +3 64 £410 +19.27% 68
Midlands +33 47 £365 +73.81% 44
West Midlands +24 38 £370 +76.19% 25
East of England +19 37 £225 -40.00% 18
South West +7 31 £450 +36.65% 27
Yorkshire +17 24 £458 +36.06% 23
East Midlands +18 9 £265 +75.50% 19
Organisational Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Organisational 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 England region with a requirement for Organisational Skills.

1 292 (55.62%) Social Skills
2 118 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (19.62%) Project Management
5 100 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 99 (18.86%) Finance
7 95 (18.10%) Microsoft
8 78 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (14.10%) Decision-Making
10 72 (13.71%) Time Management
11 70 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 64 (12.19%) Security Cleared
13 57 (10.86%) Public Sector
14 54 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
15 49 (9.33%) Windows
16 48 (9.14%) SQL
17 43 (8.19%) Active Directory
18 42 (8.00%) ITIL
19 41 (7.81%) Change Management
19 41 (7.81%) Azure
20 39 (7.43%) PRINCE2
21 38 (7.24%) Migration
21 38 (7.24%) Project Delivery
22 35 (6.67%) Retail
22 35 (6.67%) SC Cleared
22 35 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
23 34 (6.48%) JIRA
24 33 (6.29%) SharePoint
24 33 (6.29%) Waterfall
25 32 (6.10%) Risk Management

Organisational Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.29%) Confluence
3 10 (1.90%) CMS
4 8 (1.52%) IBM Domino
5 7 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.57%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) Apache
10 2 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) IIS
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.19%) CICS
11 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.33%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.14%) Sketch
7 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.76%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.76%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.76%) InVision
9 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.19%) Figma
10 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.33%) Magento
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.38%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.19%) Shopify
7 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.81%) Azure
2 35 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (3.43%) Power Platform
4 11 (2.10%) AWS
5 9 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.33%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.14%) PowerApps
7 6 (1.14%) SaaS
8 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.95%) Power Automate
9 4 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.57%) Google Docs
10 3 (0.57%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.86%) Firewall
2 14 (2.67%) WAN
3 12 (2.29%) DNS
4 10 (1.90%) LAN
4 10 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.71%) Internet
6 8 (1.52%) DHCP
6 8 (1.52%) VPN
7 7 (1.33%) 4G
7 7 (1.33%) IPv4
8 6 (1.14%) Broadband
8 6 (1.14%) Network Security
9 5 (0.95%) ADSL
9 5 (0.95%) GSM
9 5 (0.95%) HTTP
9 5 (0.95%) SAN
9 5 (0.95%) SSL
9 5 (0.95%) VLAN
9 5 (0.95%) VoIP
9 5 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.67%) Power BI
2 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (1.14%) Big Data
5 6 (1.14%) MySQL
6 5 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.95%) QlikView
7 4 (0.76%) GIS
8 3 (0.57%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.57%) Tableau
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 34 (6.48%) JIRA
2 8 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.95%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.57%) REST Assured
5 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.38%) MSI
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) GitLab
7 1 (0.19%) kappa
7 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 292 (55.62%) Social Skills
2 114 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (18.86%) Finance
4 57 (10.86%) Public Sector
5 35 (6.67%) Retail
6 29 (5.52%) Marketing
7 28 (5.33%) Presentation Skills
8 24 (4.57%) Banking
9 20 (3.81%) Legal
10 19 (3.62%) Telecoms
11 17 (3.24%) Influencing Skills
12 16 (3.05%) Local Government
13 11 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.71%) Investment Banking
14 9 (1.71%) Law
15 7 (1.33%) Front Office
16 6 (1.14%) Back Office
17 5 (0.95%) Electronics
17 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (15.05%) Analyst
2 66 (12.57%) Project Manager
3 31 (5.90%) Business Analyst
4 28 (5.33%) Administrator
5 21 (4.00%) Architect
6 20 (3.81%) Designer
6 20 (3.81%) Developer
7 18 (3.43%) Programme Manager
8 14 (2.67%) Change Manager
8 14 (2.67%) Consultant
8 14 (2.67%) Support Engineer
9 12 (2.29%) Data Analyst
10 10 (1.90%) Senior Designer
10 10 (1.90%) Service Analyst
11 9 (1.71%) Coordinator
12 8 (1.52%) Call Centre Team Leader
12 8 (1.52%) E-Commerce Manager
12 8 (1.52%) Junior
12 8 (1.52%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (1.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.86%) HTML
2 14 (2.67%) CSS
3 13 (2.48%) .NET
4 9 (1.71%) React
5 8 (1.52%) XML
6 7 (1.33%) HTML5
7 6 (1.14%) CSS3
7 6 (1.14%) Flash
8 5 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.95%) Django
8 5 (0.95%) Flask
8 5 (0.95%) Web Services
9 4 (0.76%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.76%) Velocity
10 3 (0.57%) JSON
10 3 (0.57%) Kafka
10 3 (0.57%) RESTEasy
10 3 (0.57%) Sass
10 3 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.38%) User Experience
2 19 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.67%) NHS
4 11 (2.10%) FMCG
5 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.14%) PMI
7 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 4 (0.76%) Photography
9 3 (0.57%) Blog
9 3 (0.57%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.57%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.33%) Windows
2 20 (3.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.24%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.48%) Linux
5 11 (2.10%) Unix
6 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.57%) AIX
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (19.62%) Project Management
3 100 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (14.10%) Decision-Making
6 72 (13.71%) Time Management
7 42 (8.00%) ITIL
8 41 (7.81%) Change Management
9 39 (7.43%) PRINCE2
10 38 (7.24%) Migration
10 38 (7.24%) Project Delivery
11 33 (6.29%) Waterfall
12 32 (6.10%) Risk Management
13 30 (5.71%) Workshop Facilitation
14 29 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (5.33%) E-Commerce
16 24 (4.57%) Service Delivery
17 22 (4.19%) Scrum
18 21 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.14%) SQL
2 28 (5.33%) Python
3 17 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.90%) Java
5 10 (1.90%) R
5 10 (1.90%) VBA
6 9 (1.71%) PHP
7 8 (1.52%) C#
8 6 (1.14%) C
9 5 (0.95%) ES6
9 5 (0.95%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) COBOL
10 1 (0.19%) JCL
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (12.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.38%) Degree
4 17 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.71%) PMP
7 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.14%) MCSA
9 5 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.76%) APMP
10 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.57%) CCNA
11 3 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.38%) CCIE
12 2 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.14%) SLA
2 13 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.90%) PMO
4 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.33%) QA
5 5 (0.95%) GDPR
6 4 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 3 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.57%) HL7
7 3 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
8 2 (0.38%) GxP
8 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.19%) DICOM
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.95%) Docker
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.57%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.33%) SCCM
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.52%) Adobe
2 29 (5.52%) Oracle
3 28 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (4.00%) Citrix
5 17 (3.24%) VMware
6 16 (3.05%) SAP
7 10 (1.90%) Cisco
7 10 (1.90%) Google
8 8 (1.52%) Splunk
8 8 (1.52%) Xerox
9 6 (1.14%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.95%) Centrify
10 5 (0.95%) hybris
11 4 (0.76%) Fortinet
11 4 (0.76%) IBM
11 4 (0.76%) Nintex
11 4 (0.76%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.76%) Tanium
12 3 (0.57%) NetApp