Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.45% 1.82% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.08% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 11
Oxford median daily rate £348 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.13% -11.11% +20.00%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £137.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £137.50

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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 641 624 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.09% 87.39% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 474 451
Oxford median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -1.84%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £70.10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Oxford

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Oxford

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

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) Change Management
4 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) DHCP
4 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
6 10 (55.56%) NetBackup
6 10 (55.56%) NetApp
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (38.89%) SCOM
9 7 (38.89%) Degree
9 7 (38.89%) SLA
9 7 (38.89%) Web Services
9 7 (38.89%) Project Management
10 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (27.78%) Network Security
10 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (27.78%) SCCM
10 5 (27.78%) Management Information System

Problem Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
5 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) Change Management
3 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
4 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Proactive Management
7 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (16.67%) Demand Management
8 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Design
8 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
1 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
2 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) NetBackup
2 7 (38.89%) SCOM
3 5 (27.78%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) Nagios
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.56%) Lotus