Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 220 213
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing Organisational Skills 874 322 1,076
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.25% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.33% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 209 625
10th Percentile £213 £149 £150
25th Percentile £325 £261 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £413 £400
Median % change year-on-year +19.39% +3.13% -3.03%
75th Percentile £625 £525 £506
90th Percentile £725 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 36 76
10th Percentile £11.61 £14.25 £12.00
25th Percentile £14.00 £19.94 £14.38
Median hourly rate £21.97 £39.00 £19.16
Median % change year-on-year -43.67% +103.52% +16.14%
75th Percentile £43.75 £44.81 £43.71
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.88 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £22.22 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -38.70% +81.25% +21.21%

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 34,466 13,841 41,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.50% 53.55% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,429 9,465 27,403
10th Percentile £308 £275 £265
25th Percentile £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £630 £600 £575
90th Percentile £719 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,231 471 1,345
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £18.94 £22.50 £19.36
Median % change year-on-year -15.82% +16.22% +7.56%
75th Percentile £42.48 £43.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year -13.64% +14.70% +9.60%

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -40 364 £538 +19.44% 119
North of England -2 136 £403 +43.11% 104
South East -26 122 £496 +29.32% 74
North West -1 91 £400 +39.13% 50
Midlands -1 82 £388 +99.23% 70
East of England +6 63 £269 -41.10% 37
South West -19 59 £425 -4.71% 43
West Midlands -9 55 £375 -31.82% 38
Yorkshire -23 37 £450 +77.34% 42
East Midlands -26 27 £450 +140.64% 32
North East -6 8 £336 +1.82% 12
Organisational Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 586 (67.05%) Social Skills
2 240 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
3 230 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (26.20%) Project Management
5 227 (25.97%) Finance
6 194 (22.20%) Microsoft
7 191 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
8 186 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (14.76%) Decision-Making
10 104 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
11 99 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
12 97 (11.10%) Time Management
13 90 (10.30%) Migration
14 87 (9.95%) Security Cleared
15 84 (9.61%) Project Delivery
16 81 (9.27%) Windows
17 77 (8.81%) SQL
17 77 (8.81%) Change Management
17 77 (8.81%) Analytics
18 74 (8.47%) Azure
19 71 (8.12%) Active Directory
20 65 (7.44%) PRINCE2
21 64 (7.32%) Oracle
21 64 (7.32%) Presentation Skills
22 62 (7.09%) Banking
23 60 (6.86%) Degree
24 58 (6.64%) Public Sector
25 55 (6.29%) Microsoft Project
25 55 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
26 53 (6.06%) ITIL

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 31 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.40%) CMS
3 15 (1.72%) Confluence
4 9 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.46%) Apache
6 4 (0.46%) IIS
6 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.34%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.34%) SAS
8 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 104 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (6.29%) Microsoft Project
4 33 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 28 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.03%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.46%) Maple
8 4 (0.46%) Windchill
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.34%) InDesign
10 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.23%) Sketch
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.57%) Magento
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Shopify
3 4 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.34%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.34%) Cloudability
4 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.23%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.47%) Azure
2 43 (4.92%) Power Platform
3 41 (4.69%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.06%) SaaS
6 16 (1.83%) AWS
7 14 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (1.60%) IaaS
8 9 (1.03%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.92%) Azure Logic Apps
9 8 (0.92%) PaaS
10 6 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.46%) Google Docs
12 4 (0.46%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.46%) Serverless
13 3 (0.34%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.86%) WAN
2 18 (2.06%) Firewall
2 18 (2.06%) LAN
3 14 (1.60%) DNS
4 10 (1.14%) Internet
4 10 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.03%) Intranet
5 9 (1.03%) SAN
6 8 (0.92%) DHCP
6 8 (0.92%) Network Security
6 8 (0.92%) VPN
7 7 (0.80%) NAS
7 7 (0.80%) SSL
7 7 (0.80%) VLAN
8 6 (0.69%) VoIP
9 5 (0.57%) HTTP
9 5 (0.57%) Wireless
10 4 (0.46%) FTP
10 4 (0.46%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.69%) Power BI
2 31 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 26 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.52%) Tableau
5 20 (2.29%) SAP HANA
6 13 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.14%) MySQL
8 9 (1.03%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.69%) Metadata
9 6 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.69%) QlikView
10 5 (0.57%) Big Data
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.46%) GIS
11 4 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.46%) MS Access
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (5.95%) JIRA
2 14 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.34%) webpack
7 2 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.23%) Postman
7 2 (0.23%) REST Assured
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.11%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.11%) GitLab
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) Sourcetree
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 586 (67.05%) Social Skills
2 240 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (25.97%) Finance
4 64 (7.32%) Presentation Skills
5 62 (7.09%) Banking
6 58 (6.64%) Public Sector
7 52 (5.95%) Marketing
8 51 (5.84%) Legal
9 44 (5.03%) Retail
10 32 (3.66%) Influencing Skills
11 27 (3.09%) Investment Banking
12 22 (2.52%) Front Office
12 22 (2.52%) Telecoms
13 20 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
14 13 (1.49%) Advertising
14 13 (1.49%) Financial Institution
15 12 (1.37%) French Language
15 12 (1.37%) Law
16 11 (1.26%) Local Government
17 8 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 164 (18.76%) Analyst
2 98 (11.21%) Project Manager
3 53 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 46 (5.26%) Architect
5 43 (4.92%) Developer
6 39 (4.46%) Consultant
7 26 (2.97%) Programme Manager
8 23 (2.63%) Change Manager
8 23 (2.63%) IT Manager
9 22 (2.52%) Data Analyst
10 21 (2.40%) Coordinator
11 20 (2.29%) Support Engineer
12 19 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (2.17%) Service Analyst
13 18 (2.06%) Administrator
13 18 (2.06%) IT Analyst
14 17 (1.95%) Senior Consultant
14 17 (1.95%) Support Officer
15 16 (1.83%) IT Support
16 14 (1.60%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.52%) HTML
2 18 (2.06%) .NET
3 17 (1.95%) CSS
3 17 (1.95%) React
4 12 (1.37%) XML
5 9 (1.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.03%) Django
5 9 (1.03%) Flask
6 7 (0.80%) COM
7 6 (0.69%) HTML5
8 5 (0.57%) CSS3
8 5 (0.57%) Kafka
8 5 (0.57%) Sass
9 4 (0.46%) JSON
9 4 (0.46%) Node.js
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.46%) scikit-learn
9 4 (0.46%) SOAP
9 4 (0.46%) Velocity
9 4 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 36 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (2.97%) User Experience
4 23 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 19 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.95%) NHS
8 12 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.26%) FMCG
10 10 (1.14%) Legacy Applications
11 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.69%) Fibre Optics
14 6 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
14 6 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.27%) Windows
2 31 (3.55%) Windows 10
3 21 (2.40%) Linux
4 20 (2.29%) Unix
5 16 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.14%) Android
8 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (26.20%) Project Management
3 191 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
4 186 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (14.76%) Decision-Making
6 97 (11.10%) Time Management
7 90 (10.30%) Migration
8 84 (9.61%) Project Delivery
9 77 (8.81%) Analytics
9 77 (8.81%) Change Management
10 65 (7.44%) PRINCE2
11 55 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (6.06%) ITIL
13 51 (5.84%) Service Management
14 50 (5.72%) DevOps
15 47 (5.38%) Risk Management
16 46 (5.26%) Scrum
17 45 (5.15%) Business Analysis
17 45 (5.15%) Process Improvement
17 45 (5.15%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 77 (8.81%) SQL
2 43 (4.92%) Python
3 29 (3.32%) Java
4 24 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.72%) PHP
6 14 (1.60%) VBA
7 12 (1.37%) C
8 11 (1.26%) C#
9 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.69%) R
10 5 (0.57%) ES6
11 4 (0.46%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.46%) Ruby
11 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.34%) Perl
12 3 (0.34%) SOQL
13 2 (0.23%) Scala
13 2 (0.23%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 60 (6.86%) Degree
3 51 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.60%) PMP
7 13 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.37%) ACCA
8 12 (1.37%) CIMA
9 9 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.03%) CISSP
9 9 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.69%) APMG
11 6 (0.69%) CISM
12 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.46%) APMP
13 4 (0.46%) CCNP
13 4 (0.46%) MCP
13 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.32%) PMO
2 28 (3.20%) QA
3 23 (2.63%) SLA
4 21 (2.40%) Data Quality
5 18 (2.06%) GDPR
6 17 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.03%) Accessibility
8 6 (0.69%) NIST
9 4 (0.46%) HL7
9 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.34%) GRC
10 3 (0.34%) P3O
11 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 2 (0.23%) MiFID
12 1 (0.11%) COBIT
12 1 (0.11%) GAAP
12 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.83%) OpenAM
2 16 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.72%) Docker
4 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.46%) NFS
5 4 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.46%) XenApp
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Snort
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (1.49%) SCCM
3 11 (1.26%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.46%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.34%) SCOM
6 3 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.34%) Terraform
7 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.23%) Ansible
7 2 (0.23%) Avamar
7 2 (0.23%) Control-M
7 2 (0.23%) MIIS
7 2 (0.23%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.11%) vMotion
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 194 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.32%) Oracle
3 38 (4.35%) SAP
4 35 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (3.55%) Adobe
6 21 (2.40%) VMware
7 20 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 16 (1.83%) Citrix
8 16 (1.83%) ForgeRock
9 15 (1.72%) Google
10 11 (1.26%) Cisco
11 9 (1.03%) BT
11 9 (1.03%) Marketo
12 8 (0.92%) Palo Alto
13 7 (0.80%) EMC
14 6 (0.69%) Dell
14 6 (0.69%) JD Edwards
15 5 (0.57%) Apple
15 5 (0.57%) IBM
15 5 (0.57%) Intapp