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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 58 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.23% 0.37% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.53% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £200 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -42.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -6.76%
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
586 376 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.84% 69.63% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 233 198
Average daily rate £412 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.69% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -9 7 £230 +15.00% 2
Abingdon - 1 £150 - 1
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) Nagios
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (55.56%) Icinga
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (55.56%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Icinga
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
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