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 23 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 32 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.38% - 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.05%
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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
188 148 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.31% 74.00% 68.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 86 95
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware