The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.76% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £223 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £304
% change year-on-year +13.84% +6.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.38 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.46% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 527 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.69% 78.66% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1081 1254
Median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 151
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Hertfordshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 1 £315 -
Problem Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCENT
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom