Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 22 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 25 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.69% 3.57% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.53% 4.35% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Knutsford median daily rate £363 £373 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% -7.45% +21.05%
10th Percentile £321 £346 £330
90th Percentile £420 £440 £473
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £44.95 £15.00
% change year-on-year -55.51% +199.67% -26.83%

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 161 115 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 81.73% 82.14% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 104
Knutsford median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £306 £313
90th Percentile £445 £488 £523
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - £14.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.33% -42.93%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 16 (64.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (44.00%) Decision-Making
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) Change Management
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.00%) AngularJS

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 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
3 5 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DMZ
2 3 (12.00%) IPsec
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) CA Release Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) gulp
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (8.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) Anaconda
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) PMI
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (44.00%) Decision-Making
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (16.00%) RUP
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (8.00%) Go
6 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
1 1 (4.00%) COSO
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.00%) logstash
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk