The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 25 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.46% 1.45% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.73% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 4
Median daily rate £270 £400 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +39.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £355 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £455 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +13.84% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.07% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 822 810 975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 80.83% 84.11% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 445 510
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Buckinghamshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Milton Keynes -8 21 £270 -32.50% 1
High Wycombe +4 2 £125 -64.28%
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 28 (58.33%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) Change Management
4 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 15 (31.25%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) SLA
7 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) Service Management
7 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.83%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
10 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.50%) ITSM
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
13 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 5 (10.42%) Release Management
13 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (10.42%) Remedy
13 5 (10.42%) HP
13 5 (10.42%) Linux
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle
13 5 (10.42%) Unix
13 5 (10.42%) SAP

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) LiveCycle
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Staffware
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
1 4 (8.33%) SonarQube
1 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 8 (16.67%) DBA
2 8 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Incident Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Major Incident Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Problem Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Process Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Finance Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Finance Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 3 (6.25%) zOS
5 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) Change Management
3 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 11 (22.92%) Service Management
5 10 (20.83%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) ITSM
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Release Management
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) Change Control
10 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) APMG
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) APMP
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) BladeLogic
1 3 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
1 3 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (4.17%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Remedy
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) ILOG
5 2 (4.17%) CA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Computacenter
5 2 (4.17%) F5
5 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam