Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 90 114
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 -30
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.15% 1.20% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £474 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.69% +40.30% +1.89%
10th Percentile £263 £373 £278
90th Percentile £492 £535 £434
South East median daily rate £375 £384 £385
% change year-on-year -2.34% -0.26% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £13.70 £37.09
% change year-on-year +5.84% -63.06% +118.18%

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 1918 1467 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.69% 84.17% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 805 1127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -25 19 £368 -22.51% 2
Aylesbury - 3 £550 -
High Wycombe -9 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 16 (59.26%) Incident Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITSM
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) SLA
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Proactive Management
7 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 3 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Management

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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Akamai
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) npm
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Serverless
2 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) WLAN
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) Extranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Introscope
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Problem Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Major Incident Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Communications Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Incident Manager
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Express
2 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Symfony
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Incident Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITSM
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Proactive Management
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA Wily
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy
1 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.41%) CA
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic
3 1 (3.70%) Polycom
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec