The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 25 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.99% 0.96% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.32% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £390 £255 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 228 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 83.67% 73.08% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 107
Average daily rate £390 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Slough region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Slough region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Internal Audit
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 3 (42.86%) CMDB
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Internal Audit
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft