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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 87 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.40% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.83% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Median daily rate £287 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £344 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +20.90%
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
1851 1962 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.10% 76.16% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1122 949
Median daily rate £420 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Reading +8 9 £255 -36.25% 3
Bracknell -7 6 £275 -
Slough +8 4 - - 2
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 32 (45.07%) ITIL
2 31 (43.66%) Windows
3 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
4 23 (32.39%) Incident Management
5 20 (28.17%) SQL
6 19 (26.76%) SLA
6 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
7 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
8 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
8 16 (22.54%) Windows XP
8 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (21.13%) MS Office
9 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (19.72%) Service Management
10 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
10 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
10 14 (19.72%) DNS
11 13 (18.31%) HP
11 13 (18.31%) Oracle
11 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
12 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.90%) EMC
12 12 (16.90%) Veritas
12 12 (16.90%) NetBackup
13 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
13 11 (15.49%) Statistics
14 10 (14.08%) Change Management
14 10 (14.08%) Netcool
14 10 (14.08%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.86%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Documentum
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (4.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) DHCP
2 10 (14.08%) SAN
3 8 (11.27%) LAN
3 8 (11.27%) WAN
4 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
5 4 (5.63%) 3G
5 4 (5.63%) 4G
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.23%) LDAP
6 3 (4.23%) MPLS
6 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.82%) Skype
7 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 2 (2.82%) VLAN
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Problem Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Incident Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Remedy Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) JDBC
2 3 (4.23%) JSP
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Statistics
2 7 (9.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.86%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Fintech
5 3 (4.23%) CMDB
5 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.41%) e-Health
7 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (22.54%) Windows XP
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.04%) Solaris
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.82%) Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Unix
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) ITIL
2 23 (32.39%) Incident Management
3 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 14 (19.72%) Service Management
4 10 (14.08%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.86%) Data Entry
6 7 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.45%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.04%) High Availability
8 5 (7.04%) Matrix Management
8 5 (7.04%) Project Management
8 5 (7.04%) Service Design
8 5 (7.04%) Ticket Management
9 4 (5.63%) ITSM
9 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) CCNP
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.63%) CCNA
7 3 (4.23%) CCIE
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.41%) CCENT
9 1 (1.41%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.08%) Netcool
2 10 (14.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (11.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (9.86%) Unicenter
5 4 (5.63%) SCCM
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (4.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.41%) OpenView
7 1 (1.41%) Puppet
7 1 (1.41%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) HP
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) EMC
3 12 (16.90%) Veritas
4 9 (12.68%) VMware
5 8 (11.27%) Cisco
5 8 (11.27%) Citrix
6 7 (9.86%) Meridio
7 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.04%) Remedy
8 4 (5.63%) Fujitsu
9 3 (4.23%) BMC
9 3 (4.23%) Mitel
9 3 (4.23%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) CA
10 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.82%) Huawei
11 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) Veeam