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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 85 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 1.47% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.91% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 14
Median daily rate £388 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +25.00%
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
1538 1938 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.40% 77.12% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1040 1026
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 86 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Bracknell +9 10 £350 -15.15%
Reading -4 10 £450 +28.57% 4
Wokingham -2 2 £350 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) ITIL
3 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (30.19%) Service Management
4 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) Service Delivery
5 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
7 12 (22.64%) DNS
8 11 (20.75%) SLA
8 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.87%) Cisco
10 9 (16.98%) MS Office
10 9 (16.98%) Windows XP
10 9 (16.98%) VMware
10 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.09%) QA
11 8 (15.09%) High Availability
11 8 (15.09%) HP
11 8 (15.09%) Veritas
12 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (13.21%) EMC
12 7 (13.21%) Citrix
12 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
12 7 (13.21%) WAN
12 7 (13.21%) SQL
12 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Documentum
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
3 6 (11.32%) DHCP
3 6 (11.32%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) HTTP
4 5 (9.43%) LAN
4 5 (9.43%) SMTP
4 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.66%) MPLS
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.89%) FWSM
7 1 (1.89%) LLU
7 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Problem Manager
2 9 (16.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Server Support
6 2 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Public Cloud
1 5 (9.43%) Statistics
2 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.98%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.66%) Solaris
7 3 (5.66%) Unix
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Service Management
3 14 (26.42%) Service Delivery
4 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.09%) High Availability
7 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (11.32%) Change Control
8 6 (11.32%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
9 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) Product Management
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 4 (7.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) CCIE
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 8 (15.09%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.55%) AirWatch
2 4 (7.55%) Netcool
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.89%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Cisco
3 9 (16.98%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) HP
4 8 (15.09%) Veritas
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
5 7 (13.21%) EMC
6 6 (11.32%) Huawei
6 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 3 (5.66%) Veeam
8 2 (3.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Foundry