The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 31 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.76% 1.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 189 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.14% 68.23% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 102 85
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Problem Management
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) RPG
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) DataStage
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (57.14%) ERwin
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
1 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
1 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
1 4 (57.14%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) RPG Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) RPG
1 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell