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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 93 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 28 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.29% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.90% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 15
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£438 £265 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £210 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.05%
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
1787 1739 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 67.82% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 843 761
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough 0 5 - - 3
Newbury - 4 - - 1
Reading -6 2 - - 4
Bracknell - 2 - - 4
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 20 (32.26%) Incident Management
3 19 (30.65%) Service Management
4 14 (22.58%) SLA
5 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 12 (19.35%) Change Management
6 11 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.52%) Netcool
8 9 (14.52%) Release Management
8 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.90%) Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) UNIX
9 8 (12.90%) ITSM
10 7 (11.29%) Validation
10 7 (11.29%) IBM
10 7 (11.29%) 3G
10 7 (11.29%) 4G
11 6 (9.68%) QA
11 6 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 6 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (9.68%) Remedy
11 6 (9.68%) Tivoli
11 6 (9.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 6 (9.68%) Netcool/Webtop
11 6 (9.68%) Front Office
11 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.84%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) 3G
1 7 (11.29%) 4G
2 5 (8.06%) GGSN
2 5 (8.06%) SGSN
3 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 4 (6.45%) LTE
4 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) tcpdump
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) LDAP
4 3 (4.84%) SMS
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.84%) TACACS
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.84%) Nortel Alteon
4 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.23%) DHCP
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) DB2
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) DataStage
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) ERwin
2 2 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Front Office
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 3 (4.84%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Incident Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Manager
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Data Network Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Head of Service Management
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) RPG Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) WAP
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) iSeries
3 4 (6.45%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.84%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) AS400
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 20 (32.26%) Incident Management
3 19 (30.65%) Service Management
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
5 11 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (14.52%) Release Management
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.90%) Project Management
7 8 (12.90%) ITSM
8 7 (11.29%) Validation
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.06%) DSDM
10 5 (8.06%) Six Sigma
10 5 (8.06%) Fault Management
10 5 (8.06%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) RPG
2 5 (8.06%) RPG IV
3 3 (4.84%) RPG/400
3 3 (4.84%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.84%) CCSA
4 3 (4.84%) CCSE
4 3 (4.84%) CCSP
4 3 (4.84%) CCNP
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) SLA
2 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) NLBS
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Netcool
2 6 (9.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 6 (9.68%) Netcool/Webtop
2 6 (9.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.84%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) IBM
2 6 (9.68%) Remedy
2 6 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) BMC
5 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.84%) Crossbeam
5 3 (4.84%) Radware
5 3 (4.84%) Nortel
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Huawei
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Velocent
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