The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 73 50 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.97% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£320 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.38%
Problem Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 362 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.21% 70.02% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 169 342
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Lotus
4 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
4 3 (42.86%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) NFS
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) PKI
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) VMFS
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IBM