Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 21 April 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 44 30
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 84 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.54% 3.17% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 3.73% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 29
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £360 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +14.86% +13.85%
10th Percentile £165 £328 £263
90th Percentile £528 £550 £476
East Midlands median daily rate £353 £350 £379
% change year-on-year +0.71% -7.59% +13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £32.00 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £11.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +239.99% -41.18% +17.65%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 671 861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.40% 85.15% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 384 469
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +3.38%
10th Percentile £275 £257 £249
90th Percentile £588 £532 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 16
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +17.46% -4.55%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.38 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.98 £25.00 £21.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% -11.43% +6.06%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Nottingham +15 75 £380 -10.59% 28
Worksop - 3 £150 - 1
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 33 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) Linux
4 18 (21.43%) SQL
4 18 (21.43%) Windows
5 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 14 (16.67%) Oracle
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL
7 13 (15.48%) Change Management
8 12 (14.29%) Project Management
8 12 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
10 10 (11.90%) Firewall
10 10 (11.90%) Finance
10 10 (11.90%) Scrum
10 10 (11.90%) Degree
11 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
11 9 (10.71%) CentOS
11 9 (10.71%) nginx
11 9 (10.71%) Open Source
11 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
11 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (10.71%) HTML
11 9 (10.71%) Apache
11 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 9 (10.71%) Apache
1 9 (10.71%) nginx
2 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Demantra
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Boomi
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.76%) FTP
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.52%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.76%) QlikView
6 4 (4.76%) SQLPlus
7 3 (3.57%) Big Data
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.38%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.38%) Essbase
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Automotive
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Administrator
1 18 (21.43%) Analyst
2 14 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.52%) DBA
4 8 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
5 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Content Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
2 8 (9.52%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.76%) LAMP
5 3 (3.57%) CSS3
5 3 (3.57%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) jQuery
5 3 (3.57%) React
5 3 (3.57%) React Native
5 3 (3.57%) Velocity
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (2.38%) SOAP
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) XSD
6 2 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Clustering
2 7 (8.33%) Replication
3 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.38%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) PMI
5 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (21.43%) Windows
3 9 (10.71%) CentOS
3 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.14%) Unix
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.48%) Change Management
3 13 (15.48%) ITIL
4 12 (14.29%) Project Management
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.71%) Open Source
6 9 (10.71%) SDLC
7 8 (9.52%) Analytics
7 8 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.33%) DevOps
8 7 (8.33%) ETL
9 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.14%) Kanban
9 6 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Content Management
10 5 (5.95%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 12 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.52%) Python
7 7 (8.33%) Java
8 6 (7.14%) C#
9 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
10 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) XPath
10 2 (2.38%) XQuery
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
11 1 (1.19%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) PMO
2 5 (5.95%) TickIT
3 4 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Docker
1 9 (10.71%) LXC
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) Percona
5 3 (3.57%) hybris
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) CommVault
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) Genesys
6 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.38%) MapR
6 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.19%) Remedy
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow