Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 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.

Organisational Skills
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 206 222 234
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing Organisational Skills 962 397 776
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.17% 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.55% 2.23% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 266 447
10th Percentile £214 £138 £140
25th Percentile £363 £238 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £390
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.85% -8.24%
75th Percentile £625 £489 £516
90th Percentile £701 £588 £601
UK median daily rate £481 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +37.50% -6.67% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 30 94
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.63 £13.05
25th Percentile £17.25 £15.50 £15.69
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.13 £34.44
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -0.91% +122.19%
75th Percentile £45.92 £44.13 £46.69
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.08 £52.11
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -3.08% -17.72% +163.33%

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 37,662 17,779 32,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 54.42% 52.22% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,157 12,143 21,596
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
25th Percentile £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,241 724 1,276
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.40 £12.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £19.70 £23.45 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.99% +25.40% +1.08%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.43 £18.90
% change year-on-year -14.64% +23.97% +2.16%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 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
London -20 409 £525 +31.25% 160
South East +13 160 £450 +16.13% 96
North of England +14 154 £420 +130.14% 102
North West +1 103 £400 +142.42% 58
Midlands -14 74 £450 +50.00% 65
South West -35 51 £400 -7.55% 52
Yorkshire -6 46 £440 +87.23% 31
East of England -22 44 £500 +86.56% 34
West Midlands -29 43 £450 +21.54% 31
East Midlands -7 31 £450 +125.00% 32
North East - 5 £375 - 13
Organisational Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 636 (66.11%) Social Skills
2 318 (33.06%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (26.82%) Finance
4 238 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
5 231 (24.01%) Project Management
6 225 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
7 224 (23.28%) Microsoft
8 215 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 151 (15.70%) Decision-Making
10 121 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
11 120 (12.47%) Security Cleared
12 117 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
13 108 (11.23%) Time Management
14 107 (11.12%) Windows
15 104 (10.81%) Project Delivery
16 86 (8.94%) ITIL
16 86 (8.94%) Active Directory
17 83 (8.63%) Migration
18 82 (8.52%) Azure
19 81 (8.42%) Banking
20 77 (8.00%) Analytics
21 76 (7.90%) Public Sector
22 71 (7.38%) Microsoft 365
23 68 (7.07%) SQL
24 67 (6.96%) Change Management
25 66 (6.86%) SC Cleared
25 66 (6.86%) Presentation Skills
26 65 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
27 64 (6.65%) Degree
28 62 (6.44%) PRINCE2

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 32 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.12%) Confluence
3 17 (1.77%) CMS
4 10 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.62%) IBM Domino
6 5 (0.52%) SAS
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Apache
8 2 (0.21%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.21%) IIS
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.10%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.10%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 121 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (5.72%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 26 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (1.14%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.31%) Sketch
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.21%) Windchill
9 2 (0.21%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.10%) Booktype
10 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Cerner Millennium
3 3 (0.31%) Primavera
3 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.21%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.21%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.21%) Workfront
5 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.52%) Azure
2 71 (7.38%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (3.53%) Power Platform
4 30 (3.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (2.49%) AWS
6 14 (1.46%) SaaS
7 9 (0.94%) Serverless
8 8 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.73%) IaaS
9 7 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.62%) Azure Monitor
11 5 (0.52%) GCP
11 5 (0.52%) Google Docs
11 5 (0.52%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.42%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.42%) Google Workspace
12 4 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.01%) Firewall
2 28 (2.91%) WAN
3 22 (2.29%) LAN
4 15 (1.56%) BGP
4 15 (1.56%) OSPF
5 13 (1.35%) DNS
6 10 (1.04%) VoIP
7 8 (0.83%) DHCP
7 8 (0.83%) MPLS
7 8 (0.83%) Network Security
8 7 (0.73%) Internet
8 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.73%) VPN
9 6 (0.62%) SAN
9 6 (0.62%) SSL
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.52%) HTTP
10 5 (0.52%) Intranet
10 5 (0.52%) NAS
10 5 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.22%) Power BI
2 22 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.56%) SAP HANA
4 15 (1.56%) Tableau
5 11 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.73%) SAP BW
7 6 (0.62%) KDB
7 6 (0.62%) Metadata
7 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.52%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.42%) MS Access
9 4 (0.42%) MySQL
9 4 (0.42%) QGIS
9 4 (0.42%) QlikView
9 4 (0.42%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 51 (5.30%) JIRA
2 14 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.42%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.42%) Cypress.io
5 4 (0.42%) Grunt
5 4 (0.42%) gulp
5 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.42%) Postman
5 4 (0.42%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.31%) webpack
7 2 (0.21%) Babel
7 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.21%) PostCSS
7 2 (0.21%) Storybook
7 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 636 (66.11%) Social Skills
2 318 (33.06%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (26.82%) Finance
4 81 (8.42%) Banking
5 76 (7.90%) Public Sector
6 66 (6.86%) Presentation Skills
7 49 (5.09%) Marketing
8 44 (4.57%) Retail
9 40 (4.16%) Telecoms
10 35 (3.64%) Front Office
11 28 (2.91%) Influencing Skills
11 28 (2.91%) Investment Banking
11 28 (2.91%) Legal
12 24 (2.49%) Documentation Skills
13 16 (1.66%) French Language
14 15 (1.56%) German Language
15 13 (1.35%) Advertising
16 9 (0.94%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 202 (21.00%) Analyst
2 123 (12.79%) Project Manager
3 76 (7.90%) Business Analyst
4 48 (4.99%) Consultant
5 47 (4.89%) Architect
6 44 (4.57%) Developer
7 33 (3.43%) IT Manager
8 32 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 30 (3.12%) Data Analyst
9 30 (3.12%) IT Analyst
10 26 (2.70%) Java Consultant
10 26 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (2.49%) Support Engineer
12 23 (2.39%) Support Analyst
13 22 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (2.18%) Delivery Manager
14 21 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
14 21 (2.18%) IT Support
14 21 (2.18%) Service Manager
14 21 (2.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.77%) .NET
2 16 (1.66%) CSS
2 16 (1.66%) HTML
2 16 (1.66%) React
3 12 (1.25%) XML
4 10 (1.04%) Node.js
4 10 (1.04%) Shiny
5 9 (0.94%) REST
5 9 (0.94%) WPF
6 8 (0.83%) Middleware
7 7 (0.73%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.73%) HTML5
8 6 (0.62%) COM
8 6 (0.62%) Sass
9 5 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.52%) RESTful
10 4 (0.42%) LESS
10 4 (0.42%) SignalR
10 4 (0.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.53%) User Experience
4 30 (3.12%) Data Structures
5 29 (3.01%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (1.87%) NHS
9 17 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.66%) Analytical Mindset
11 14 (1.46%) Legacy Applications
12 13 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.35%) Equities
13 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
14 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.94%) Social Media
15 8 (0.83%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.83%) Smartphone
16 7 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (11.12%) Windows
2 36 (3.74%) Linux
3 24 (2.49%) Windows 10
4 21 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.77%) Android
6 16 (1.66%) Unix
7 12 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.62%) Solaris
9 6 (0.62%) VMS
9 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.42%) AIX
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.31%) HPUX
12 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
2 231 (24.01%) Project Management
3 225 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 151 (15.70%) Decision-Making
6 108 (11.23%) Time Management
7 104 (10.81%) Project Delivery
8 86 (8.94%) ITIL
9 83 (8.63%) Migration
10 77 (8.00%) Analytics
11 67 (6.96%) Change Management
12 62 (6.44%) PRINCE2
13 56 (5.82%) Service Delivery
14 55 (5.72%) Risk Management
15 45 (4.68%) Service Management
16 43 (4.47%) DevOps
17 42 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (4.37%) Waterfall
18 41 (4.26%) Collaborative Working
18 41 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.07%) SQL
2 48 (4.99%) Java
3 40 (4.16%) Python
4 27 (2.81%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.98%) C#
6 17 (1.77%) C
7 13 (1.35%) R
8 9 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.83%) VBA
10 7 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.62%) Ada
11 6 (0.62%) Perl
11 6 (0.62%) PHP
12 5 (0.52%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.42%) Bash
13 4 (0.42%) C++
13 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.31%) ABAP
14 3 (0.31%) DCL
14 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 120 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.65%) Degree
4 31 (3.22%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.87%) CCNP
9 11 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.14%) CISSP
10 10 (1.04%) CCDP
10 10 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (0.94%) JNCIP
11 9 (0.94%) MCSE
12 8 (0.83%) ACCA
12 8 (0.83%) MCP
13 7 (0.73%) CIMA
13 7 (0.73%) PMP
13 7 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.09%) PMO
1 49 (5.09%) QA
2 39 (4.05%) SLA
3 23 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.66%) GDPR
5 14 (1.46%) Accessibility
6 12 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.52%) NIST
8 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.31%) NCSC
9 2 (0.21%) GxP
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.21%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.21%) P3O
9 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.66%) OpenAM
4 10 (1.04%) Docker
5 9 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.31%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.10%) Snort
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.39%) SCCM
2 16 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.42%) Nessus
5 4 (0.42%) Terraform
5 4 (0.42%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.21%) MIIS
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.10%) Netcool
7 1 (0.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 224 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.41%) Oracle
3 47 (4.89%) SAP
4 37 (3.85%) VMware
5 32 (3.33%) Cisco
6 31 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 24 (2.49%) Adobe
9 19 (1.98%) Citrix
10 16 (1.66%) ForgeRock
11 14 (1.46%) Google
12 11 (1.14%) Dell
12 11 (1.14%) NetApp
12 11 (1.14%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.04%) BT
13 10 (1.04%) HP
14 9 (0.94%) IBM
14 9 (0.94%) Juniper
15 8 (0.83%) Apple
15 8 (0.83%) Marketo