Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 -15
Contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.63% 0.58% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.64% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Essex median daily rate £571 £468 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.19% - -
East of England median daily rate £469 £468 £750
% change year-on-year +0.27% -37.67% +67.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -30.77% -

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 537 936 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.04% 90.17% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 587 483
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +40.00%
10th Percentile £193 £298 £300
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 68
Essex median hourly rate £15.76 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -49.23% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.53 £12.55 £13.04
90th Percentile £39.90 £48.13 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -41.67% +9.09%

Commercial Awareness
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Commercial Awareness in Essex

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Commercial Awareness in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Commercial Awareness in Essex

Commercial Awareness
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Awareness in Essex.

Contractor 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 21 October 2019. 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 +15 1 £630 +51.81% 1
Basildon - 1 £513 -
Commercial Awareness
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
1 3 (75.00%) Conflict Management
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Conflict Management
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) VMware