Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.23% 3.40% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.88% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Warrington median daily rate £463 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -6.04% -21.37%
10th Percentile £341 £270 £317
90th Percentile £574 £456 £413
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £385 £413
% change year-on-year -2.60% -6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.74
% change year-on-year - -30.40% -50.02%

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 157 232 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 87.71% 87.55% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 138 128
Warrington median daily rate £400 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +13.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £193 £219 £135
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Warrington median hourly rate £46.25 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.33% -25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £16.13 £10.75 £18.20
90th Percentile £53.75 £64.00 £40.20
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -19.51% -

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 21 April 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Yourdon
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Casewise
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort