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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 77 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.04% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
880 771 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.74% 75.44% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 428 272
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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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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
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 3
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (40.00%) LTE
4 8 (40.00%) GSM
4 8 (40.00%) UMTS
4 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) DNS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LTE
1 8 (40.00%) GSM
1 8 (40.00%) UMTS
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) 4G
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Implementation Manager
1 7 (35.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (40.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Change Control
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.00%) Logistics
10 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.00%) ITSM
10 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (10.00%) HNC
4 2 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) OVSD
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco