Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 16 December 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-Solving
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +18
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 11 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.00% 1.83% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 2.25% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 22
Warrington median daily rate £325 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -23.81% -
10th Percentile £263 £305 £301
90th Percentile £500 £599 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £370 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -1.47% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00

Problem-Solving 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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 188 222 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 85.45% 81.32% 88.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 151 252
Warrington median daily rate £363 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £198 £155 £225
90th Percentile £569 £663 £699
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 7
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £10.36 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.00% -30.97% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.28 £8.38 £9.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £33.60 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
% change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Warrington

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warrington

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Warrington over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Warrington

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warrington

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Warrington over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Decision-Making
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (18.18%) Quantitative Research

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) User Researcher
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Portfolio Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Decision-Making
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight
5 2 (18.18%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 2 (18.18%) Quantitative Research
5 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (9.09%) Actionable Customer Insight
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) QMS
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IronPort