Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 100 85
Rank change year-on-year +48 -15 +27
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 67 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.57% 1.74% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.10% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -21.88% +33.33%
10th Percentile £177 £209 £350
90th Percentile £463 £411 £498
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £390
% change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £29.75 £7.88
% change year-on-year -34.45% +277.78% -78.77%

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 1,605 1,853 1,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.46% 82.72% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 859 855
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.85% +17.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -10.87% +2.22%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +34 59 £325 - 2
Aylesbury 0 2 - -
High Wycombe -5 2 £450 +260.00%
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 31 (46.27%) Security Cleared
3 29 (43.28%) SC Cleared
3 29 (43.28%) Incident Management
4 20 (29.85%) Oracle
5 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (26.87%) ITIL V3
6 18 (26.87%) Change Management
7 15 (22.39%) SAP
7 15 (22.39%) ERP
8 14 (20.90%) Windows
9 13 (19.40%) NFS
9 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
9 13 (19.40%) VPN
9 13 (19.40%) Change Control
10 12 (17.91%) Service Management
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (14.93%) Trend Analysis
13 9 (13.43%) High Availability
13 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (13.43%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (13.43%) Runbook
13 9 (13.43%) Proactive Management
13 9 (13.43%) Data Architecture
14 8 (11.94%) SCCM
14 8 (11.94%) Project Management
14 8 (11.94%) Adobe
14 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
15 7 (10.45%) Data Quality

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 (7.46%) SAS
1 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
1 13 (19.40%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Big Data
1 7 (10.45%) Data Lake
1 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
1 7 (10.45%) OLAP
1 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Hive
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Incident Manager
2 14 (20.90%) Major Incident Manager
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Problem Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Service Management Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.99%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
1 4 (5.97%) REST
1 4 (5.97%) SOAP
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
1 4 (5.97%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) CMDB
3 5 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) BYOD
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 29 (43.28%) Incident Management
3 18 (26.87%) Change Management
3 18 (26.87%) ITIL V3
4 15 (22.39%) ERP
5 13 (19.40%) Change Control
6 12 (17.91%) Service Management
7 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (14.93%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (13.43%) Data Architecture
9 9 (13.43%) High Availability
9 9 (13.43%) Proactive Management
9 9 (13.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Runbook
10 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
10 8 (11.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) Business Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 29 (43.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) HNC
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.46%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) NFS
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 7 (10.45%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) OVSD
4 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) SAP
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) Adobe
5 7 (10.45%) Sony
5 7 (10.45%) Splunk
5 7 (10.45%) Talend
6 5 (7.46%) Ab Initio
6 5 (7.46%) Informatica
7 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.99%) Capita
8 2 (2.99%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Lumension
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) VMware