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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 45 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.23% 1.35% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Average daily rate £250 £230 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +28.88%
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
426 590 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 73.07% 79.84% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 388 233
Average daily rate £413 £412 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +24.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 10 £250 +8.69% 3
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) ITIL
2 26 (89.66%) Change Management
3 24 (82.76%) Windows
4 22 (75.86%) Windows 7
5 17 (58.62%) Project Management
6 15 (51.72%) CMDB
7 12 (41.38%) SCCM
8 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
9 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
11 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
11 7 (24.14%) VMware
11 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
11 7 (24.14%) NetApp
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (24.14%) DNS
11 7 (24.14%) DHCP
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (17.24%) SLA
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
13 4 (13.79%) Back Office
13 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
14 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (10.34%) Project Planning

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Support Technician
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Support
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) ITIL
2 26 (89.66%) Change Management
3 17 (58.62%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
5 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
11 1 (3.45%) Analytics
11 1 (3.45%) Change Control
11 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) NetApp
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
3 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy