The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 59 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 1.89% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.51% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £450 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £27.25 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +25.00%
Problem Management
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 718 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.66% 75.42% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 436 398
Median daily rate £403 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 12 (63.16%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (47.37%) SLA
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) Huawei
6 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
7 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (21.05%) Product Management
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
8 4 (21.05%) High Availability
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) SMTP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Documentum
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Problem Manager
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 4 (21.05%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) High Availability
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Product Management
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
2 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Huawei
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian