Period
to 12 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 12 November 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 West
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 106 108
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 121 130 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 2.08% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 7.20% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 83 65
South West median daily rate £431 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £274 £138 £168
90th Percentile £538 £535 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
South West median hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +28.57% +191.67%
10th Percentile £21.03 £33.56 £29.50
90th Percentile £42.00 £79.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +16.67% +3.81%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,821 1,805 1,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.25% 28.94% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,142 1,125 932
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.21% +7.60%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £188
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 86 79
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% +54.90%
10th Percentile £15.36 £15.99 £13.35
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +1.23% -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South West over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South West over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Wiltshire +13 48 £444 +74.02% 23
Bristol -12 33 £418 +5.70% 34
Somerset +7 14 £438 +157.35% 9
Gloucestershire -3 13 £300 -29.41% 10
Devon -14 7 £494 +39.08% 12
Dorset -5 4 £195 -61.95% 6
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 44 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
5 26 (21.49%) Finance
5 26 (21.49%) ITIL
6 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (18.18%) Linux
8 21 (17.36%) Windows
8 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (14.88%) Degree
10 17 (14.05%) VMware
10 17 (14.05%) PLM
10 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Excel
10 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
10 17 (14.05%) Project Management
10 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
10 17 (14.05%) Time Management
11 16 (13.22%) Cisco
11 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
12 14 (11.57%) Project Delivery
13 13 (10.74%) Manufacturing
14 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
14 12 (9.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
14 12 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (9.09%) Public Sector
15 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
15 11 (9.09%) Java

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.31%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.61%) PTC Creo
5 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (4.13%) CATIA
6 5 (4.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (3.31%) Acrobat
8 3 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (2.48%) Photoshop
8 3 (2.48%) Simulink
8 3 (2.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Azure
2 8 (6.61%) AWS
2 8 (6.61%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Firebase
4 1 (0.83%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.44%) SAN
3 7 (5.79%) DHCP
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) Wireless
4 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.13%) Firewall
4 5 (4.13%) VPN
5 4 (3.31%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (3.31%) Internet
6 3 (2.48%) Intranet
6 3 (2.48%) LAN
6 3 (2.48%) WAN
7 2 (1.65%) VLAN
7 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.83%) BGP
8 1 (0.83%) OSPF
8 1 (0.83%) VoIP
8 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) MS Access
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.48%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.61%) Gerrit
2 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.13%) JIRA
4 5 (4.13%) Subversion
5 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) Gradle
6 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
5 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Local Government
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (11.57%) Developer
2 12 (9.92%) Administrator
2 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.26%) Analyst
3 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Deployment Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Wintel Specialist
9 3 (2.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) SOAP
1 7 (5.79%) XML
2 6 (4.96%) HTML
2 6 (4.96%) Web Services
3 5 (4.13%) CSS
3 5 (4.13%) HTML5
3 5 (4.13%) Java EE
3 5 (4.13%) Swing
4 2 (1.65%) ADO
4 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.65%) DAO
4 2 (1.65%) jQuery
4 2 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.65%) ODBC
4 2 (1.65%) RESTful
4 2 (1.65%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) EJB
5 1 (0.83%) JSP
5 1 (0.83%) Struts
5 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.48%) Animation
3 3 (2.48%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.65%) AS400
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Arduino
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 21 (17.36%) Windows
3 12 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.31%) CentOS
7 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) ITIL
4 17 (14.05%) PLM
4 17 (14.05%) Project Management
4 17 (14.05%) Time Management
5 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
6 14 (11.57%) Project Delivery
7 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 10 (8.26%) Decision-Making
9 10 (8.26%) DevOps
10 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.61%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.79%) Analytics
12 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.79%) Data Analytics
12 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) Java
2 10 (8.26%) SQL
3 9 (7.44%) C++
3 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.61%) MATLAB
5 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.96%) C
7 5 (4.13%) VBA
8 3 (2.48%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.48%) C#
8 3 (2.48%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.65%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.88%) Degree
3 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.79%) MCP
6 6 (4.96%) MCSA
6 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.13%) MCSE
7 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.48%) ISEB
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.65%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.65%) CCNA
10 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) COSHH
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) Docker
2 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Ansible
2 6 (4.96%) vCenter Server
3 5 (4.13%) SCCM
4 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.05%) VMware
3 16 (13.22%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.61%) SAP
5 7 (5.79%) Adobe
5 7 (5.79%) HP
6 6 (4.96%) McAfee
6 6 (4.96%) Siemens
7 5 (4.13%) ANSYS
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix
8 4 (3.31%) Lotus
8 4 (3.31%) Symantec
9 3 (2.48%) hybris
10 2 (1.65%) Dell
10 2 (1.65%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) MAPICS
10 2 (1.65%) Sun