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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 120 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 19 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 1.15% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.50% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 15
Median daily rate £298 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £135 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £485 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
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
2199 2537 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.51% 76.48% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1679 1714
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 7 £325 +96.96%
Wiltshire -8 6 £248 -29.28%
Dorset - 3 £525 -
Gloucestershire -3 2 £190 -45.71%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 35 (68.63%) ITIL
2 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Service Management
3 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
3 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
4 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (23.53%) Retail
5 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) Change Management
6 11 (21.57%) Internet
7 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 9 (17.65%) Banking
7 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.69%) Online Banking
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco
9 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) Firewall
9 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 7 (13.73%) Retail Banking
9 7 (13.73%) Marketing
10 6 (11.76%) Replication
10 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Release Management
10 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.76%) WAN
10 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Internet
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
4 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) MPLS
5 3 (5.88%) SAN
6 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.92%) FabricPath
6 2 (3.92%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.92%) OSPF
6 2 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.92%) VPLS
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (23.53%) Retail
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Problem Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Server Support
4 4 (7.84%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Online Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Android
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) ITIL
2 18 (35.29%) Service Management
3 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
4 12 (23.53%) Change Management
5 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.84%) DevOps
9 4 (7.84%) ERP
9 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) Service Design
11 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) VMware
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) CommVault
6 1 (1.96%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.96%) Samsung