Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 59 95
Rank change year-on-year -30 +36 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 37 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.95% 2.80% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 1
Wales median daily rate £318 £425 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.29% -32.00% +102.43%
10th Percentile £225 £341 £613
90th Percentile £490 £525 £638
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £18.72 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.85% -25.13% +19.05%

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 1,279 1,122 1,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.77% 84.87% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 817 709
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £283 £185 £219
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 80 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.40 £25.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.68% +60.94% +14.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.98 £10.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £54.90
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +17.37%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -18 12 £308 -23.13%
West Wales -4 1 £490 +3.16%
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Remedy
5 5 (35.71%) McAfee
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
5 5 (35.71%) Becrypt
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 5 (35.71%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) NHS
6 3 (21.43%) JCAPS
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Fiorano
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
7 2 (14.29%) LAMP
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) JCAPS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disk Encryption
3 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.14%) Due Diligence
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Becrypt
2 5 (35.71%) McAfee
2 5 (35.71%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) Fiorano
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) VMware