Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 31 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 80 69 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.35% 5.17% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 6.03% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 34
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £250 £217 £286
90th Percentile £538 £500 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 - £23.00
10th Percentile £36.52 - £21.50
90th Percentile £46.30 - £35.53
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.84% +5.84% +5.77%

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 1,062 1,145 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.35% 85.83% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 735 715
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +9.35% -5.13%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 24
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% +71.43%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.00 £17.48
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £49.18
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -3 55 £425 -5.56% 8
Corsham +19 9 £563 +42.41% 1
Salisbury - 3 £525 - 1
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 38 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) People Management
3 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (26.25%) Finance
5 21 (26.25%) User Stories
5 21 (26.25%) Visualisation
6 19 (23.75%) Automotive
7 15 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (18.75%) Data Mining
7 15 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
7 15 (18.75%) Data Science
8 14 (17.50%) Windows
8 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.00%) JIRA
11 10 (12.50%) Atlassian
11 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (12.50%) Confluence
11 10 (12.50%) Service Design
12 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.25%) Web Development
12 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.00%) Office 365
13 8 (10.00%) Migration
13 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (10.00%) Project Management
13 8 (10.00%) Cisco

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 10 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Data Mining
1 15 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) MOLAP
3 6 (7.50%) ROLAP
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 21 (26.25%) Finance
3 19 (23.75%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Analyst
2 23 (28.75%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) .NET Architect
5 6 (7.50%) .NET Technical Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Project Leader
7 4 (5.00%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
1 7 (8.75%) .NET Core
1 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
1 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
1 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (5.00%) REST
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.50%) Laravel
4 2 (2.50%) React
5 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) LESS
5 1 (1.25%) LINQ
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.50%) iPad
4 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.25%) IVR
7 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
2 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.50%) Mac OS
3 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (32.50%) People Management
2 22 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (26.25%) User Stories
3 21 (26.25%) Visualisation
4 15 (18.75%) Data Science
4 15 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (12.50%) Service Design
6 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
6 9 (11.25%) Web Development
7 8 (10.00%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.75%) DevOps
8 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.75%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) C#
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) R
4 2 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) COBOL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (3.75%) CCNA
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) MCSA
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.75%) OCA
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) GIAC
5 2 (2.50%) ISACA
5 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.25%) CIMA
6 1 (1.25%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.00%) PowerCLI
4 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.50%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.50%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.25%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.25%) Qualys
7 1 (1.25%) Siebel
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata