The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 7.17% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 8.72% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Median daily rate £500 £225 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -2.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +283.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -66.39% +100.00%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 195 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.06% 82.28% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 155 235
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Oxford

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Oxford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 4 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Junos
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) BYOD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 2 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds