The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 50 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 1.36% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.81% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -31.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 276 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.42% 74.80% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 122 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.52 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Cambridge region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Cambridge region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Problem Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat