Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 31 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 100 74 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.37% 5.99% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 6.92% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 54 27
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.41% +8.64%
10th Percentile £338 £280 £389
90th Percentile £575 £553 £580
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 - £23.00
10th Percentile £38.04 - £21.50
90th Percentile £47.35 - £24.50
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% -3.75% +1.91%

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 1,360 1,070 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.62% 86.64% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 707 711
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £310 £282 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 25 22
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +28.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 15 October 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
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 15 October 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 +1 63 £425 -5.56% 19
Corsham +19 23 £556 +12.94% 1
Salisbury - 3 £525 - 3
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 53 (53.00%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (33.00%) People Management
4 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (29.00%) Manufacturing
6 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 28 (28.00%) Visualisation
6 28 (28.00%) User Stories
7 25 (25.00%) Finance
8 24 (24.00%) Windows
9 23 (23.00%) JIRA
10 22 (22.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 22 (22.00%) Data Mining
10 22 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (22.00%) Data Science
11 21 (21.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (21.00%) Reverse Engineering
12 20 (20.00%) Confluence
13 19 (19.00%) Automotive
13 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
14 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
15 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
15 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
16 14 (14.00%) Cisco
16 14 (14.00%) VMware
17 12 (12.00%) SAP
17 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 11 (11.00%) NsoIT
18 11 (11.00%) PowerCLI

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 20 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) Office 365
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) SSH
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) Data Mining
1 22 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.00%) MOLAP
2 6 (6.00%) ROLAP
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (23.00%) JIRA
2 21 (21.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (29.00%) Manufacturing
2 25 (25.00%) Finance
3 19 (19.00%) Automotive
4 6 (6.00%) Electronics
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
4 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) Analyst
2 31 (31.00%) Business Analyst
3 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Developer
7 9 (9.00%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Service Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Project Leader
12 2 (2.00%) Business Systems Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.00%) Process Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) REST
2 8 (8.00%) .NET
3 7 (7.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (2.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) HTML
7 1 (1.00%) J2EE
7 1 (1.00%) LESS
7 1 (1.00%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.00%) SAML
7 1 (1.00%) Sass
7 1 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.00%) WSDL
7 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (53.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.00%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) IVR
6 2 (2.00%) PMI
6 2 (2.00%) Robotics
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (33.00%) People Management
3 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) User Stories
3 28 (28.00%) Visualisation
4 22 (22.00%) Data Science
4 22 (22.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 21 (21.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (11.00%) NsoIT
8 10 (10.00%) Service Design
9 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.00%) Project Management
9 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.00%) ITIL
10 8 (8.00%) Process Improvement
11 7 (7.00%) Functional Testing
11 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) R
4 1 (1.00%) COBOL
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) CCNA
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.00%) MCSA
4 9 (9.00%) MCSE
4 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.00%) OCA
4 9 (9.00%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) PMP
7 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.00%) CISSP
9 1 (1.00%) Degree
9 1 (1.00%) ICAEW
9 1 (1.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) PowerCLI
2 9 (9.00%) vCenter Server
3 6 (6.00%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.00%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 14 (14.00%) Cisco
3 14 (14.00%) VMware
4 12 (12.00%) SAP
5 10 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.00%) Qualys
6 1 (1.00%) Siebel
6 1 (1.00%) Teradata