The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 38 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.92% - 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% - 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£230 - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £335 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +17.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.17 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+79.39% +4.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 129 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.92% 63.55% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 78 103
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +96.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Nagios
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (71.43%) Icinga
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Support
2 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Incident & Problem Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft