The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 68 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.52% 0.78% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.99% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
778 912 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.13% 78.69% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 474 425
Average daily rate £394 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £425 - 4
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 6 (35.29%) Spanish Language
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) CA
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) ATM
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Easytrieve
6 3 (17.65%) JCL
6 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Introscope
6 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (17.65%) Micro Focus
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) CICS
2 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Easytrieve
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Introscope
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) LSMW
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Spanish Language
4 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
2 3 (17.65%) Junior
2 3 (17.65%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Platform Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Android Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) ISPF
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) VSAM
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) BYOD
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Android Development
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) COBOL
2 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) CLIST
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JCL
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) REXX
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) NFS
1 3 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
2 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
2 2 (11.76%) OVSD
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CA
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Micro Focus
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) MobileIron
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) SAP