Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 103 115
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.76% 0.071% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.084% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Wales median daily rate £269 £150 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.17% -44.19% -14.00%
10th Percentile £124 £145 £250
90th Percentile £406 £155 £291
UK median daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year -33.33% -12.62% +39.19%

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 992 1191 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.50% 83.99% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 843 958
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.17 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +18 7 £350 +133.33% 1
North Wales - 2 £188 -
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) iptables
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) IIS

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 2 (22.22%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) iptables
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Postfix
3 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Nortel
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds