The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 27 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 54 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.03% 1.30% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 1.82% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £220 £250 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
Berkshire

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
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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (50.00%) Change Management
2 33 (47.14%) Telecoms
3 24 (34.29%) Configuration Management
4 23 (32.86%) Performance Management
5 22 (31.43%) Fault Management
5 22 (31.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 19 (27.14%) ITIL
7 17 (24.29%) DNS
7 17 (24.29%) GGSN
7 17 (24.29%) SGSN
8 16 (22.86%) Incident Management
9 15 (21.43%) LDAP
9 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (20.00%) Windows
10 14 (20.00%) Degree
11 13 (18.57%) Juniper
12 12 (17.14%) L2TP
12 12 (17.14%) Velocent
12 12 (17.14%) 4G
13 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
13 10 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (14.29%) SS7
13 10 (14.29%) 2G
13 10 (14.29%) Service Management
13 10 (14.29%) 3G
13 10 (14.29%) GSM
14 9 (12.86%) VLAN
15 8 (11.43%) Project Management
15 8 (11.43%) Front Office

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) DNS
1 17 (24.29%) GGSN
1 17 (24.29%) SGSN
2 15 (21.43%) LDAP
3 12 (17.14%) L2TP
3 12 (17.14%) 4G
4 10 (14.29%) SS7
4 10 (14.29%) 2G
4 10 (14.29%) 3G
4 10 (14.29%) GSM
5 9 (12.86%) VLAN
6 8 (11.43%) MGW
7 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.57%) MPLS
8 4 (5.71%) SAN
9 3 (4.29%) NAS
9 3 (4.29%) Firewall
9 3 (4.29%) SDH
9 3 (4.29%) DHCP
9 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) OLTP
1 2 (2.86%) DB2
1 2 (2.86%) OLAP
1 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 33 (47.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Front Office
3 6 (8.57%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.43%) Incident Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Server Support
6 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Network Support
6 3 (4.29%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) DBA
7 2 (2.86%) Architect
7 2 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) IT Support
7 2 (2.86%) Development DBA
7 2 (2.86%) CS Core Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) J2EE
1 1 (1.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Physics
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Change Management
2 24 (34.29%) Configuration Management
3 23 (32.86%) Performance Management
4 22 (31.43%) Fault Management
5 19 (27.14%) ITIL
6 16 (22.86%) Incident Management
7 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
8 10 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (14.29%) Service Management
9 8 (11.43%) Project Management
9 8 (11.43%) DRM
10 4 (5.71%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.86%) ETL
12 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.86%) C
2 2 (2.86%) Korn
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) MCSE
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.43%) CCIE
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
6 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) NLBS
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (18.57%) Juniper
3 12 (17.14%) Velocent
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 3 (4.29%) Huawei
5 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.43%) BMC
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) Nokia
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago