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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 44 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.61% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.27% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +9.21%
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
327 157 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.93% 51.99% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 87 101
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 30
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +1 5 £425 +47.82%
Problem Management
South West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
6 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) VLAN
8 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
8 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (25.00%) ITSM
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) VMware

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 6 (37.50%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Supervisor
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix