Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 18 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -23
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 116 89 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.30% 7.20% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 8.37% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 35
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £325 £330 £138
90th Percentile £575 £500 £583
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.09% -7.50% -2.44%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,589 1,063 1,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.26% 86.00% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 736 790
Wiltshire median daily rate £461 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £247
90th Percentile £638 £598 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +15.79%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £49.28 £39.35 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Wiltshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Wiltshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Wiltshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Wiltshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Wiltshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Swindon -14 65 £425 - 9
Corsham +15 32 £550 +11.68% 4
Salisbury -28 4 £525 - 1
Chippenham - 1 - - 1
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 52 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 43 (37.07%) SC Cleared
4 33 (28.45%) Windows
5 32 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 29 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (24.14%) Finance
8 27 (23.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (23.28%) JIRA
9 26 (22.41%) Confluence
10 24 (20.69%) People Management
11 23 (19.83%) User Stories
11 23 (19.83%) PowerShell
11 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
12 22 (18.97%) Visualisation
13 21 (18.10%) Dimensional Modelling
13 21 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (18.10%) Data Mining
14 20 (17.24%) Windows Server
14 20 (17.24%) Data Science
15 19 (16.38%) SAP
15 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (15.52%) Cisco
16 18 (15.52%) VMware
16 18 (15.52%) Atlassian
17 16 (13.79%) Automotive
18 15 (12.93%) Oracle
18 15 (12.93%) NsoIT

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 26 (22.41%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.03%) Office 365
3 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) SSH
5 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) Data Mining
1 21 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) GIS
3 1 (0.86%) MOLAP
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) ROLAP
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 27 (23.28%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 28 (24.14%) Finance
3 16 (13.79%) Automotive
4 12 (10.34%) Electronics
5 10 (8.62%) Marketing
5 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.90%) Legal
7 4 (3.45%) Banking
8 3 (2.59%) Billing
9 2 (1.72%) Back Office
10 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.86%) Military
10 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Analyst
2 29 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.10%) Automation Engineer
4 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 18 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (12.07%) PowerShell Engineer
7 12 (10.34%) Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Service Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Operations Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Process Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Security Operations Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) REST
2 9 (7.76%) .NET
3 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
5 4 (3.45%) WCF
6 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.72%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.72%) Android NDK
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.72%) Middleware
7 2 (1.72%) OAuth
7 2 (1.72%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.72%) RESTful
7 2 (1.72%) SOAP
7 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.72%) XML
8 1 (0.86%) HTML5
8 1 (0.86%) OpenID
8 1 (0.86%) React
8 1 (0.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.72%) IVR
5 2 (1.72%) Robotics
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.17%) Mac OS
3 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.17%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.45%) Linux
6 3 (2.59%) Unix
7 2 (1.72%) Android
7 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) People Management
5 23 (19.83%) User Stories
6 22 (18.97%) Visualisation
7 21 (18.10%) Dimensional Modelling
8 20 (17.24%) Data Science
9 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (12.93%) NsoIT
11 11 (9.48%) Project Management
11 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (8.62%) ITIL
12 10 (8.62%) Programme Management
12 10 (8.62%) Service Design
13 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.76%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.76%) Service Management
13 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.90%) C#
3 3 (2.59%) SQL
4 2 (1.72%) C
4 2 (1.72%) C++
4 2 (1.72%) R
5 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 43 (37.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) CCNA
3 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.21%) MCSA
4 13 (11.21%) MCSE
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.21%) OCA
4 13 (11.21%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.03%) Degree
7 3 (2.59%) CISSP
7 3 (2.59%) GIAC
7 3 (2.59%) ISACA
7 3 (2.59%) PMP
7 3 (2.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.86%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) COBIT
3 2 (1.72%) JTAG
4 1 (0.86%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) PowerCLI
2 13 (11.21%) vCenter Server
3 6 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.59%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.59%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.72%) Ansible
6 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.86%) Puppet
7 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.38%) SAP
3 18 (15.52%) Atlassian
3 18 (15.52%) Cisco
3 18 (15.52%) VMware
4 15 (12.93%) Oracle
5 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.59%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (0.86%) ESRI
7 1 (0.86%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) Siebel