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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 24 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.54% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
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
155 228 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 84.24% 76.77% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 127 115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (50.00%) CMDB
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) CMDB
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) e-Health
4 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (16.67%) NCDA
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) IBM