Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 130 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.87% 6.41% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 8.07% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 41
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £138
90th Percentile £575 £615 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% - -
South West median hourly rate £43.27 £38.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.38% -2.54% -4.82%

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 1,583 855 1,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 83.71% 79.46% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,084 587 793
Wiltshire median daily rate £464 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.18% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £232
90th Percentile £650 £663 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -29.87% +6.21%
10th Percentile £26.30 £13.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.30 £42.40
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 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
Swindon -9 52 £425 +6.25% 2
Corsham +10 49 £468 -10.10% 1
Chippenham - 3 - - 2
Salisbury -22 1 - -
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 72 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (49.23%) Security Cleared
3 51 (39.23%) Windows
4 47 (36.15%) SC Cleared
5 42 (32.31%) Windows Server
6 37 (28.46%) PowerShell
7 33 (25.38%) JIRA
8 32 (24.62%) DevOps
9 30 (23.08%) VMware
10 29 (22.31%) Reverse Engineering
10 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
11 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (21.54%) vCenter Server
12 26 (20.00%) Confluence
13 25 (19.23%) SQL
14 24 (18.46%) Cisco
14 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
14 24 (18.46%) Deployment Automation
15 23 (17.69%) PowerCLI
15 23 (17.69%) Firewall
15 23 (17.69%) Oracle
16 22 (16.92%) Java
16 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
17 21 (16.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 21 (16.15%) Test Automation
17 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
17 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification

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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 10 (7.69%) IIS
3 5 (3.85%) WordPress
4 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.54%) CMS
4 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.31%) BASE24
3 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.69%) OpenShift
5 8 (6.15%) SaaS
6 7 (5.38%) GitHub
7 3 (2.31%) IaaS
7 3 (2.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Firewall
2 19 (14.62%) DNS
3 14 (10.77%) VPN
4 7 (5.38%) FTP
4 7 (5.38%) HTTP
4 7 (5.38%) SMTP
4 7 (5.38%) SSH
5 6 (4.62%) IPv4
6 4 (3.08%) Bluetooth
7 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.54%) 3G
8 2 (1.54%) 4G
8 2 (1.54%) DHCP
8 2 (1.54%) NFC
8 2 (1.54%) SAN
8 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.77%) IOS XR
9 1 (0.77%) MPLS
9 1 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.31%) MySQL Workbench
5 3 (2.31%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (25.38%) JIRA
2 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 18 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (12.31%) Bitbucket
5 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.15%) Selenium
7 7 (5.38%) Bitbucket Server
7 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.38%) Hudson
7 7 (5.38%) JMeter
8 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.31%) Robomongo
9 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.54%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.38%) Military
3 6 (4.62%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Electronics
4 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.08%) Marketing
6 3 (2.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.54%) Billing
7 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.54%) Retail
7 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Developer
2 21 (16.15%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (12.31%) PowerShell Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Database Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Security Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Tester
7 5 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 5 (3.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (3.08%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) REST
2 10 (7.69%) CSS
3 9 (6.92%) Web Services
4 8 (6.15%) .NET
5 7 (5.38%) HTML
6 5 (3.85%) Laravel
6 5 (3.85%) Mustache
7 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.08%) XML
8 3 (2.31%) Angular 2
8 3 (2.31%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.31%) Middleware
9 2 (1.54%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.54%) Android NDK
9 2 (1.54%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.54%) OAuth2
9 2 (1.54%) React
9 2 (1.54%) Swagger
9 2 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) iPad
2 8 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.31%) Tandem
6 2 (1.54%) CESG
6 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.23%) Windows
2 42 (32.31%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.69%) Unix
5 9 (6.92%) Linux
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.38%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.08%) Android
9 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) DevOps
3 29 (22.31%) Reverse Engineering
4 24 (18.46%) Deployment Automation
5 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
6 21 (16.15%) Test Automation
7 15 (11.54%) NsoIT
8 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
8 14 (10.77%) OOP
9 13 (10.00%) ITIL
9 13 (10.00%) Scrum
10 12 (9.23%) Configuration Management
10 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (9.23%) OO
10 12 (9.23%) Open Source
10 12 (9.23%) Project Management
11 11 (8.46%) Service Management
11 11 (8.46%) Time Management
12 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.92%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.46%) PowerShell
2 25 (19.23%) SQL
3 22 (16.92%) Java
4 18 (13.85%) C#
5 14 (10.77%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.92%) Python
6 9 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.85%) PHP
8 4 (3.08%) C
9 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.54%) C++
10 2 (1.54%) Java 8
10 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.77%) R
11 1 (0.77%) VB
11 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 47 (36.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (16.15%) CCNA
4 21 (16.15%) MCSA
4 21 (16.15%) MCSE
4 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (16.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (9.23%) OCA
6 12 (9.23%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (7.69%) CISSP
8 7 (5.38%) CISA
8 7 (5.38%) CISM
9 6 (4.62%) Degree
10 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.31%) DBS Check
10 3 (2.31%) GIAC
10 3 (2.31%) ISACA
11 2 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.38%) QA
3 5 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.85%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.31%) GDPR
4 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.54%) COBIT
5 2 (1.54%) JTAG
6 1 (0.77%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.77%) PMO
6 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) Docker
4 2 (1.54%) Firmware
4 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) vCenter Server
2 23 (17.69%) PowerCLI
3 10 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.69%) Terraform
4 5 (3.85%) cPanel
4 5 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.31%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) VMware
2 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.46%) Cisco
4 23 (17.69%) Oracle
5 16 (12.31%) Atlassian
6 11 (8.46%) Google
7 7 (5.38%) SAP
8 6 (4.62%) BMC
8 6 (4.62%) Remedy
8 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.85%) HP
10 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.31%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.31%) McAfee
11 2 (1.54%) Adobe
11 2 (1.54%) ESRI
11 2 (1.54%) Veracode
12 1 (0.77%) Juniper
12 1 (0.77%) Unisys