Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 15 January 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 22 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.11% 4.69% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 5.57% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 27
Warwickshire median daily rate £475 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.38% +14.64% -
10th Percentile £125 £258 £272
90th Percentile £541 £499 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Warwickshire median hourly rate £10.04 £26.50 £14.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.13% +80.12% -30.76%
10th Percentile £9.52 £25.75 £13.74
90th Percentile £10.55 £27.25 £35.32
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.31 £22.68 £13.50
% change year-on-year -41.34% +68.00% -15.63%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 456 485 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 85.23% 84.20% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 261 364
Warwickshire median daily rate £440 £385 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 42
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +23.23% -1.00%
10th Percentile £11.14 £14.90 £14.53
90th Percentile £39.00 £34.42 £42.06
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £17.75
% change year-on-year -35.97% +40.79% -11.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Warwick 0 10 £317 -23.27% 9
Leamington Spa +6 3 £245 -22.22%
Stratford-upon-Avon -2 2 - - 1
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) SAP
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
5 4 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (18.18%) SAP HANA
5 4 (18.18%) SAP GRC
5 4 (18.18%) IT Audit
5 4 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) CISA
5 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 3 (13.64%) CCNA
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) WildFly
7 2 (9.09%) Virgin Media

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP GRC
2 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SAP HANA
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Network Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Junior
3 2 (9.09%) Junior Network Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
6 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) IT Audit
2 4 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Proactive Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Active Listening
5 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISA
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Arqiva
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Virgin Media
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe