The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 84 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 33 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.55% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.93% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
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£260 £141 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.05% -57.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £124 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £377 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.12%
Problem Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1553 1178 1445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.01% 71.87% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 729 793
Average daily rate £360 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 58 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +9 3 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Southampton -14 1 £275 +114.00%
Farnborough - - - - 1
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Service Management
3 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) HP
6 11 (28.21%) SLA
6 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
7 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
8 9 (23.08%) Security Management
8 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (20.51%) 3G
9 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
9 8 (20.51%) Project Management
9 8 (20.51%) Broadband
10 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.38%) Change Management
12 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
13 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (10.26%) Matrix Management
13 4 (10.26%) Software Distribution
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
13 4 (10.26%) SaaS
13 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
13 4 (10.26%) ITSM
13 4 (10.26%) Publishing

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Broadband
1 8 (20.51%) 3G
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
1 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
3 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
1 15 (38.46%) Service Management
2 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
4 9 (23.08%) Security Management
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.26%) Matrix Management
8 4 (10.26%) ITSM
8 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (10.26%) Software Distribution
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) Fault Management
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
2 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Intel
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com