Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 6 months to 24 February 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 Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 85 110
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.98% 1.54% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.83% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 3
Wales median daily rate £300 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +54.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £142 £308 £253
90th Percentile £490 £525 £568
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -31.03% +1.16% +10.41%

Problem Management 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,221 1,257 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.32% 84.25% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 934 874
Wales median daily rate £400 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +16.79% -3.45%
10th Percentile £224 £190 £236
90th Percentile £560 £556 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 54
Wales median hourly rate £26.91 £23.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.74% +60.34% -4.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.04
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Wales over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Wales

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
South Wales +7 10 £250 -37.50% 2
North Wales - 2 £188 -
West Wales 0 1 £490 +8.89%
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management 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 Wales region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Becrypt
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (21.43%) iptables
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Postfix
6 3 (21.43%) JCAPS
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) NHS

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) JCAPS
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) iptables
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) Postfix
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Becrypt
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 3 (21.43%) Fiorano
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Panasonic