The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 67 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.33% 2.24% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.80% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Median daily rate £269 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.75 £7.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +277.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1860 1942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 80.00% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1024 966
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem Management in Berkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell -4 9 £269 -2.18% 1
Reading +8 7 £338 -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) ITIL
3 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
5 17 (28.81%) DNS
5 17 (28.81%) Finance
5 17 (28.81%) Degree
5 17 (28.81%) QA
5 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
6 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
7 14 (23.73%) Service Design
7 14 (23.73%) DHCP
8 13 (22.03%) Java
8 13 (22.03%) Project Management
8 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (22.03%) Incident Management
8 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (22.03%) LTE
9 12 (20.34%) Android
9 12 (20.34%) HSPA
9 12 (20.34%) Android Studio
9 12 (20.34%) Mobile Development
9 12 (20.34%) Apple Swift
9 12 (20.34%) Xcode
9 12 (20.34%) Objective-C
9 12 (20.34%) WCDMA
9 12 (20.34%) GSM
10 11 (18.64%) Apple

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (8.47%) JBoss
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) DHCP
3 13 (22.03%) LTE
4 12 (20.34%) GSM
4 12 (20.34%) HSPA
4 12 (20.34%) WCDMA
5 4 (6.78%) SAN
6 3 (5.08%) HTTP
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (5.08%) SMTP
6 3 (5.08%) SSH
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) 3G
7 1 (1.69%) 4G
7 1 (1.69%) Firewall
7 1 (1.69%) Skype
7 1 (1.69%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.69%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) MS Access
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Android Studio
1 12 (20.34%) Xcode
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Publishing
3 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Incident Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Server Support
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Web Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Information Services Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Java Applications Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Handset
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) Android
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
7 7 (11.86%) Linux
8 4 (6.78%) Unix
8 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
3 14 (23.73%) Service Design
4 13 (22.03%) Incident Management
4 13 (22.03%) Project Management
4 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.34%) Mobile Development
6 11 (18.64%) Coaching
6 11 (18.64%) Service Management
7 8 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.86%) Task Automation
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
10 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.78%) Change Management
11 4 (6.78%) ITSM
11 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.78%) Patch Management
12 3 (5.08%) Product Management
12 3 (5.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Java
2 12 (20.34%) Apple Swift
2 12 (20.34%) Objective-C
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) Degree
3 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) HNC
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) Netcool
2 4 (6.78%) WSUS
3 3 (5.08%) Ansible
3 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.08%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.69%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Apple
3 4 (6.78%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) EMC
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) Meridio
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Symantec
4 3 (5.08%) Veeam
4 3 (5.08%) Veritas
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.39%) McAfee
5 2 (3.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.69%) BMC
6 1 (1.69%) Infovista
6 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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