The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 43 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.19% 1.70% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.82% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 177 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.53% 60.20% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 90 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 8 (40.00%) LAN
6 8 (40.00%) WAN
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Juniper
8 6 (30.00%) MPLS
8 6 (30.00%) BGP
8 6 (30.00%) VPN
8 6 (30.00%) CCNP
8 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) VLAN
9 5 (25.00%) SSL
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) ITSM
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
10 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
10 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
10 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
10 4 (20.00%) F5
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
1 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) MPLS
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Major Incident Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (20.00%) ITSM
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint