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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 35 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.00% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 172 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 70.33% 70.78% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 89
Average daily rate £350 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.30 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel Alteon
2 4 (66.67%) Crossbeam
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) SMS
2 4 (66.67%) WAP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 4 (66.67%) Nortel Alteon
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
1 4 (66.67%) SMS
1 4 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
1 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) RPG
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCSA
1 4 (66.67%) CCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) CCSP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) F5
1 4 (66.67%) Crossbeam
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Nortel
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Radware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM