The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 67 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 52 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 1.02% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.32% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 11
Median daily rate £375 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £304 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
Problem Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1845 1899 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.32% 77.64% 75.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 944 886
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 24
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £41.31 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 20 £275 -
Reading +1 12 - - 1
Slough +10 6 £450 - 1
Newbury -9 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
Maidenhead -4 1 £400 - 1
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 34 (37.78%) Windows
1 34 (37.78%) ITIL
2 27 (30.00%) SLA
2 27 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 27 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
4 24 (26.67%) Service Management
5 23 (25.56%) DNS
6 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
6 22 (24.44%) SQL
7 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (17.78%) DHCP
9 16 (17.78%) MS Office
10 15 (16.67%) Oracle
10 15 (16.67%) Change Management
10 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.56%) Statistics
11 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.56%) Citrix
12 13 (14.44%) Windows XP
12 13 (14.44%) Veritas
12 13 (14.44%) NetBackup
13 11 (12.22%) Degree
13 11 (12.22%) SAN
13 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (12.22%) Matrix Organization

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (7.78%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) MS Office
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) DHCP
3 11 (12.22%) SAN
4 10 (11.11%) LAN
4 10 (11.11%) WAN
5 6 (6.67%) Firewall
6 5 (5.56%) 3G
6 5 (5.56%) SMTP
6 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.44%) 4G
7 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.44%) VoIP
8 3 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (3.33%) LDAP
8 3 (3.33%) MPLS
8 3 (3.33%) SNMP
9 2 (2.22%) BGP
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.22%) Skype
9 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
General
1 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
2 3 (3.33%) Front Office
2 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Incident Manager
2 9 (10.00%) Problem Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Telecoms Manager
4 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.67%) Senior Incident Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 3 (3.33%) JDBC
2 3 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Statistics
2 7 (7.78%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.67%) CMDB
4 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) e-Health
7 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.44%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.67%) Solaris
7 5 (5.56%) Unix
8 2 (2.22%) Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) ITIL
2 27 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 24 (26.67%) Service Management
4 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 15 (16.67%) Change Management
6 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.22%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.78%) Data Entry
9 7 (7.78%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.67%) Validation
11 5 (5.56%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.56%) Ticket Management
12 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.44%) eTOM
12 4 (4.44%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) MCITP
5 5 (5.56%) MCTS
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.44%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.33%) CCNA
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) CCENT
9 1 (1.11%) CCIE
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.11%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 6 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) NetBackup
2 10 (11.11%) Netcool
2 10 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (7.78%) Unicenter
5 6 (6.67%) SCCM
5 6 (6.67%) WSUS
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.11%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 14 (15.56%) Citrix
4 13 (14.44%) Veritas
5 9 (10.00%) EMC
5 9 (10.00%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) VMware
6 7 (7.78%) Meridio
6 7 (7.78%) Remedy
7 5 (5.56%) Huawei
7 5 (5.56%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco
8 4 (4.44%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.33%) BMC
9 3 (3.33%) F5
9 3 (3.33%) Mitel
9 3 (3.33%) SAP
9 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.22%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.22%) Nokia Networks
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