The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 57 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 26 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.17% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 0.16% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate £350 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 - £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 21 £343 -
Bletchley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (38.24%) ITIL
1 13 (38.24%) Migration
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Change Management
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
4 7 (20.59%) LDAP
4 7 (20.59%) SOAP
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) SLA
4 7 (20.59%) Remedy
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) MS Office
6 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
6 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.76%) IronPort
6 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.76%) Lync
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) H.323
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) ISDN
2 2 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (2.94%) SMLT
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) DVB
3 1 (2.94%) VRRP
3 1 (2.94%) OSPF
3 1 (2.94%) DAB
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Business Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Problem Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Baseband Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Defect Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) IVR
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
1 13 (38.24%) Migration
2 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Change Management
3 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Management
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Remedy
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
3 4 (11.76%) IronPort
3 4 (11.76%) MobileIron
3 4 (11.76%) RightFax
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) Nortel
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) FatWire