Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 110 121
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -18
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 305 384 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.32% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.07% 7.43% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 198 160
South East median daily rate £400 £408 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.66% +1.00%
10th Percentile £160 £148 £172
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 28
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.18 £43.20 £18.79
England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.79 £15.25
% change year-on-year -12.19% +23.21% +8.93%

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 4,312 5,170 4,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.07% 31.26% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,525 3,020 2,730
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £260 £213
90th Percentile £604 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 234 233
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.49% +13.16% -17.39%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £79.00 £50.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +8 161 £340 -15.00% 76
Berkshire +18 114 £300 -14.29% 25
Hampshire +10 74 £416 -2.18% 46
Buckinghamshire +6 38 £378 +25.83% 34
Surrey -1 30 £484 +6.14% 28
Kent +3 16 £375 +15.38% 14
West Sussex -16 14 £338 -15.63% 20
East Sussex +2 10 £425 -5.56% 6
Oxfordshire +4 9 £475 +11.76% 17
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 95 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 84 (27.54%) Windows
3 71 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (22.30%) Finance
5 64 (20.98%) Security Cleared
6 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Office
7 54 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (16.39%) Degree
10 45 (14.75%) ITIL
10 45 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
11 44 (14.43%) SC Cleared
12 37 (12.13%) Telecoms
13 34 (11.15%) SLA
14 32 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 30 (9.84%) QA
15 30 (9.84%) Test Automation
16 29 (9.51%) Internet
16 29 (9.51%) Workflow
16 29 (9.51%) Office 365
17 28 (9.18%) Active Directory
18 26 (8.52%) JavaScript
18 26 (8.52%) SQL
18 26 (8.52%) Project Management
19 25 (8.20%) Windows 10
20 24 (7.87%) Service Delivery
20 24 (7.87%) SharePoint
20 24 (7.87%) Azure
20 24 (7.87%) JIRA
21 23 (7.54%) Java

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 24 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.56%) Confluence
3 16 (5.25%) IIS
4 13 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.95%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.31%) Apache
7 3 (0.98%) CMS
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.66%) WordPress
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.33%) Luigi
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.31%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.98%) Maximo
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.33%) Primavera
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.51%) Office 365
2 24 (7.87%) Azure
3 14 (4.59%) SaaS
4 11 (3.61%) PaaS
5 9 (2.95%) IaaS
6 7 (2.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (1.31%) AWS
8 4 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.31%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.31%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.51%) Internet
2 18 (5.90%) LAN
3 17 (5.57%) Firewall
4 16 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.92%) Skype
6 13 (4.26%) WAN
7 12 (3.93%) VPN
8 10 (3.28%) SAN
9 9 (2.95%) DNS
9 9 (2.95%) NAS
9 9 (2.95%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (2.30%) NX-OS
11 5 (1.64%) Intranet
12 4 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.31%) SMTP
12 4 (1.31%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.98%) 5G
13 3 (0.98%) VoIP
13 3 (0.98%) Wireless
14 2 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.64%) Big Data
4 5 (1.64%) Essbase
5 4 (1.31%) Power BI
6 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.98%) MySQL
6 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) JIRA
2 21 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.90%) Selenium
4 16 (5.25%) Maven
5 12 (3.93%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.93%) JMeter
6 11 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.30%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.31%) Ant
10 4 (1.31%) Gradle
10 4 (1.31%) Subversion
11 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.98%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.66%) Appium
12 2 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (22.30%) Finance
2 37 (12.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.93%) Banking
3 12 (3.93%) Mandarin Language
4 11 (3.61%) Marketing
5 8 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.62%) Publishing
6 7 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.30%) Legal
7 6 (1.97%) Retail
8 5 (1.64%) Automotive
9 4 (1.31%) Billing
9 4 (1.31%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) Local Government
10 3 (0.98%) Military
10 3 (0.98%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.66%) Police
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (22.62%) Analyst
2 29 (9.51%) Developer
3 22 (7.21%) Coordinator
3 22 (7.21%) Service Analyst
3 22 (7.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (5.90%) Project Coordinator
5 17 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (4.92%) Architect
6 15 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 14 (4.59%) Tester
8 13 (4.26%) IT Analyst
8 13 (4.26%) Operations Technician
9 12 (3.93%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.93%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.61%) Automation Tester
10 11 (3.61%) Service Desk Support
10 11 (3.61%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 10 (3.28%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) .NET
2 16 (5.25%) JSON
3 14 (4.59%) HTML
3 14 (4.59%) RESTful
3 14 (4.59%) Web Services
4 13 (4.26%) REST
5 8 (2.62%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.62%) SOAP
6 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.97%) HTML5
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.31%) CSS
8 4 (1.31%) Spring
8 4 (1.31%) XML
9 3 (0.98%) Middleware
10 2 (0.66%) jQuery
10 2 (0.66%) Kafka
10 2 (0.66%) LDAP
10 2 (0.66%) LINQ
10 2 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.95%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.95%) Replication
4 8 (2.62%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.62%) NHS
5 7 (2.30%) User Experience
6 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.97%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.64%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.98%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (0.98%) Life Science
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) CMDB
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.54%) Windows
2 25 (8.20%) Windows 10
3 21 (6.89%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.92%) Linux
7 13 (4.26%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.98%) AIX
10 3 (0.98%) Solaris
10 3 (0.98%) Unix
11 2 (0.66%) Android
11 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.38%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (14.75%) ITIL
4 30 (9.84%) Test Automation
5 29 (9.51%) Workflow
6 26 (8.52%) Project Management
7 24 (7.87%) Service Delivery
8 23 (7.54%) Change Management
9 22 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.89%) Analytics
10 21 (6.89%) Migration
11 20 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 20 (6.56%) Scrum
11 20 (6.56%) Service Management
11 20 (6.56%) Time Management
12 19 (6.23%) ERP
12 19 (6.23%) TDD
13 17 (5.57%) Project Delivery
13 17 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (5.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.52%) JavaScript
1 26 (8.52%) SQL
2 23 (7.54%) Java
3 21 (6.89%) PowerShell
4 19 (6.23%) C#
5 12 (3.93%) Java 8
6 9 (2.95%) C
7 6 (1.97%) Python
8 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.98%) C++
9 3 (0.98%) PHP
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
11 1 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 64 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.39%) Degree
3 44 (14.43%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.56%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.61%) CCNA
6 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.62%) CIPD
8 6 (1.97%) MCSE
9 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.98%) MCP
12 2 (0.66%) ACCA
12 2 (0.66%) CCNP
12 2 (0.66%) CIMA
12 2 (0.66%) CWNA
12 2 (0.66%) MCSA
12 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.15%) SLA
2 30 (9.84%) QA
3 9 (2.95%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.64%) PMO
5 2 (0.66%) ARP4754
5 2 (0.66%) ARP4761
5 2 (0.66%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.66%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.66%) DO-254
5 2 (0.66%) HAZOP
5 2 (0.66%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.98%) Docker
4 3 (0.98%) Firmware
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.95%) SCCM
3 7 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.97%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.98%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.98%) Puppet
5 3 (0.98%) WSUS
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.66%) Ansible
6 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Consul
7 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Mesos
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 95 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.56%) SAP
3 19 (6.23%) McAfee
3 19 (6.23%) Oracle
4 13 (4.26%) Cisco
5 11 (3.61%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.61%) Tableau
6 10 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.28%) VMware
7 8 (2.62%) Huawei
7 8 (2.62%) Workday
8 5 (1.64%) Remedy
9 4 (1.31%) Adobe
9 4 (1.31%) BMC
9 4 (1.31%) Google
9 4 (1.31%) Informatica
9 4 (1.31%) Ivanti
10 3 (0.98%) Alibaba
10 3 (0.98%) Polycom
11 2 (0.66%) Sparx