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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 44 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.46% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.15 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -10.90%
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
299 156 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 62.55% 60.70% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 84 128
Average daily rate £400 £361 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -46.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 £263 -
Problem Management
South West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) OO
2 14 (56.00%) Open Source
3 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (52.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (52.00%) SSH
3 13 (52.00%) Apache
3 13 (52.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 13 (52.00%) MySQL
3 13 (52.00%) SNMP
4 12 (48.00%) DevOps
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Juniper
6 8 (32.00%) LAN
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) SSL
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
8 6 (24.00%) MPLS
8 6 (24.00%) BGP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SNMP
1 13 (52.00%) SSH
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) SSL
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (24.00%) MPLS
5 6 (24.00%) BGP
5 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
8 1 (4.00%) DSL
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) SONET
8 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
1 13 (52.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Python Developer
3 12 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Network Supervisor
7 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) JDBC
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Open Source
2 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) OO
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Perl
1 13 (52.00%) Python
1 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Delphi
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) NetQoS