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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 86 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 40 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.38% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
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£400 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £520 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.41%
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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 15 £400 - 5
Bracknell +2 8 £425 - 1
Newbury -7 5 £400 -
Maidenhead +7 4 £400 - 2
Slough -3 1 £315 +26.00%
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 32 (49.23%) Incident Management
3 28 (43.08%) Service Management
4 22 (33.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (21.54%) Capacity Management
5 14 (21.54%) Project Management
5 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
6 13 (20.00%) Change Management
6 13 (20.00%) ITSM
7 12 (18.46%) UNIX
7 12 (18.46%) Windows
8 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
8 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
9 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.85%) Oracle
10 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
10 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.31%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (12.31%) Statistics
11 8 (12.31%) SQL
11 8 (12.31%) Linux
11 8 (12.31%) DNS
12 7 (10.77%) Perl
12 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
12 7 (10.77%) Middleware
12 7 (10.77%) Degree
12 7 (10.77%) SCOM
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Lync
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) assyst
2 1 (1.54%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) SMTP
3 4 (6.15%) LAN
3 4 (6.15%) VoIP
3 4 (6.15%) SNMP
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.54%) ATM
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) 3G
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) 2G
6 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.54%) VPLS
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.23%) OLAP
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.15%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Back Office
3 4 (6.15%) Front Office
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Billing
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Incident Manager
2 11 (16.92%) Problem Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Service Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Back Office Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Administrator
6 2 (3.08%) Major Incident Manager
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (1.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.54%) IT Support
7 1 (1.54%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (10.77%) Middleware
3 6 (9.23%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.62%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Statistics
4 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 2 (3.08%) Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
7 1 (1.54%) iSeries
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) UNIX
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) zOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) ITIL
2 32 (49.23%) Incident Management
3 28 (43.08%) Service Management
4 22 (33.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (21.54%) Capacity Management
5 14 (21.54%) Project Management
6 13 (20.00%) ITSM
6 13 (20.00%) Change Management
7 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Validation
10 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.69%) Network Design
11 4 (6.15%) Release Management
11 4 (6.15%) Fault Management
11 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Perl
2 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.23%) C-shell
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.15%) C
5 4 (6.15%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) COBOL
6 3 (4.62%) VB
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) Jython
7 1 (1.54%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.54%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.54%) RPG
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCTS
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) CCDA
5 1 (1.54%) CCDP
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) TickIT
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCOM
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.54%) Control-M
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Remedy
3 4 (6.15%) Huawei
3 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.62%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe
6 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
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