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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 58 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.18% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +5.71%
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
646 677 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.26% 75.31% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 389 300
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 July 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 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Service Management
3 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) SLA
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (30.00%) MS Office
7 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (16.67%) WSUS
11 5 (16.67%) SCCM
11 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (16.67%) MCITP
11 5 (16.67%) MCTS
11 5 (16.67%) BitLocker
11 5 (16.67%) Office 365
11 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (16.67%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) Citrix
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.67%) Terminal Server
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) 3G
12 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce

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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DHCP
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) 3G
2 4 (13.33%) 4G
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) H.323
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) WebEx
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Problem Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Service Management
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) eTOM
7 4 (13.33%) High Availability
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Service Design
8 2 (6.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) MCITP
2 5 (16.67%) MCTS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCENT
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) BitLocker
1 5 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Huawei
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.33%) Mitel
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) VMware