Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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.

Creative Problem-Solving
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 1.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Knutsford median daily rate £400 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Creative Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 118 53 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 90.08% 80.30% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 131
Knutsford median daily rate £360 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £300 £300
90th Percentile £483 £459 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -9.52% +18.18% -21.02%

Creative Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Creative Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Problem-Solving in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Creative Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion