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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.84% 2.74% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.45% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £388 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

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
569 812 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.94% 79.45% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 479 363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 14 (53.85%) Service Management
2 11 (42.31%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) SLA
6 7 (26.92%) Huawei
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
6 7 (26.92%) Public Cloud
6 7 (26.92%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (23.08%) Apple Swift
7 6 (23.08%) Patch Management
7 6 (23.08%) Android Studio
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Service Design
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
7 6 (23.08%) Android
7 6 (23.08%) LTE
7 6 (23.08%) Product Management
7 6 (23.08%) SMTP
7 6 (23.08%) HTTP
7 6 (23.08%) DNS

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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
1 6 (23.08%) LTE
1 6 (23.08%) SMTP
2 5 (19.23%) GSM
2 5 (19.23%) HSPA
2 5 (19.23%) WCDMA
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) 3G
4 1 (3.85%) 4G
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Android Studio
1 6 (23.08%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Problem Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Public Cloud
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (3.85%) Handset
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Service Management
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
7 6 (23.08%) Patch Management
7 6 (23.08%) Product Management
7 6 (23.08%) Service Design
8 5 (19.23%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) Release Management
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Apple Swift
2 6 (23.08%) Objective-C
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
2 7 (26.92%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Huawei
3 5 (19.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) HP