The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 120 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 3
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£375 £281 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +6.41%
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 1556 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.59% 69.50% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1016 1099
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 104 128
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £13.50 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -11 8 £420 +46.08%
Bristol -13 7 £375 - 5
Wiltshire -13 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Dorset +4 3 £317 +12.53%
Somerset - 1 £400 - 2
Devon - - - -
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (22.73%) Change Management
6 10 (22.73%) Firewall
6 10 (22.73%) Service Management
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (20.45%) CCNP
7 9 (20.45%) LAN
7 9 (20.45%) WAN
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (20.45%) Juniper
7 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
8 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.91%) BGP
9 7 (15.91%) SLA
9 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
10 6 (13.64%) VLAN
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) assyst
1 1 (2.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) LAN
2 9 (20.45%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) VPN
4 7 (15.91%) BGP
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (13.64%) VLAN
5 6 (13.64%) SAN
5 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 6 (13.64%) MPLS
6 5 (11.36%) SSL
6 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.82%) Internet
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) OSPF
10 1 (2.27%) DNS
10 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Back Office
3 4 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Incident Manager
1 6 (13.64%) Network Team Leader
1 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.82%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (6.82%) Major Incident Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Process Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) PDA
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.73%) Change Management
3 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.36%) ITSM
8 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.82%) Release Management
10 2 (4.55%) People Management
10 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) RPG
3 1 (2.27%) RPG/400
3 1 (2.27%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.27%) UAG
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco
2 9 (20.45%) Juniper
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) F5
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
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