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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 60 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 15 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 0.46% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.66% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.41%
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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
737 602 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.40% 69.12% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 311 366
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 21
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Service Management
3 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
5 7 (31.82%) ITSM
5 7 (31.82%) SCOM
5 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 6 (27.27%) SMTP
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) SNMP
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) Front Office
7 4 (18.18%) Back Office
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Network Design
7 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 4 (18.18%) Huawei
7 4 (18.18%) Fault Management
7 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) MS Office
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SMTP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (18.18%) SNMP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Front Office
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Incident Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Service Management
3 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
5 7 (31.82%) ITSM
6 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 4 (18.18%) Fault Management
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Network Design
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
10 1 (4.55%) Release Management
10 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Peregrine
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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