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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 51 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 31 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.64% 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 0.51% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£331 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -22.92%
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
878 791 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 75.33% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 409 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 22 £350 -
High Wycombe - 3 - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 20 (42.55%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Service Management
4 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
6 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) Finance
8 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
8 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) Android
9 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) MobileIron
10 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (14.89%) OVSD
11 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
11 7 (14.89%) Project Management
12 6 (12.77%) ITSM
12 6 (12.77%) BS15000
12 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
12 6 (12.77%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
13 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.64%) Operations Management
13 5 (10.64%) People Management
13 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (10.64%) Lync
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) GSM
1 4 (8.51%) UMTS
1 4 (8.51%) LTE
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) DSL
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Operations Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Problem Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mobility Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Defect Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML5
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Mobile
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Service Management
3 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
3 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.77%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Management
6 5 (10.64%) People Management
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 4 (8.51%) Fault Management
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
1 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.26%) HNC
5 2 (4.26%) HND
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) BS15000
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) NLBS
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) OVSD
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) MobileIron
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec
4 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.26%) QNX
4 2 (4.26%) RightFax
4 2 (4.26%) IronPort
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) SAP