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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 66 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +13.33%
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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
691 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 73.68% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 362 289
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) NHS
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) MVNO

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) MVNO
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) GPRS
3 1 (8.33%) GSM
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) SS7
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) F5
1 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat