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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 15 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 2.04% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.60% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £190 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
572 732 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.91% 78.63% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 444 352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017, 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 13 (61.90%) Service Management
2 11 (52.38%) Service Delivery
3 10 (47.62%) SLA
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) QA
4 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
5 7 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (33.33%) Huawei
6 5 (23.81%) Xcode
6 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
6 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (23.81%) Android
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) LTE
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Development
6 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
6 5 (23.81%) Apple Swift
6 5 (23.81%) Service Design
6 5 (23.81%) Android Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Coaching
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
7 4 (19.05%) HSPA

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 (14.29%) Documentum
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LTE
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) GSM
2 4 (19.05%) HSPA
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
2 4 (19.05%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Android Studio
1 5 (23.81%) Xcode
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Publishing
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Problem Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Problem Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Service Management
2 11 (52.38%) Service Delivery
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile Development
5 5 (23.81%) Service Design
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Product Management
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Network Management
8 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Apple Swift
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
2 8 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Huawei
3 4 (19.05%) Apple
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian