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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 55 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 31 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 0.39% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.54% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 737 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.52% 72.47% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 396 305
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 +18 25 £313 +13.63%
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 15 (27.27%) Service Management
4 15 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Blackberry
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.82%) MobileIron
8 10 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (18.18%) Migration
8 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.36%) Android
9 9 (16.36%) Lync
9 9 (16.36%) SLA
9 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
11 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (12.73%) OVSD
11 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
11 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) MS Office
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco
11 7 (12.73%) Symantec
11 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.36%) Lync
3 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) ISDN
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) PBX
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) H.323
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.82%) DAB
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) DSL
3 1 (1.82%) DVB
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Problem Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Incident Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Defect Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Operations Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Mobility Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) SOAP
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) DTV
3 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) MPEG
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Android
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Mobile
3 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Service Management
2 15 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (18.18%) Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) ITSM
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Validation
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) C
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 5 (9.09%) BS15000
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Xen
2 1 (1.82%) NLBS
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) OVSD
1 7 (12.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) MobileIron
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco
3 7 (12.73%) Symantec
4 6 (10.91%) IronPort
4 6 (10.91%) RightFax
5 5 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (3.64%) QNX
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) VMware