Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 18 December 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 29 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 7.53% 5.23% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 6.16% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 8
North Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £275 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +7.32% -4.65%
10th Percentile £269 £135 £190
90th Percentile £498 £475 £335
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.90 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.97% -2.07% +8.13%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 329 292 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 85.45% 84.88% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 207 169
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.08%
10th Percentile £230 £121 £163
90th Percentile £500 £490 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 26
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.45 £14.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.38% -7.58% -9.05%
10th Percentile £11.04 £12.55 £11.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £17.19 £39.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in North Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in North Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in North Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in North Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +11 15 £450 +80.00% 6
Middlesbrough +5 2 £288 +4.55%
Knaresborough - 2 £350 - 1
Skipton - 1 £375 - 1
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.79%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) BGP
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) MPLS
3 3 (10.34%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) User Researcher
3 5 (17.24%) Digital User Researcher
4 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Market Research
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat