Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 23 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.

Decision-Making
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 26 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.18% 3.75% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 4.57% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -9.72%
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.84% -2.17% +187.50%
10th Percentile £17.71 £40.00 £45.50
90th Percentile £19.33 £50.00 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £13.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +33.62% -13.38% -16.88%

Decision-Making 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 231 197 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.63% 82.08% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 218
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -10.81%
10th Percentile £280 £205 £188
90th Percentile £464 £475 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% -43.20% +70.07%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.63 £10.92
90th Percentile £56.00 £37.50 £46.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision-Making in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Tamworth - 5 £375 - 1
Lichfield - 1 £310 -
Decision-Making
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Communications Security
2 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Law
3 3 (33.33%) HNC
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) MS Access

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Communications Security
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) RapidMiner