The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 24 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 82 86 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 81.19% 84.31% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 50
Median daily rate £350 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Gloucester

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) CommVault
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
5 2 (20.00%) Netcool
5 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) CommVault
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Meridio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas