Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Commercial Awareness skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Commercial Awareness over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 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.

Commercial Awareness
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 86 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness 11 5 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 0.61% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +33.33%
East of England median daily rate £300 £538 £485
% change year-on-year -44.19% +10.82% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -32.50% -4.76%

Commercial Awareness 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 503 711 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 80.48% 87.35% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 414 401
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £274 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 30
Median hourly rate £21.57 £16.61 £34.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.86% -51.18% -2.80%
10th Percentile £18.08 £12.52 £15.68
90th Percentile £42.90 £53.57 £54.75
Median hourly rate £21.17 £19.50 £21.31
% change year-on-year +8.56% -8.48% -35.43%

Commercial Awareness
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Commercial Awareness as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Commercial Awareness in Essex

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Commercial Awareness in Essex.

Daily rate trend for Commercial Awareness in Essex

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Commercial Awareness in Essex.

Hourly rate trend for Commercial Awareness in Essex

Commercial Awareness
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Awareness within the Essex region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea +21 2 - -
Commercial Awareness
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Commercial Awareness 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 Essex region with a requirement for Commercial Awareness.

1 9 (81.82%) Open Workbench
1 9 (81.82%) Project Governance
1 9 (81.82%) Line Management
1 9 (81.82%) Matrix Organization
2 8 (72.73%) Acceptance Criteria
2 8 (72.73%) Project Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Resource Management
3 7 (63.64%) Conflict Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (9.09%) Public Sector

Commercial Awareness
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Open Workbench
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Line Management
1 9 (81.82%) Matrix Organization
1 9 (81.82%) Project Governance
2 8 (72.73%) Acceptance Criteria
2 8 (72.73%) Project Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) Conflict Management
3 7 (63.64%) Resource Management
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle