The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 57 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 13 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 0.63% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 0.92% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
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£450 £375 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £375 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Problem Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 326 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.32% 68.34% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 189 243
Average daily rate £403 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £174.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -15 5 £450 +20.00%
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Publishing
5 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) Nagios
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) Icinga
5 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (17.39%) SaaS
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) Transition Management
7 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Service Manager
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Support
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.04%) Change Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Transition Management
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) Icinga
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco