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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 50 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 1.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.11%
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
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 24 December 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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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 +3 5 £425 +47.82%
Problem Management
South West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) SSL
8 4 (26.67%) ITSM
8 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
8 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
8 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 4 (26.67%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
4 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat