Period
to 26 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 26 May 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 105 88
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 +18
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 46 82 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.19% 1.78% 2.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.03% 6.21% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 59
Median daily rate £404 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £107 £285 £210
90th Percentile £508 £523 £640
England median daily rate £440 £430 £408
% change year-on-year +2.33% +5.52% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% -26.56%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £13.80
90th Percentile £14.50 £15.50 £25.05
England median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +54.55% -19.51% +41.38%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 654 1,320 1,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.17% 28.68% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 769 920
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +6.18% +0.06%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £235
90th Percentile £588 £578 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.50% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 78
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -9.86% -0.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.90 £36.13
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +29.40% -4.55% +10.29%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Birmingham +33 23 £450 +9.09% 2
Solihull +7 9 £475 -
Shropshire +33 8 £395 -1.99%
Warwickshire -2 3 £400 +14.29% 3
Worcestershire +25 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Herefordshire -7 1 £525 -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.39%) SDLC
5 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.22%) Junos
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.22%) Workshop Facilitation
6 7 (15.22%) Firewall
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) Juniper
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) WAN
6 7 (15.22%) VPN
6 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) IPsec
6 7 (15.22%) PKI
7 6 (13.04%) JNCIA
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) .NET

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.35%) SPSS
4 2 (4.35%) Stata
5 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Azure
3 2 (4.35%) AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
1 7 (15.22%) IPsec
1 7 (15.22%) Junos
1 7 (15.22%) VPN
1 7 (15.22%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Power BI
1 2 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) JMeter
3 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) German Language
5 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SAS Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ADO
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) React
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Animation
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) SDLC
3 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Workshop Facilitation
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.70%) High Availability
6 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) ITSM
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) JNCIA
3 3 (6.52%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MCSD
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Juniper
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle