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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 78 100 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 44 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 0.91% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.18% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
Median daily rate £378 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £189 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +48.99%
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
1905 1862 1896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.72% 76.69% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 954 923
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 56 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.86 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +11 16 £279 -
Reading +2 11 - - 2
Slough - 4 £408 - 1
Newbury -3 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
Maidenhead -3 1 £400 +75.82% 3
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) SLA
3 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 27 (30.68%) Service Management
5 22 (25.00%) DNS
5 22 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
6 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
7 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
7 18 (20.45%) SQL
8 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.18%) Change Management
10 15 (17.05%) Statistics
11 14 (15.91%) Windows Server
12 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (14.77%) Citrix
12 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (14.77%) MS Office
12 13 (14.77%) Oracle
13 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.64%) DHCP
14 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 11 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (12.50%) Process Improvement
14 11 (12.50%) Degree
15 10 (11.36%) VMware
15 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
15 10 (11.36%) WAN

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 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (7.95%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) DNS
2 12 (13.64%) DHCP
3 10 (11.36%) LAN
3 10 (11.36%) WAN
4 9 (10.23%) SAN
4 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.09%) SMTP
5 8 (9.09%) VoIP
6 7 (7.95%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (7.95%) SNMP
7 5 (5.68%) 3G
7 5 (5.68%) Firewall
8 4 (4.55%) 4G
9 3 (3.41%) LDAP
10 2 (2.27%) MPLS
10 2 (2.27%) Skype
10 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.27%) VPN
10 2 (2.27%) WLAN
11 1 (1.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MS Access
3 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
General
1 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.95%) Back Office
2 7 (7.95%) Front Office
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Incident Manager
2 9 (10.23%) Problem Manager
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (7.95%) Architect
3 7 (7.95%) Back Office Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Senior Incident Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.41%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) JDBC
2 3 (3.41%) JSP
3 1 (1.14%) J2EE
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Statistics
2 7 (7.95%) CMDB
2 7 (7.95%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) e-Health
5 1 (1.14%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (3.41%) Unix
8 2 (2.27%) Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 27 (30.68%) Service Management
3 22 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 21 (23.86%) Service Delivery
5 16 (18.18%) Change Management
6 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.95%) Validation
9 6 (6.82%) Data Entry
10 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.68%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (5.68%) Fault Management
10 5 (5.68%) Functional Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Network Design
10 5 (5.68%) Ticket Management
11 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) MCITP
4 5 (5.68%) MCTS
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) CCNP
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) CCENT
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.14%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (32.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) BitLocker
3 6 (6.82%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
2 8 (9.09%) Netcool
2 8 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.95%) Unicenter
3 7 (7.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (6.82%) SCCM
4 6 (6.82%) WSUS
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.14%) Puppet
6 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Citrix
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) Veritas
3 10 (11.36%) VMware
4 9 (10.23%) Huawei
5 7 (7.95%) EMC
5 7 (7.95%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) Meridio
5 7 (7.95%) Remedy
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco
6 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 3 (3.41%) Fujitsu
7 3 (3.41%) Mitel
7 3 (3.41%) NetApp
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.27%) Nokia
8 2 (2.27%) Nokia Networks
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