Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 January 2019 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 79 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.21% 2.37% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 2.74% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £163 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.49% -4.29% +150.00%
10th Percentile £156 £193 £214
90th Percentile £234 £479 £425
South East median daily rate £355 £375 £369
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.69% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year +43.10% +5.84% -63.06%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 820 1,057 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.51% 86.43% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 836 764
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £609 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +24.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £77.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Oxfordshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 1 £163 -49.22%
Bicester +1 1 £163 -7.14%
Kidlington 0 1 £250 -33.33%
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft