Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 84 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.74% 0.80% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +28.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £219 £220 £213
90th Percentile £500 £485 £415
South East median daily rate £325 £338 £385
% change year-on-year -3.70% -12.34% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £7.88
% change year-on-year +1.73% +174.60% -73.75%

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 1,121 947 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.48% 84.48% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 708 726
Oxfordshire median daily rate £440 £439 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +9.35% +0.31%
10th Percentile £273 £257 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.22 £19.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.18% +14.29% -16.88%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.08 £12.40
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.13 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £24.88 £19.66 £23.00
% change year-on-year +26.53% -14.52% +2.22%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +12 18 £325 +14.04%
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (72.73%) DNS
4 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
6 13 (59.09%) SCCM
6 13 (59.09%) Office 365
6 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
6 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
7 12 (54.55%) Mac OS
7 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
7 12 (54.55%) Apple
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (50.00%) ITIL
8 11 (50.00%) DHCP
8 11 (50.00%) Application Packaging
8 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
8 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (50.00%) GDPR
8 11 (50.00%) Runbook
9 9 (40.91%) Migration

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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (59.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (22.73%) BGP
4 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Junos
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Office 365 Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Server Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (31.82%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
6 6 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
8 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
8 4 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (18.18%) Server Support
8 4 (18.18%) Systems Support
8 4 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 12 (54.55%) Mac OS
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
1 11 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 11 (50.00%) Runbook
1 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (27.27%) Task Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Web Filtering
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 5 (22.73%) Service Design
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) GDPR
2 5 (22.73%) PMO
3 1 (4.55%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (22.73%) SCOM
4 4 (18.18%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Apple
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Brocade
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Zscaler