Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Mentoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mentoring over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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.

Mentorship
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 129 129
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +27
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 331 306 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.97% 1.90% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.26% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 179
South East median daily rate £438 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +0.59% +1.49%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.21% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £23.14 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.47% +18.00% -43.97%
10th Percentile £22.45 £17.19 £17.45
90th Percentile £50.80 £47.57 £28.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +57.41% +37.68% -43.16%

Mentoring 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,393 13,542 15,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.64% 84.17% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,589 7,856 9,360
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mentoring in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley -19 121 £475 +15.85% 96
Berkshire -29 70 £450 +12.50% 53
Hampshire 0 69 £375 -11.76% 36
West Sussex +8 54 £490 +12.26% 11
Surrey -13 48 £463 +2.78% 21
Buckinghamshire +16 30 £363 +1.40% 12
Oxfordshire -5 21 £700 +33.33% 31
East Sussex +10 17 £500 - 5
Middlesex +8 8 £375 -37.76%
Kent +6 6 £363 -14.71% 6
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring 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 South East region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 130 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.40%) Coaching
3 75 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 58 (17.52%) Scrum
6 55 (16.62%) Project Management
7 53 (16.01%) JavaScript
8 51 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (15.11%) C#
10 47 (14.20%) Finance
11 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (13.60%) Security Cleared
13 42 (12.69%) Change Management
13 42 (12.69%) Java
14 40 (12.08%) MVC
15 37 (11.18%) SQL
15 37 (11.18%) Degree
15 37 (11.18%) AngularJS
16 36 (10.88%) User Stories
16 36 (10.88%) Web Development
17 35 (10.57%) .NET
18 34 (10.27%) CSS
18 34 (10.27%) Windows
18 34 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (10.27%) User Experience
19 29 (8.76%) Kanban
19 29 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (8.76%) SC Cleared
19 29 (8.76%) HTML
20 28 (8.46%) Test Automation

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.32%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.42%) Confluence
6 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.51%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.21%) Anypoint
8 4 (1.21%) Apache
8 4 (1.21%) CMS
8 4 (1.21%) IIS
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.91%) Mule
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.81%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.55%) Office 365
4 9 (2.72%) SaaS
5 8 (2.42%) TestFlight
6 7 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.21%) GitHub
8 4 (1.21%) npm
9 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.91%) Serverless
9 3 (0.91%) Yammer
10 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.30%) G Suite
11 1 (0.30%) IaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.14%) DNS
2 13 (3.93%) Firewall
2 13 (3.93%) Internet
2 13 (3.93%) VPN
3 8 (2.42%) BGP
3 8 (2.42%) HTTP
3 8 (2.42%) Network Security
4 6 (1.81%) DHCP
4 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.51%) SAN
5 5 (1.51%) Skype
5 5 (1.51%) WAN
6 4 (1.21%) LAN
7 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.91%) OSPF
7 3 (0.91%) VoIP
7 3 (0.91%) X.500
8 2 (0.60%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.04%) NoSQL
2 15 (4.53%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (3.02%) Big Data
4 10 (3.02%) Power BI
5 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.81%) Neo4j
7 6 (1.81%) Spotfire
8 5 (1.51%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.51%) Redis
9 4 (1.21%) MySQL
9 4 (1.21%) OLAP
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.95%) TeamCity
3 21 (6.34%) JIRA
4 16 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.63%) JUnit
5 12 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.02%) Selenium
7 9 (2.72%) Maven
7 9 (2.72%) Subversion
8 8 (2.42%) CocoaPods
8 8 (2.42%) fastlane
8 8 (2.42%) Xcode
9 5 (1.51%) JMeter
9 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.21%) DbUnit
10 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.21%) HttpUnit
10 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 11 (3.32%) Marketing
3 9 (2.72%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.51%) Banking
4 5 (1.51%) Legal
4 5 (1.51%) Military
4 5 (1.51%) Publishing
5 4 (1.21%) Advertising
5 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.91%) Back Office
6 3 (0.91%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) German Language
7 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (21.75%) Developer
2 35 (10.57%) Analyst
3 32 (9.67%) Architect
4 30 (9.06%) Scrum Master
5 19 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.44%) Consultant
6 18 (5.44%) Java Developer
7 16 (4.83%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 13 (3.93%) SharePoint Analyst
10 12 (3.63%) Angular Developer
11 10 (3.02%) Agile Scrum Master
11 10 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.02%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.72%) Designer
12 9 (2.72%) UI Designer
13 8 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.18%) AngularJS
2 35 (10.57%) .NET
3 34 (10.27%) CSS
4 29 (8.76%) HTML
5 27 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 24 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (6.95%) REST
8 22 (6.65%) HTML5
9 21 (6.34%) .NET Framework
10 20 (6.04%) Spring
11 18 (5.44%) Entity Framework
11 18 (5.44%) JSON
12 17 (5.14%) CSS3
12 17 (5.14%) Web Services
13 16 (4.83%) jQuery
14 15 (4.53%) RESTful
15 14 (4.23%) Node.js
16 12 (3.63%) WCF
17 11 (3.32%) XML
18 9 (2.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.27%) User Experience
3 16 (4.83%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.02%) PKI
7 9 (2.72%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.11%) Replication
10 6 (1.81%) HP Storage
10 6 (1.81%) PMI
10 6 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.21%) Life Science
12 4 (1.21%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.91%) Blog
13 3 (0.91%) Social Media
13 3 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.27%) Windows
2 21 (6.34%) Linux
3 18 (5.44%) Unix
4 11 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.21%) Android
7 4 (1.21%) Solaris
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.91%) CentOS
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.40%) Coaching
3 75 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (17.52%) Scrum
5 55 (16.62%) Project Management
6 51 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (12.69%) Change Management
8 40 (12.08%) MVC
9 36 (10.88%) User Stories
9 36 (10.88%) Web Development
10 29 (8.76%) Kanban
11 28 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 27 (8.16%) ITIL
12 27 (8.16%) SDLC
12 27 (8.16%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.25%) Decision-Making
13 24 (7.25%) TDD
14 23 (6.95%) Migration
14 23 (6.95%) Open Source
15 22 (6.65%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.01%) JavaScript
2 50 (15.11%) C#
3 42 (12.69%) Java
4 37 (11.18%) SQL
5 14 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.63%) Java 8
6 12 (3.63%) Python
7 11 (3.32%) Scala
8 10 (3.02%) Ruby
9 8 (2.42%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.81%) C
10 6 (1.81%) C++
11 5 (1.51%) PHP
11 5 (1.51%) R
12 4 (1.21%) ES6
12 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.21%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.91%) XQuery
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.18%) Degree
3 29 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.72%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.42%) PMP
7 5 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.21%) CCNP
8 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.21%) MCSE
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.60%) CCDP
10 2 (0.60%) CCIE
10 2 (0.60%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (0.60%) CISSP
10 2 (0.60%) PhD
10 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.85%) QA
2 16 (4.83%) PMO
3 10 (3.02%) GDPR
4 9 (2.72%) Data Quality
5 8 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.51%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.91%) SLA
8 2 (0.60%) GxP
8 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.30%) GAMP
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.42%) Docker
3 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.81%) vSphere
5 3 (0.91%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Ansible
1 8 (2.42%) SCOM
2 4 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.21%) Nagios
2 4 (1.21%) WSUS
3 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.91%) vRealize
4 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.60%) SCCM
4 2 (0.60%) Terraform
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.53%) Oracle
3 13 (3.93%) HP
4 10 (3.02%) SAP
5 9 (2.72%) EMC
5 9 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.42%) Cisco
6 8 (2.42%) Isilon
6 8 (2.42%) Juniper
6 8 (2.42%) NetApp
6 8 (2.42%) VMware
7 6 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.81%) Citrix
7 6 (1.81%) McAfee
7 6 (1.81%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.81%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.51%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.21%) Google
9 4 (1.21%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.91%) Sitecore