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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 27 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.21% 3.97% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 5.62% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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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
220 178 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.18% 70.63% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 94 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) RPG
2 4 (57.14%) DSDM
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) AS400
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) CCSE
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Nortel Alteon
4 2 (28.57%) Misys Midas
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Fault Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) TACACS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
1 2 (28.57%) Nortel Alteon
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) DSDM
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) RPG
1 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCSP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Radware
2 2 (28.57%) Crossbeam
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco