The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Cardiff 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 42 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 181 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.69% 72.40% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 121 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
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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 29 July 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CCA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) AppSense
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow