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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 84 122
Rank change year-on-year +22 +38  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 33 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.82% 1.50% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.87% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
Median daily rate £425 £398 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +66.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

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 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 28 March 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
Reading +14 17 £438 - 2
Bracknell +3 5 £275 -29.48% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Service Management
3 19 (30.65%) QA
4 18 (29.03%) Mentoring
4 18 (29.03%) ITIL
4 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 17 (27.42%) Project Management
5 17 (27.42%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (24.19%) DNS
7 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.58%) Service Design
8 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.97%) Java
8 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (19.35%) Xcode
9 12 (19.35%) Objective-C
9 12 (19.35%) Mobile Development
9 12 (19.35%) Apple Swift
9 12 (19.35%) Android Studio
9 12 (19.35%) Degree
9 12 (19.35%) Android
9 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (19.35%) LTE
9 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (17.74%) HSPA
10 11 (17.74%) Coaching
10 11 (17.74%) Publishing
10 11 (17.74%) 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 (8.06%) JBoss
1 5 (8.06%) SAS
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) LTE
3 11 (17.74%) GSM
3 11 (17.74%) HSPA
3 11 (17.74%) WCDMA
4 7 (11.29%) HTTP
4 7 (11.29%) SMTP
5 6 (9.68%) DHCP
6 5 (8.06%) WAN
7 4 (6.45%) LAN
8 3 (4.84%) SSH
8 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.61%) 3G
9 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.61%) Firewall
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) MPLS
9 1 (1.61%) PBX
9 1 (1.61%) SAN
9 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Android Studio
1 12 (19.35%) Xcode
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Publishing
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Problem Manager
4 6 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Information Services Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Web Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) Handset
7 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.35%) Android
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Unix
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Service Management
2 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 18 (29.03%) Mentoring
3 17 (27.42%) Project Management
4 14 (22.58%) Service Design
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (19.35%) Mobile Development
7 11 (17.74%) Coaching
8 10 (16.13%) Incident Management
9 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
9 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
11 7 (11.29%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
11 7 (11.29%) Product Management
12 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (6.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 4 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) Apple Swift
2 12 (19.35%) Objective-C
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) QA
2 8 (12.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool
4 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Apple
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 7 (11.29%) Huawei
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) Veeam
7 2 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.61%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.61%) Meridio
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago