Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Organisational Skills in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 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.

Organisational Skills
UK
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 228 236 217
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 +11
Contract jobs citing Organisational Skills 1,082 751 517
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.21% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 502 258
10th Percentile £200 £169 £158
25th Percentile £336 £275 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £416 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.11% +4.06% -3.03%
75th Percentile £588 £550 £525
90th Percentile £693 £649 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £329
% change year-on-year +13.33% +13.87% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 64 66
10th Percentile £12.31 £10.73 £14.88
25th Percentile £15.90 £14.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate £23.35 £18.50 £34.95
Median % change year-on-year +26.20% -47.06% +99.70%
75th Percentile £48.75 £33.75 £47.09
90th Percentile £55.94 £47.10 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £33.53
% change year-on-year +8.11% -44.83% +102.69%

Organisational Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50,377 34,017 21,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.25% 52.92% 51.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35,030 22,745 13,819
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
25th Percentile £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +9.55% +1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,396 1,200 829
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.90 £12.34
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.05 £20.03
Median % change year-on-year +14.01% +5.12% +2.09%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £40.75
90th Percentile £60.75 £56.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.96 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.03% -2.56% +5.62%

Organisational Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Organisational Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Organisational Skills.

Daily rate trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Organisational Skills.

Hourly rate trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Organisational Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +2 872 £490 +15.29% 476
UK excluding London +13 536 £425 +13.33% 369
Work from Home -9 456 £475 +18.75% 129
London -1 389 £525 +5.00% 134
North of England -32 114 £416 +23.88% 109
South East +2 108 £425 -0.37% 100
Scotland +36 100 £363 -9.38% 16
South West +18 91 £420 -11.58% 32
Midlands -23 77 £485 +49.23% 62
North West -26 72 £425 +41.67% 59
West Midlands -27 54 £490 +40.00% 35
Yorkshire -21 37 £290 -49.57% 31
East of England -37 34 £500 +122.22% 39
East Midlands -3 23 £465 +95.79% 27
Wales 0 13 £410 +26.15% 10
North East -5 5 £200 -40.48% 19
Northern Ireland +7 2 £438 - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Organisational Skills 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 with a requirement for Organisational Skills.

1 699 (64.60%) Social Skills
2 320 (29.57%) Project Management
3 272 (25.14%) Finance
4 269 (24.86%) Agile
5 250 (23.11%) Microsoft
5 250 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
6 237 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 219 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
8 170 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 143 (13.22%) Time Management
10 140 (12.94%) Windows
11 137 (12.66%) Project Delivery
12 136 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
13 130 (12.01%) Public Sector
14 122 (11.28%) PRINCE2
15 120 (11.09%) ITIL
16 117 (10.81%) Microsoft 365
17 115 (10.63%) Azure
17 115 (10.63%) Decision-Making
18 113 (10.44%) Security Cleared
19 111 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 107 (9.89%) Change Management
21 101 (9.33%) Migration
21 101 (9.33%) PMO
22 94 (8.69%) Presentation Skills
23 93 (8.60%) Banking
24 84 (7.76%) Degree
25 83 (7.67%) SC Cleared
26 80 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
27 78 (7.21%) JIRA

Organisational Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.97%) Confluence
3 11 (1.02%) CMS
3 11 (1.02%) NetWeaver
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle 9iAS
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.55%) IBM Domino
6 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.46%) Apache
8 4 (0.37%) IIS
9 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) Kentico
10 2 (0.18%) Moodle
10 2 (0.18%) SAS
10 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 170 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (6.75%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (3.88%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.55%) Sketch
8 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.28%) InDesign
9 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.18%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.18%) InVision
10 2 (0.18%) Stata
11 1 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.092%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 15 (1.39%) Shopify
2 12 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.02%) Primavera
4 9 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.28%) assyst
6 3 (0.28%) Maximo
6 3 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.18%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.092%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 117 (10.81%) Microsoft 365
2 115 (10.63%) Azure
3 41 (3.79%) Power Platform
4 24 (2.22%) AWS
5 20 (1.85%) SaaS
6 15 (1.39%) BigCommerce
6 15 (1.39%) Commercetools
6 15 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.29%) IaaS
8 11 (1.02%) Azure DevOps
9 10 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (0.74%) GCP
11 8 (0.74%) Miro
12 6 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.55%) GitHub
12 6 (0.55%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.55%) Serverless
12 6 (0.55%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.59%) Firewall
2 17 (1.57%) HTTP
2 17 (1.57%) VPN
3 16 (1.48%) Internet
3 16 (1.48%) WAN
4 13 (1.20%) LAN
5 10 (0.92%) SAN
6 9 (0.83%) DNS
6 9 (0.83%) Network Security
6 9 (0.83%) WLAN
7 8 (0.74%) Intranet
7 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.65%) Wireless
9 6 (0.55%) GSM
9 6 (0.55%) UMTS
9 6 (0.55%) VoIP
10 5 (0.46%) 4G
10 5 (0.46%) 802.11
10 5 (0.46%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.46%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.23%) Power BI
3 21 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.85%) SAP HANA
5 17 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.11%) SAP BW
8 10 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.83%) OLAP
9 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.83%) Tableau
10 7 (0.65%) Big Data
10 7 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.55%) OLTP
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 78 (7.21%) JIRA
2 13 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.74%) GitLab
6 4 (0.37%) Balsamiq
7 3 (0.28%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.18%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.092%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.092%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.092%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.092%) ERwin
9 1 (0.092%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.092%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.092%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.092%) Selenium
General
1 699 (64.60%) Social Skills
2 272 (25.14%) Finance
3 250 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (12.01%) Public Sector
5 94 (8.69%) Presentation Skills
6 93 (8.60%) Banking
7 63 (5.82%) Retail
8 59 (5.45%) Influencing Skills
9 39 (3.60%) Telecoms
10 31 (2.87%) Marketing
11 28 (2.59%) Legal
12 20 (1.85%) Documentation Skills
13 19 (1.76%) Investment Banking
14 18 (1.66%) Front Office
15 15 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 15 (1.39%) Law
16 11 (1.02%) Local Government
17 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.74%) Military
19 7 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (17.47%) Analyst
2 168 (15.53%) Project Manager
3 67 (6.19%) Business Analyst
4 50 (4.62%) Consultant
5 46 (4.25%) Project Officer
6 42 (3.88%) Architect
7 39 (3.60%) Developer
8 35 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
9 34 (3.14%) Coordinator
10 32 (2.96%) Senior Manager
11 29 (2.68%) Administrator
12 27 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (2.13%) Service Analyst
13 23 (2.13%) Service Manager
13 23 (2.13%) Support Analyst
14 22 (2.03%) Programme Manager
14 22 (2.03%) Scrum Master
15 21 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
16 20 (1.85%) IT Analyst
17 19 (1.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.03%) XML
2 21 (1.94%) .NET
3 19 (1.76%) Middleware
4 13 (1.20%) HTML
5 11 (1.02%) BAPI
5 11 (1.02%) JDBC
5 11 (1.02%) SAP ALE
5 11 (1.02%) SAP Basis
5 11 (1.02%) SAP PI
5 11 (1.02%) SOAP
6 10 (0.92%) Spring
7 9 (0.83%) CSS
7 9 (0.83%) JSON
7 9 (0.83%) Web Services
8 8 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.74%) GraphQL
8 8 (0.74%) Kafka
9 7 (0.65%) Hibernate
9 7 (0.65%) J2SE
10 6 (0.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.33%) NHS
4 34 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.77%) Virtual Team
6 29 (2.68%) User Experience
7 16 (1.48%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.29%) Equities
8 14 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
9 12 (1.11%) Social Media
10 11 (1.02%) CMDB
11 10 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.83%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.94%) Windows
2 53 (4.90%) Windows 10
3 41 (3.79%) Linux
4 26 (2.40%) Solaris
5 20 (1.85%) Unix
6 14 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.02%) Android
9 10 (0.92%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.37%) HPUX
13 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.092%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (29.57%) Project Management
2 269 (24.86%) Agile
3 237 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
5 143 (13.22%) Time Management
6 137 (12.66%) Project Delivery
7 122 (11.28%) PRINCE2
8 120 (11.09%) ITIL
9 115 (10.63%) Decision-Making
10 107 (9.89%) Change Management
11 101 (9.33%) Migration
12 71 (6.56%) Scrum
13 65 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 61 (5.64%) Collaborative Working
15 60 (5.55%) Service Management
16 58 (5.36%) Analytics
16 58 (5.36%) Coaching
17 57 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 57 (5.27%) Risk Management
18 56 (5.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (6.75%) SQL
2 51 (4.71%) Java
3 33 (3.05%) Python
4 28 (2.59%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.76%) C#
6 18 (1.66%) C
7 16 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.29%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.11%) ABAP
9 12 (1.11%) C++
10 8 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.74%) VBA
11 7 (0.65%) PHP
12 5 (0.46%) R
13 4 (0.37%) Bash
13 4 (0.37%) Perl
13 4 (0.37%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.28%) Ada
15 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (10.44%) Security Cleared
2 84 (7.76%) Degree
3 83 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (1.20%) PMP
9 11 (1.02%) CISSP
9 11 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.92%) CISM
11 9 (0.83%) ACCA
11 9 (0.83%) CIMA
11 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.74%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.55%) GIAC
13 6 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 5 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (9.33%) PMO
2 55 (5.08%) QA
3 35 (3.23%) SLA
4 23 (2.13%) GDPR
5 20 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.39%) NIST
7 9 (0.83%) Accessibility
7 9 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.55%) NCSC
9 5 (0.46%) HL7
9 5 (0.46%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.37%) GRC
10 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.28%) ITGC
11 3 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 64 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.02%) Docker
3 11 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.92%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.28%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.18%) NFS
9 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.092%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.092%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.092%) vSphere
10 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
1 13 (1.20%) SCCM
2 7 (0.65%) Ansible
3 6 (0.55%) Terraform
4 4 (0.37%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
6 2 (0.18%) Opsview
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.18%) QRadar
6 2 (0.18%) TADDM
6 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.092%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.092%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 250 (23.11%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.75%) Oracle
3 62 (5.73%) SAP
4 45 (4.16%) VMware
5 35 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.96%) Adobe
7 28 (2.59%) Cisco
7 28 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.22%) Citrix
9 20 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.66%) Apple
11 16 (1.48%) IBM
12 15 (1.39%) NN4M
13 12 (1.11%) Google
13 12 (1.11%) HP
14 10 (0.92%) Siebel
15 8 (0.74%) BT
15 8 (0.74%) CheckPoint
15 8 (0.74%) NetApp
16 7 (0.65%) McAfee