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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 64 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 1.49% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.03% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Average daily rate
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- £265 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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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
588 738 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.28% 73.51% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 343 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 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 12 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (38.46%) Change Management
3 10 (38.46%) GGSN
3 10 (38.46%) SGSN
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) Front Office
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
6 6 (23.08%) Legal
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) LDAP
8 4 (15.38%) L2TP
8 4 (15.38%) Juniper
8 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (15.38%) Velocent
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL V2
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) MGW
9 3 (11.54%) SS7
9 3 (11.54%) Remedy
9 3 (11.54%) SLA
10 2 (7.69%) 3G
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) GSM
10 2 (7.69%) 2G

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) GGSN
1 10 (38.46%) SGSN
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) LDAP
4 4 (15.38%) L2TP
5 3 (11.54%) MGW
5 3 (11.54%) SS7
6 2 (7.69%) 3G
6 2 (7.69%) GSM
6 2 (7.69%) 2G
6 2 (7.69%) 4G
6 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (3.85%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) FWSM
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Front Office
3 6 (23.08%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Incident Manager
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Problem Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Support
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Physics
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL V2
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
8 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NLBS
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
2 4 (15.38%) Velocent
3 3 (11.54%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco