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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 34 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.34% 1.15% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -8.58%
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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
232 172 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 77.59% 66.15% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 60
Average daily rate £330 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) DSDM
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) iSeries
2 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 3 (37.50%) RPG/400
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Fault Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SMS
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) TACACS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
1 3 (37.50%) Nortel Alteon
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) DataStage
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ERwin
2 2 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Data Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WAP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iSeries
2 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) DSDM
1 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Fault Management
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) RPG
1 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) RPG/400
3 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCSP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCSA
1 3 (37.50%) CCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
1 3 (37.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Radware
2 3 (37.50%) Crossbeam
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle