Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 114 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 53 301 391
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 2.12% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 7.05% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 159 199
Median daily rate £350 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £132 £150 £149
90th Percentile £547 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 31 31
Median hourly rate £21.91 £12.00 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.58% -17.86% +19.27%
10th Percentile £15.57 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.90 £21.13 £42.50
England median hourly rate £20.13 £16.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +21.97% -11.76% +22.62%

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 1,015 4,268 5,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.42% 30.01% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 2,488 3,011
Median daily rate £435 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £197 £225 £253
90th Percentile £623 £600 £588
England median daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.86% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 229 225
Median hourly rate £31.56 £34.00 £22.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +53.19% +16.82%
10th Percentile £11.98 £12.00 £10.77
90th Percentile £61.28 £79.00 £50.55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.98 £20.17
% change year-on-year +59.24% +8.97% +0.85%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire +45 22 £300 -30.42% 24
Thames Valley +11 18 £411 +20.74% 28
Berkshire +16 15 £513 +70.83% 11
West Sussex +47 8 £527 +56.00% 8
Kent +18 3 £400 +6.67% 4
Surrey +65 2 £245 -45.56% 16
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £370 -1.99% 10
Oxfordshire +35 1 £150 -68.42% 7
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
5 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (16.98%) Service Management
6 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
7 7 (13.21%) Office 365
7 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.21%) ITSM
7 7 (13.21%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) VMware
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
8 6 (11.32%) Firewall
8 6 (11.32%) DHCP
8 6 (11.32%) Degree
8 6 (11.32%) PKI
8 6 (11.32%) IaaS
8 6 (11.32%) DevOps
8 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (11.32%) Due Diligence
9 5 (9.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (9.43%) Skype
9 5 (9.43%) Project Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) 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 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Maximo
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Logic Apps
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) Skype
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.77%) 3G
5 2 (3.77%) 4G
5 2 (3.77%) 5G
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) PBX
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.89%) DWDM
6 1 (1.89%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.89%) IPsec
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) OSPF
6 1 (1.89%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) GIS
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.89%) FishEye
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Consultant
2 5 (9.43%) Architect
2 5 (9.43%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
3 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Governance Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Information Governance Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.89%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.89%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.89%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (1.89%) React
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.89%) Velocity
2 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
2 1 (1.89%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) PKI
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) CMDB
4 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
4 7 (13.21%) ITSM
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (11.32%) DevOps
5 6 (11.32%) Due Diligence
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Project Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Validation
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) C++
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.89%) AWK
4 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.89%) C-shell
4 1 (1.89%) GLSL
4 1 (1.89%) HLSL
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) sed
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CNE
6 1 (1.89%) HNC
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.89%) Terraform
3 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) McAfee
5 3 (5.66%) Remedy
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Sonus
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.89%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto