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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 67 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 12 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.67% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.92% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £173 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +48.99%
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
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 20 (51.28%) Service Management
2 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
3 17 (43.59%) SLA
4 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL
6 13 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
7 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
9 8 (20.51%) VoIP
9 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.51%) SMTP
9 8 (20.51%) Huawei
10 7 (17.95%) Validation
10 7 (17.95%) Statistics
10 7 (17.95%) Capacity Management
10 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (17.95%) SNMP
10 7 (17.95%) Front Office
10 7 (17.95%) Back Office
11 6 (15.38%) DHCP
11 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 5 (12.82%) Network Design
12 5 (12.82%) MCITP
12 5 (12.82%) MCTS
12 5 (12.82%) Fault Management
12 5 (12.82%) SCCM
12 5 (12.82%) WSUS
12 5 (12.82%) Customer Engagement

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 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) SMTP
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.51%) VoIP
3 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (17.95%) SNMP
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) 3G
5 4 (10.26%) 4G
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) MPLS
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.13%) WLAN
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) H.323
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) Intranet
General
1 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Back Office
2 7 (17.95%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Problem Manager
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Back Office Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Incident Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Incident Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Service Management
2 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 14 (35.90%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 7 (17.95%) Capacity Management
6 7 (17.95%) Validation
7 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (12.82%) Fault Management
8 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Network Design
9 4 (10.26%) eTOM
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Service Design
10 2 (5.13%) AOP
10 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) MCITP
2 5 (12.82%) MCTS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCENT
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
1 5 (12.82%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
1 5 (12.82%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Huawei
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.56%) Mitel
4 1 (2.56%) Nokia
4 1 (2.56%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) VMware