The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 August 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 South West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 115 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 10
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £335 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the South West region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the South West region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -8 11 £463 - 1
Dorset +10 5 £300 -20.05% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £438 - 2
Cornwall - 3 £110 -
Somerset - 2 £350 - 1
Devon -13 1 - - 2
Bristol - - - - 8
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 16 (24.24%) OO
3 16 (24.24%) Incident Management
4 15 (22.73%) Open Source
4 15 (22.73%) Change Management
5 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (21.21%) SSH
5 14 (21.21%) Linux
5 14 (21.21%) Apache
5 14 (21.21%) Python
5 14 (21.21%) Perl
5 14 (21.21%) MySQL
5 14 (21.21%) SNMP
5 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
6 13 (19.70%) DevOps
6 13 (19.70%) Service Management
7 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 11 (16.67%) SLA
9 10 (15.15%) Cisco
9 10 (15.15%) Citrix
9 10 (15.15%) Finance
9 10 (15.15%) VMware
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.61%) VPN
11 7 (10.61%) LAN
11 7 (10.61%) WAN

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) SSH
1 14 (21.21%) SNMP
2 7 (10.61%) VPN
2 7 (10.61%) LAN
2 7 (10.61%) WAN
3 6 (9.09%) BGP
4 5 (7.58%) VLAN
4 5 (7.58%) Firewall
4 5 (7.58%) SSL
5 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
6 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.55%) MPLS
6 3 (4.55%) OSPF
6 3 (4.55%) SAN
7 2 (3.03%) LDAP
7 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (21.21%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
General
1 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Front Office
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Python Developer
3 13 (19.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Technician
5 6 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Problem Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Incident Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Network Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) Ajax
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) J2EE
5 1 (1.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Open Source
2 4 (6.06%) Firmware
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) CMDB
4 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) OO
2 16 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 15 (22.73%) Change Management
4 13 (19.70%) DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) Service Management
5 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) ITSM
8 4 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.55%) Benchmarking
9 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) Python
1 14 (21.21%) Perl
1 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCNP
4 4 (6.06%) CCNA
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.52%) MCITP
7 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.52%) ISEB
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.52%) UAG
4 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.52%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco
1 10 (15.15%) Citrix
1 10 (15.15%) VMware
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Juniper
4 6 (9.09%) Symantec
5 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) Altiris
8 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.03%) F5
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.52%) Apple
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