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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 86 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 33 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.12% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.50% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
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£415 £268 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.14% +9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £166 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £324 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Reading 0 9 £450 +44.00% 7
Maidenhead +4 6 £400 +207.69% 1
Bracknell -8 4 - - 1
Newbury - 4 £400 -
Slough -2 1 - - 1
Hungerford - 1 £415 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (56.00%) ITIL
2 25 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 19 (38.00%) Service Management
4 15 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (22.00%) Change Management
6 11 (22.00%) Project Management
6 11 (22.00%) Capacity Management
7 10 (20.00%) UNIX
7 10 (20.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle
8 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
8 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.00%) Perl
10 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
10 7 (14.00%) Middleware
10 7 (14.00%) Statistics
10 7 (14.00%) Degree
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (12.00%) C-shell
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) VoIP
2 3 (6.00%) SMTP
2 3 (6.00%) SNMP
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) ATM
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) 3G
4 1 (2.00%) MPLS
4 1 (2.00%) BGP
4 1 (2.00%) 2G
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) VPLS
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) OLAP
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Incident Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Problem Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Back Office Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Major Incident Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (14.00%) Middleware
3 6 (12.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) ITIL
2 25 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 19 (38.00%) Service Management
4 15 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) Capacity Management
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.00%) Change Management
6 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) ITSM
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.00%) Network Design
9 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 3 (6.00%) Fault Management
9 3 (6.00%) Validation
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
10 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Perl
2 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C-shell
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) Jython
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
6 1 (2.00%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.00%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.00%) COBOL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) RPG
6 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCDA
5 1 (2.00%) CCDP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) TickIT
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Control-M
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Remedy
2 4 (8.00%) Huawei
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.00%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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