The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank 47 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% 0.35% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.39% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £625 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +98.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £625 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £625 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
441 511 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.89% 88.56% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 373 245
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the South Wales region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the South Wales region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £315 -
Problem Management
Wales

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) InterSystems
3 2 (25.00%) Fiorano
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) JCAPS
3 2 (25.00%) HL7
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) French Language

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Fiorano
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft