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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 114 57 106
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +49
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 16 74 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 2.74% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 3.86% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £328 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
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
1983 1918 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.29% 71.09% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 988 681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £176.25 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Newbury -2 5 £400 - 2
Reading -41 4 £225 +2.27%
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £228 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 27 (62.79%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Service Management
3 16 (37.21%) Incident Management
4 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (25.58%) SLA
5 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.93%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) Degree
6 8 (18.60%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
9 5 (11.63%) Release Management
9 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.63%) ITSM
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 4 (9.30%) MCTS
10 4 (9.30%) MCITP
10 4 (9.30%) UNIX
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
10 4 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
1 2 (4.65%) TACACS
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
1 2 (4.65%) Nortel Alteon
1 2 (4.65%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) OLAP
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.33%) QlikView
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Service Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Incident Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Escalation Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Services Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.65%) WAP
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Service Management
3 16 (37.21%) Incident Management
4 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.93%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Release Management
6 5 (11.63%) ITSM
6 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.65%) Fault Management
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C-shell
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) MCTS
3 4 (9.30%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCSA
5 2 (4.65%) CCSE
5 2 (4.65%) CCSP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
1 2 (4.65%) Netcool
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Fujitsu
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Radware
3 2 (4.65%) Crossbeam
3 2 (4.65%) F5
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Nortel
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.33%) Huawei
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