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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 45 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.85% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.41%
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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
298 162 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.76% 72.97% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 102 93
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 September 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (25.00%) Icinga
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Icinga
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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