The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 64 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.08% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 650 742 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.66% 81.99% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 533 473
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Bristol

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Bristol

Problem Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) PABX
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification