Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 25 September 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.

Problem-Solving
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 20 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 9.76% 4.24% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 5.26% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% -30.53%
10th Percentile £324 £350 £315
90th Percentile £450 £450 £345
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £369 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% -13.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £65.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -69.23% +333.33% -60.00%

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 164 133 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 80.00% 80.61% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 58
Knutsford median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £314 £283 £319
90th Percentile £450 £494 £502
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £14.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.33% -42.93%
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.63% +26.47% -1.90%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Knutsford

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Knutsford

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Knutsford over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Problem-Solving.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) Decision-Making
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 4 (20.00%) RUP
8 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) PMI
8 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) IPsec
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Resilience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) PMI
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (10.00%) Handset
4 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) Decision-Making
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (20.00%) RUP
8 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (15.00%) Process Management
9 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.00%) Android Development
10 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) COSO
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Pega
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase