The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 42 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 200 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.82% 70.18% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
West Malling - 1 £388 -
Folkestone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SunGard
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Operator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SLA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SunGard
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
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