Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 31 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 31 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 5.79% 4.59% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 5.37% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 22
Warwickshire median daily rate £490 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +13.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £125 £253 £325
90th Percentile £538 £503 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £416 £375
% change year-on-year -2.29% +10.87% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate £10.04 £26.50 £28.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.13% -8.50% -7.88%
10th Percentile £9.52 £25.75 £17.82
90th Percentile £10.55 £27.25 £40.94
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.11 £22.59 £13.25
% change year-on-year -37.54% +70.49% -33.75%

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 454 540 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.86% 85.44% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 304 421
Warwickshire median daily rate £438 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.61% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 39
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +27.08% -13.15%
10th Percentile £11.06 £17.70 £13.90
90th Percentile £30.70 £34.50 £42.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Warwick +10 18 £490 +19.15% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £438 - 3
Leamington Spa +9 3 £245 -24.62% 1
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 15 (48.39%) Service Management
2 14 (45.16%) Degree
3 13 (41.94%) Change Management
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) ITSM
4 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) BMC
6 10 (32.26%) Remedy
6 10 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (32.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
7 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) ERP
10 4 (12.90%) CISA
10 4 (12.90%) CISM
10 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (12.90%) .NET

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 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
1 3 (9.68%) WildFly
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (12.90%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SAP HANA
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Remedy Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Network Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Remedy Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Service Management
2 13 (41.94%) Change Management
3 12 (38.71%) ITSM
4 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) IT Audit
6 4 (12.90%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) Presales
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Proactive Management
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Data Security
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (12.90%) CISA
3 4 (12.90%) CISM
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) BMC
1 10 (32.26%) Remedy
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe