The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 69 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
707 631 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.02% 77.52% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 473 287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Bristol region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Bristol region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) BEA
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) BEA
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Ektron
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft