The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Problem Management
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.57% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £27.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -57.79% -6.03%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 278 300 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.15% 81.74% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 220 168
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -16.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £22.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Cardiff

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Cardiff

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) CMDB
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Fiorano
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (22.22%) InterSystems

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) JCAPS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (44.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) Fiorano
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) InterSystems
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft