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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 42 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.96% 2.32% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.26% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate £314 £385 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% +12.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Problem Management
South West

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
360 368 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.43% 71.18% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 224 97
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 17
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +2 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £315 -
Problem Management
South West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) OpenText
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) Change Control
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) Change Control
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) OpenText
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle