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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 65 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.44% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.56% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£143 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.46% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
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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
667 718 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.97% 78.47% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 489 278
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 24 April 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (10.00%) MVNO

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) MVNO
2 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (10.00%) GPRS
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SS7
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef