The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 44 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +15.38%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 204 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.32% 70.34% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 141 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ISDN
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco