Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 223 416 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 2.60% 2.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.95% 8.53% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 204 239
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £120 £208 £206
90th Percentile £571 £575 £550
England median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 40
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £14.61 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +21.75% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.53 £47.50 £25.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.27% +16.20%

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 3,208 4,879 5,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.65% 30.49% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,830 2,923 2,956
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £185 £240 £210
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £474 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.14% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 231 230
South East median hourly rate £30.62 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.08% -0.92% +15.34%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.19% -2.33% +8.83%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
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 Self-Motivation in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor 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 19 February 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 -6 121 £275 -31.25% 83
Berkshire -10 78 £300 -25.00% 34
Hampshire +25 52 £400 -15.79% 45
Buckinghamshire -4 34 £190 -36.67% 24
Surrey +35 24 £374 -5.02% 30
Kent +13 12 £388 -16.22% 14
Oxfordshire +16 9 - - 25
West Sussex -19 6 £490 +8.59% 18
East Sussex +8 4 £250 -44.75% 8
Middlesex +14 1 £130 -72.63%
Sussex - 1 - - 2
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 74 (33.18%) Windows
2 68 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (26.46%) Microsoft
4 51 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
4 51 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (19.73%) Security Cleared
6 41 (18.39%) Finance
7 39 (17.49%) ITIL
7 39 (17.49%) SLA
8 38 (17.04%) Degree
9 37 (16.59%) Active Directory
10 36 (16.14%) SC Cleared
11 31 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (12.56%) Telecoms
12 28 (12.56%) Windows 10
13 24 (10.76%) Service Management
13 24 (10.76%) Workflow
13 24 (10.76%) Windows 7
13 24 (10.76%) Office 365
14 21 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (8.97%) Linux
15 20 (8.97%) Service Delivery
15 20 (8.97%) Azure
16 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (8.07%) Windows Server
18 17 (7.62%) Test Automation
18 17 (7.62%) JIRA
19 15 (6.73%) Migration
19 15 (6.73%) VMware
19 15 (6.73%) Information Security

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 11 (4.93%) Confluence
2 8 (3.59%) IIS
3 6 (2.69%) Apache
4 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.90%) CMS
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.90%) nginx
7 1 (0.45%) Drupal
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 51 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.35%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.45%) InVision
7 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.35%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.45%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) Office 365
2 20 (8.97%) Azure
3 9 (4.04%) SaaS
4 7 (3.14%) AWS
5 5 (2.24%) IaaS
5 5 (2.24%) PaaS
6 4 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.35%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.35%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.35%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.90%) Serverless
9 1 (0.45%) Asana
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.45%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.45%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
1 11 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.48%) Firewall
3 6 (2.69%) DHCP
3 6 (2.69%) DNS
3 6 (2.69%) LAN
3 6 (2.69%) SAN
3 6 (2.69%) Skype
3 6 (2.69%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (2.24%) Broadband
4 5 (2.24%) Network Security
4 5 (2.24%) WAN
5 4 (1.79%) NAS
5 4 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.79%) VPN
6 3 (1.35%) HTTP
7 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.90%) Intranet
7 2 (0.90%) PBX
7 2 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.35%) Power BI
4 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) DTS
5 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.62%) JIRA
2 12 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.59%) Selenium
4 6 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.24%) JMeter
6 4 (1.79%) Postman
6 4 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.35%) Maven
7 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.90%) GitLab
8 2 (0.90%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.45%) LSMW
9 1 (0.45%) MSI
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 41 (18.39%) Finance
2 28 (12.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.48%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Legal
5 8 (3.59%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (3.59%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) Electronics
6 5 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Local Government
9 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.90%) Military
9 2 (0.90%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Hebrew Language
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.52%) Analyst
2 28 (12.56%) Service Analyst
3 27 (12.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (6.73%) IT Support
5 14 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.83%) Architect
7 11 (4.93%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) IT Analyst
8 10 (4.48%) Consultant
8 10 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.04%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.04%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (3.59%) Data Centre Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (3.59%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.48%) .NET
2 9 (4.04%) RESTful
3 8 (3.59%) JSON
4 6 (2.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.69%) HTML
4 6 (2.69%) REST
5 5 (2.24%) Web Services
6 4 (1.79%) HTML5
7 3 (1.35%) LDAP
8 2 (0.90%) React
8 2 (0.90%) Spring
9 1 (0.45%) BAPI
9 1 (0.45%) IDoc
9 1 (0.45%) Middleware
9 1 (0.45%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.59%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.14%) NHS
5 6 (2.69%) PMI
6 4 (1.79%) CMDB
6 4 (1.79%) Replication
6 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.35%) Blog
7 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (0.90%) FMCG
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.18%) Windows
2 28 (12.56%) Windows 10
3 24 (10.76%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.97%) Linux
5 18 (8.07%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.24%) Unix
9 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Android
10 2 (0.90%) CentOS
10 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.45%) HPUX
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (17.49%) ITIL
3 31 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.76%) Service Management
4 24 (10.76%) Workflow
5 20 (8.97%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.62%) Test Automation
7 15 (6.73%) Information Security
7 15 (6.73%) Migration
8 14 (6.28%) Project Management
8 14 (6.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.28%) SDLC
9 13 (5.83%) Scrum
9 13 (5.83%) Time Management
10 12 (5.38%) Change Management
10 12 (5.38%) Coaching
10 12 (5.38%) ITSM
10 12 (5.38%) Validation
11 11 (4.93%) Project Delivery
11 11 (4.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.83%) C
2 12 (5.38%) Java
2 12 (5.38%) SQL
3 11 (4.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.93%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.59%) C#
5 4 (1.79%) Java 8
5 4 (1.79%) Python
6 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.90%) PHP
7 2 (0.90%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) ABAP
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) COBOL
8 1 (0.45%) Delphi
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.04%) Degree
3 36 (16.14%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.48%) MCSE
6 8 (3.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.69%) IIBA
8 6 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.69%) MCP
8 6 (2.69%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.24%) CCNA
9 5 (2.24%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.24%) CISM
9 5 (2.24%) CISSP
9 5 (2.24%) CLAS
9 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.79%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.49%) SLA
2 13 (5.83%) QA
3 6 (2.69%) GDPR
3 6 (2.69%) JSP 440
4 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.35%) PMO
7 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.45%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.45%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.45%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.45%) DO-254
8 1 (0.45%) GAAP
8 1 (0.45%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.14%) SCCM
2 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 4 (1.79%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.73%) VMware
3 13 (5.83%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.59%) SAP
5 7 (3.14%) Adobe
5 7 (3.14%) Dell
5 7 (3.14%) HP
5 7 (3.14%) NetApp
6 6 (2.69%) Cisco
7 5 (2.24%) Arista
7 5 (2.24%) Juniper
8 4 (1.79%) BMC
8 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.35%) Citrix
9 3 (1.35%) Google
9 3 (1.35%) Workday
10 2 (0.90%) Ensighten
10 2 (0.90%) Samsung
10 2 (0.90%) Sonus
10 2 (0.90%) Tealium