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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 13 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 9.43% 0.91% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 1.37% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £210 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

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 87 73 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 82.08% 66.36% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 52
Median daily rate £400 £328 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -17.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £9.19 £12.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.41% -58.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Gloucester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Gloucester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Gloucester

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) CommVault
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Netcool
6 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint

Problem Management
Top Related 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Netcool
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) CommVault
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Meridio
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas