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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 54 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.49% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.98% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £255 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
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
574 757 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.25% 75.40% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 483 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) SLA
3 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (35.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) High Availability
9 4 (20.00%) Fintech
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) eTOM
10 3 (15.00%) WSUS
10 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) Documentum
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) 3G
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

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 3 (15.00%) Documentum
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) 3G
1 3 (15.00%) 4G
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) H.323
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) PSTN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) WebEx
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Problem Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Incident Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (30.00%) Service Management
6 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) eTOM
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.00%) Network Management
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Service Design
9 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCENT
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) EMC
1 3 (15.00%) HP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Mitel
3 1 (5.00%) VMware