Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 109 89
Rank change year-on-year +58 -20 +20
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 68 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.04% 1.26% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 1.51% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £335 £388 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% -18.16% +21.41%
10th Percentile £227 £236 £373
90th Percentile £488 £491 £535
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +26.67% +9.49% -63.06%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,490 1,982 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.53% 83.28% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 920 804
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £225
90th Percentile £580 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +60 61 £325 -15.58% 2
High Wycombe -2 2 £450 -5.26%
Aylesbury 0 1 - -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 34 (50.00%) ITIL
1 34 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
3 21 (30.88%) ITIL V3
4 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (27.94%) Service Management
5 16 (23.53%) Oracle
6 14 (20.59%) SAP
6 14 (20.59%) ERP
6 14 (20.59%) Change Management
7 13 (19.12%) NFS
7 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
7 13 (19.12%) VPN
7 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.65%) Windows
8 12 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
9 11 (16.18%) Project Management
10 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (14.71%) Change Control
10 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (13.24%) Proactive Management
11 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (13.24%) Java
11 9 (13.24%) Matrix Management
12 8 (11.76%) SCCM
12 8 (11.76%) Adobe
13 7 (10.29%) SLA
13 7 (10.29%) Sony
13 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce

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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
1 13 (19.12%) VPN
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) Extranet
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Big Data
1 3 (4.41%) Data Lake
1 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.41%) OLAP
1 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Introscope
General
1 7 (10.29%) Law
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Incident Manager
3 14 (20.59%) Major Incident Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Problem Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Problem Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Service Manager
8 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Incident and Problem Manager
9 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Service Security Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) CSS
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
1 5 (7.35%) REST
1 5 (7.35%) SOAP
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
1 5 (7.35%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) CMDB
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) BYOD
3 1 (1.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.47%) IVR
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 34 (50.00%) ITIL
2 21 (30.88%) ITIL V3
3 19 (27.94%) Service Management
4 14 (20.59%) Change Management
4 14 (20.59%) ERP
5 12 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
6 11 (16.18%) Project Management
7 10 (14.71%) Change Control
7 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.24%) Matrix Management
8 9 (13.24%) Proactive Management
8 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.29%) Capacity Management
9 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
10 6 (8.82%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
1 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) ISEB
4 5 (7.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) APMP
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) HNC
6 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) NFS
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) SCOM
2 7 (10.29%) WSUS
3 2 (2.94%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.94%) OVSD
4 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) SAP
3 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) Adobe
5 7 (10.29%) Sony
5 7 (10.29%) Splunk
6 6 (8.82%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.41%) Remedy
7 3 (4.41%) Talend
8 2 (2.94%) CA
9 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.47%) Apple
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Informatica
9 1 (1.47%) Lumension
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
9 1 (1.47%) VMware