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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 64 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.42% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £265 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £408 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.88%
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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
605 776 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.56% 70.23% 66.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 417 268
Average daily rate £416 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) BMC
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Front Office
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) GGSN
7 2 (10.53%) SGSN
7 2 (10.53%) Business Development
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) GGSN
1 2 (10.53%) SGSN
1 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Manager
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Development
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V2
7 2 (10.53%) Contact Management
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) BMC
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
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