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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.45% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £431 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +13.84% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.07% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.69% 77.92% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 305 479
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 27
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Wales

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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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 5 £475 - 1
South Wales - 3 £400 - 1
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (58.06%) Java
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Release Management
3 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
4 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
5 8 (25.81%) XML
5 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
6 7 (22.58%) CSS3
6 7 (22.58%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
6 7 (22.58%) Workflow
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 7 (22.58%) CMDB
6 7 (22.58%) Ajax
6 7 (22.58%) Web Development
7 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) XHTML
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.68%) JCAPS
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Applications Support
1 12 (38.71%) Java Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) Ajax
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) CSS3
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
2 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) XHTML
4 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (9.68%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
2 7 (22.58%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
2 10 (32.26%) Release Management
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 7 (22.58%) Workflow
5 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) HL7
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
2 3 (9.68%) Fiorano
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) VMware