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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 28 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.70% 1.86% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 2.20% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Median daily rate £250 £230 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
Problem Management
Oxfordshire

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
203 318 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 75.19% 84.35% 68.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 256 113
Median daily rate £425 £423 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.80 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 22 (91.67%) Change Management
3 21 (87.50%) Windows
4 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
5 15 (62.50%) Project Management
6 13 (54.17%) CMDB
7 10 (41.67%) SCCM
8 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
10 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) SLA
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 4 (16.67%) Back Office
12 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
13 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 4 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) CMDB
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 22 (91.67%) Change Management
3 15 (62.50%) Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
10 1 (4.17%) Analytics
10 1 (4.17%) Change Control
10 1 (4.17%) Release Management
10 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) NetApp
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow