Period
to 24 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Skills 30 6 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Norfolk 25.21% 9.52% 14.36%
As % of the General category 55.56% 30.00% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 16
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £160 £126 £525
Median % change year-on-year +26.98% -76.00% +23.53%
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
10th Percentile £13.75 " £12.52
25th Percentile £14.53 " £12.65
Median hourly rate £15.24 - £12.86
75th Percentile £16.84 " £13.09
90th Percentile £18.39 " £13.22
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year -7.14% -8.97% -9.53%

Social 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 Norfolk with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 54 20 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 45.38% 31.75% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 40
10th Percentile £81 £114 £206
25th Percentile £162 £126 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £288 £150 £485
Median % change year-on-year +91.67% -69.07% +14.12%
75th Percentile £388 £309 £525
90th Percentile £419 £343 £537
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
10th Percentile £13.75 " £12.69
25th Percentile £14.53 " £12.86
Median hourly rate £15.24 - £52.50
75th Percentile £16.84 " £53.75
90th Percentile £18.39 " "
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -43.75% +48.15% -6.47%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Norfolk.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Norfolk

Social Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Norfolk.

Daily rate trend for Social Skills in Norfolk

Social Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Norfolk over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Social Skills in Norfolk

Social Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Norfolk.

Hourly rate trend for Social Skills in Norfolk

Social Skills
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 24 October 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
Norwich +2 23 £160 +26.98% 20
King's Lynn - 5 £73 - 1
Social Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Social 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Apple
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.33%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) Azure
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
8 4 (13.33%) DBS Check
8 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
9 3 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Time Management
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.00%) Change Control
9 3 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) NHS

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (13.33%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Extranet
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Application Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
2 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Development
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Process Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) DBS Check
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com