Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 32 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 2.31% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.76% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £206 £120 £325
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £376
% change year-on-year -6.67% -0.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £14.75 -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +138.57% +27.27% -70.34%

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 1,294 1,809 1,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.37% 83.40% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 896 804
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 78 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.03% +1.67%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.14 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £39.33
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% -18.18%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +18 28 £303 +10.00%
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 23 (71.88%) ITIL
1 23 (71.88%) Incident Management
2 14 (43.75%) Service Management
3 12 (37.50%) Change Management
3 12 (37.50%) SLA
4 9 (28.13%) Matrix Management
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) ServiceNow
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) Release Management
8 5 (15.63%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.50%) Demand Management
9 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

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 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Introscope
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Service Security Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Product Owner
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Owner
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Incident Management
1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Service Management
3 12 (37.50%) Change Management
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (28.13%) Matrix Management
4 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) Release Management
8 5 (15.63%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (12.50%) SIEM
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) APMP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) ServiceNow
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) CA
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle