Period
to 4 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 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.

Self-Motivation
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 113 110
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 167 338 367
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.44% 2.33% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.07% 7.68% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 180 221
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -2.20%
10th Percentile £140 £250 £208
90th Percentile £582 £600 £525
England median daily rate £438 £434 £413
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 61 23
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.13 £44.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £27.18 £16.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.23% -18.75% +37.93%

Self-Motivation is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,070 4,401 5,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.30% 30.38% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 2,618 2,941
Median daily rate £425 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £259 £225
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 225 246
Median hourly rate £31.00 £18.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.33% -37.50% +81.82%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.85 £10.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £53.25
Median hourly rate £27.46 £20.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.26% -7.01% +15.38%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
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 Self-Motivation within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 June 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
Thames Valley +4 80 £378 -8.36% 11
Berkshire +7 53 £400 -5.88% 6
Hampshire +49 49 £388 -8.82% 13
Surrey +41 22 £519 +7.18% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 22 £220 -30.16% 1
West Sussex +16 9 £400 -15.79% 4
Kent +19 6 £425 -1.45% 1
Oxfordshire +22 5 £140 -67.44% 4
East Sussex +12 1 £475 +5.56% 1
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Self-Motivation 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 Self-Motivation.

1 68 (40.72%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (35.93%) Windows
3 50 (29.94%) Microsoft
4 48 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (23.35%) ITIL
6 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
7 30 (17.96%) Degree
8 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
9 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
10 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (14.37%) Finance
12 22 (13.17%) Migration
12 22 (13.17%) SC Cleared
13 19 (11.38%) Azure
13 19 (11.38%) Telecoms
13 19 (11.38%) SLA
14 18 (10.78%) Workflow
14 18 (10.78%) Office 365
14 18 (10.78%) Windows Server
15 17 (10.18%) Linux
15 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
16 16 (9.58%) VMware
17 15 (8.98%) DHCP
17 15 (8.98%) Data Centre
17 15 (8.98%) Windows 10
18 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
19 13 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (7.78%) Service Management
19 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2016

Self-Motivation
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 10 (5.99%) IIS
2 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.79%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.40%) Apache
4 3 (1.80%) CMS
4 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) Confluence
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.60%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.40%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.60%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.60%) Maximo
4 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.60%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.60%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.60%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.60%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Azure
2 18 (10.78%) Office 365
3 8 (4.79%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.19%) AWS
5 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.80%) IaaS
6 3 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.60%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.60%) Serverless
8 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.60%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) DHCP
2 12 (7.19%) Firewall
2 12 (7.19%) Skype
3 9 (5.39%) Internet
4 8 (4.79%) DNS
4 8 (4.79%) LAN
5 7 (4.19%) Network Security
5 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.59%) PBX
7 4 (2.40%) Broadband
7 4 (2.40%) WAN
8 3 (1.80%) BGP
8 3 (1.80%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.80%) FTP
8 3 (1.80%) HTTP
8 3 (1.80%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.80%) MPLS
8 3 (1.80%) OSPF
8 3 (1.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Power BI
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) DTS
4 2 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.60%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) JIRA
2 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.80%) Selenium
3 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.60%) Postman
3 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.60%) RSpec
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 19 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (2.40%) Marketing
4 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.80%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.80%) Swedish Language
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
6 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.20%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (16.77%) Analyst
2 16 (9.58%) Service Analyst
2 16 (9.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (6.59%) IT Support
4 10 (5.99%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.39%) Architect
6 8 (4.79%) Developer
6 8 (4.79%) IT Analyst
6 8 (4.79%) IT Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.19%) Administrator
7 7 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.59%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.59%) Technical Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) IT Manager
9 5 (2.99%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.20%) JSON
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.20%) REST
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) OAuth
3 1 (0.60%) pytest
3 1 (0.60%) React
3 1 (0.60%) RESTful
3 1 (0.60%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.60%) VCL
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.60%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.79%) PKI
4 5 (2.99%) NHS
4 5 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.80%) Blog
5 3 (1.80%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.80%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.20%) e-Health
6 2 (1.20%) LIMS
6 2 (1.20%) PACS
6 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.93%) Windows
2 18 (10.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.18%) Linux
4 15 (8.98%) Windows 10
5 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.80%) Unix
11 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) HPUX
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.60%) Solaris
12 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (23.35%) ITIL
3 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.17%) Migration
5 18 (10.78%) Workflow
6 13 (7.78%) Service Management
7 12 (7.19%) High Availability
7 12 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (7.19%) SDLC
8 11 (6.59%) Project Delivery
8 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.99%) Analytics
9 10 (5.99%) Coaching
9 10 (5.99%) DevOps
9 10 (5.99%) Information Security
9 10 (5.99%) Project Management
10 9 (5.39%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (5.39%) Validation
11 8 (4.79%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (4.79%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.19%) SQL
3 10 (5.99%) Python
4 9 (5.39%) C#
5 7 (4.19%) Java
6 6 (3.59%) C
7 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.40%) Delphi
9 3 (1.80%) Perl
9 3 (1.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) COBOL
10 1 (0.60%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) Java 8
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.96%) Degree
2 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (3.59%) CISM
6 6 (3.59%) CISSP
7 5 (2.99%) CLAS
8 4 (2.40%) CCNA
8 4 (2.40%) CCNP
8 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.40%) MCP
9 3 (1.80%) CCIE
9 3 (1.80%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) GDPR
2 5 (2.99%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.40%) PMO
3 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.60%) GAAP
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.60%) vCloud
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) SCDPM
2 4 (2.40%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.20%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.60%) Terraform
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.60%) vRealize
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.58%) VMware
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle
3 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow
4 7 (4.19%) Cisco
4 7 (4.19%) Dell
4 7 (4.19%) HP
4 7 (4.19%) SAP
5 6 (3.59%) Sonus
6 5 (2.99%) BMC
7 4 (2.40%) F5
7 4 (2.40%) Juniper
7 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.40%) Remedy
8 3 (1.80%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.80%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.20%) Arista
9 2 (1.20%) McAfee
9 2 (1.20%) NetApp
9 2 (1.20%) Sun