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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 75 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 2.36% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
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£295 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £420 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -23 8 £277 -11.36% 3
High Wycombe 0 1 - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) Change Management
7 8 (25.00%) Service Management
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) CRM
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
10 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
10 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (15.63%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.50%) Firewall
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Lync
4 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) SAS
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (9.38%) MS Project
5 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
3 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.38%) SMTP
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) APPN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) PowerCenter
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (15.63%) Governance Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) BYOD
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) CMDB
4 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) CCTV
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (9.38%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) High Availability
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) APMP
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.25%) HNC
5 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (9.38%) HDFS
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
1 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
1 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.25%) OVSD
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) AppSense
4 3 (9.38%) Splunk
4 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
4 3 (9.38%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) QNX
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.13%) F5