Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 111 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 36 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.32% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.62% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 29
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £295 £255 £312
90th Percentile £500 £505 £440
South East median daily rate £375 £386 £383
% change year-on-year -2.79% +0.85% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 16
Berkshire median hourly rate - £7.88 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.77% -
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £13.70 £37.09
% change year-on-year +5.84% -63.06% +118.18%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3439 3508 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.65% 81.20% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1894 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 10 £475 +22.58%
Bracknell -10 4 - -
Slough +5 1 £300 -
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £475 - 1
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) QA
3 13 (36.11%) Service Design
4 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
5 11 (30.56%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (30.56%) HSPA
5 11 (30.56%) LTE
5 11 (30.56%) GSM
5 11 (30.56%) WCDMA
5 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) Project Management
6 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (27.78%) Coaching
7 9 (25.00%) VoWiFi
7 9 (25.00%) VoLTE
8 8 (22.22%) Service Management
9 7 (19.44%) Publishing
9 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
9 7 (19.44%) Xcode
9 7 (19.44%) Objective-C
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) Apple
9 7 (19.44%) Java
9 7 (19.44%) Android
9 7 (19.44%) Android Studio
9 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
9 7 (19.44%) Apple Swift

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 1 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) GSM
1 11 (30.56%) HSPA
1 11 (30.56%) LTE
1 11 (30.56%) WCDMA
2 9 (25.00%) VoLTE
2 9 (25.00%) VoWiFi
3 5 (13.89%) 3G
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.78%) DOCSIS
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.78%) SDH
6 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Android Studio
1 7 (19.44%) Xcode
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Handset Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Migration Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Ajax
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) REST
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.56%) Handset
4 2 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Android
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Service Design
3 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) Coaching
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
4 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Service Management
6 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Server Patching
8 4 (11.11%) System Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Apple Swift
1 7 (19.44%) Java
1 7 (19.44%) Objective-C
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) MCITP
4 3 (8.33%) MCTS
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Netcool
4 1 (2.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.78%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Apple
1 7 (19.44%) Citrix
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) BMC
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Infovista
5 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.78%) Radware
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Veeam