Period
to 17 January 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 29 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.37% 1.96% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.28% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £335 £350 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +150.00% -
10th Percentile £193 £214 £125
90th Percentile £479 £425 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £126.25
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £13.70 £37.09
% change year-on-year +5.84% -63.06% +151.46%

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 1,031 1,051 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.30% 85.73% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 755 735
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £277 £213 £214
90th Percentile £613 £570 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.75 £17.47 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.53% -36.49% +61.76%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.38 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 2018. 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 -1 19 £320 -20.00%
Kidlington -1 8 £375 +7.14% 2
Bicester - 1 £175 -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 25 (86.21%) ITIL
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (82.76%) Change Management
3 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 21 (72.41%) DNS
3 21 (72.41%) Windows
4 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (58.62%) DHCP
5 17 (58.62%) VMware
6 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
7 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (48.28%) Incident Management
9 12 (41.38%) SCCM
9 12 (41.38%) SCOM
10 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 10 (34.48%) NetApp
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (34.48%) Degree
11 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
11 10 (34.48%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (31.03%) VPN
12 9 (31.03%) SLA
13 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (27.59%) LDAP
13 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
13 8 (27.59%) Project Management
13 8 (27.59%) Management Information System

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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) DNS
2 17 (58.62%) DHCP
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) LDAP
5 7 (24.14%) Kerberos
6 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 3 (10.34%) LAN
9 3 (10.34%) WAN
10 2 (6.90%) VoIP
11 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.45%) FTP
11 1 (3.45%) MPLS
11 1 (3.45%) SMS
11 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) Clustering
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (24.14%) Replication
4 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.34%) iPhone
4 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 3 (10.34%) Android
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) ITIL
2 24 (82.76%) Change Management
3 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (48.28%) Incident Management
5 10 (34.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Patch Management
7 5 (17.24%) Proactive Management
8 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (13.79%) Web Filtering
9 3 (10.34%) Change Control
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
9 3 (10.34%) Service Design
9 3 (10.34%) Time Management
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) RHCE
4 1 (3.45%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
3 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
1 12 (41.38%) SCOM
2 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (20.69%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) NetApp
4 7 (24.14%) McAfee
5 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas