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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 72 76 99
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 36 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.83% 1.53% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.95% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
Median daily rate £363 £390 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +44.44%

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
1590 1896 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.44% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 993 989
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 75 22
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Reading +5 17 £450 +136.84%
Bracknell +5 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Wokingham -3 2 £344 -
Maidenhead -4 2 - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 21 (40.38%) Service Management
2 19 (36.54%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (21.15%) QA
6 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.15%) Project Management
6 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
7 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) SLA
7 10 (19.23%) DNS
7 10 (19.23%) Service Design
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
8 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.31%) VMware
9 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
9 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 7 (13.46%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (13.46%) Mobile Development
10 7 (13.46%) Apple Swift
10 7 (13.46%) Android Studio
10 7 (13.46%) Android
10 7 (13.46%) LTE
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) Documentum
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) LTE
3 6 (11.54%) GSM
3 6 (11.54%) HSPA
3 6 (11.54%) WCDMA
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 4 (7.69%) SMTP
6 3 (5.77%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) LLU
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) VoIP
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Android Studio
1 7 (13.46%) Xcode
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Problem Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Service Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Information Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Information Services Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Statistics
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.46%) Android
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Service Management
2 13 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) Service Design
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (13.46%) Mobile Development
6 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Coaching
7 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (7.69%) High Availability
9 4 (7.69%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.69%) Product Management
10 3 (5.77%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Apple Swift
1 7 (13.46%) Java
1 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 10 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) Netcool
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.92%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 7 (13.46%) HP
3 7 (13.46%) Huawei
4 6 (11.54%) Apple
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) EMC
5 5 (9.62%) Intel Security
5 5 (9.62%) Veritas
6 3 (5.77%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.85%) Brocade
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
7 2 (3.85%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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