Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 14 June 2021 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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 33 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 0
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 8 11 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 3.21% 4.09% 10.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 4.55% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 33
10th Percentile £283 £414 £225
25th Percentile £294 £428 £323
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year -31.58% +7.95% +10.00%
75th Percentile £444 £513 £460
90th Percentile £508 £516 "
South Wales median daily rate £415 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -7.78% +7.78% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £17.08 £19.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year -10.13% -38.27% +104.93%

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 242 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.96% 89.96% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 190 232
10th Percentile £275 £363 £313
25th Percentile £400 £413 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £513
90th Percentile £613 £563 £550
South Wales median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 6 17
10th Percentile £14.39 £13.88 £18.87
25th Percentile £16.65 £17.31 £19.88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.59 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.85% -53.36% +122.58%
75th Percentile £27.38 £22.13 £46.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £23.13 £46.60
South Wales median hourly rate £21.64 £19.00 £18.87
% change year-on-year +13.89% +0.69% +21.74%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Stata
3 3 (37.50%) Qualitative Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) R
3 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 3 (37.50%) Shiny
4 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) HNC
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Impala
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Research Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Shiny
2 1 (12.50%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Qualitative Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Munging
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
1 1 (12.50%) VMware