The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 49 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 3.30% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 4.39% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £200 £346 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.23% -23.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 342 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.84% 75.16% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 191 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.37 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 2 £200 -50.00%
Abingdon - - - -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Perl

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware