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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 114 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 25 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.01% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 21
Median daily rate £230 £230 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £103 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £29.95 £21.80
% change year-on-year
-28.21% +37.38%
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
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
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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
Wiltshire -3 16 £230 +3.37% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £120 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £263 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 39 (79.59%) ITIL
2 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (51.02%) Service Management
4 20 (40.82%) Windows
4 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
5 19 (38.78%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (38.78%) VMware
6 18 (36.73%) Change Management
7 17 (34.69%) Military
8 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
8 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
9 14 (28.57%) Business Continuity
10 13 (26.53%) HP
10 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
10 13 (26.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (24.49%) Replication
12 11 (22.45%) Retail
13 10 (20.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (20.41%) Internet
14 8 (16.33%) Banking
14 8 (16.33%) Online Banking
15 7 (14.29%) Marketing
15 7 (14.29%) Retail Banking
15 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.24%) Finance
16 6 (12.24%) Release Management
17 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
18 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
18 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001

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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) IaaS
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
1 3 (6.12%) PaaS
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) MPLS
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) VPLS
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (34.69%) Military
2 11 (22.45%) Retail
3 8 (16.33%) Banking
4 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 7 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 6 (12.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Problem Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.16%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Problem Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Replication
3 8 (16.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) ITIL
2 25 (51.02%) Service Management
3 18 (36.73%) Change Management
4 14 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
6 10 (20.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Release Management
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.12%) DevOps
10 3 (6.12%) ERP
10 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.12%) Open Source
11 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (4.08%) Service Design
11 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) HP
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) CommVault
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
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