Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 90 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 +21
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.19% 0.59% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.72% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +61.11% -46.11%
10th Percentile £205 £294 £129
90th Percentile £500 £488 £413
South East median daily rate £330 £338 £352
% change year-on-year -2.22% -4.12% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £115.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £7.88
% change year-on-year +59.09% +39.68% -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 1,073 975 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.95% 82.21% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 715 667
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £539
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +2.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £14.28 £11.42 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £62.50 £46.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% -20.40% +13.64%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +11 19 £325 -31.58%
Kidlington -7 3 £250 -25.93%
Bicester - 1 £175 -
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) DNS
4 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (59.26%) SCCM
6 15 (55.56%) ITIL
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (51.85%) Windows 10
7 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
7 14 (51.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (48.15%) Office 365
8 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
8 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (44.44%) Apple
9 12 (44.44%) Mac OS
9 12 (44.44%) Apple iOS
9 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (40.74%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
10 11 (40.74%) Application Packaging
10 11 (40.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (40.74%) Change Management
10 11 (40.74%) DHCP
10 11 (40.74%) GDPR
10 11 (40.74%) Runbook
10 11 (40.74%) Remote Desktop

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (48.15%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
2 11 (40.74%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 6 (22.22%) Firewall
5 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.70%) FTP
7 1 (3.70%) Junos
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) SMS
7 1 (3.70%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Office 365 Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Server Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory Support
5 7 (25.93%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
6 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
7 5 (18.52%) Server Support
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Support
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 4 (14.81%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 10
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 12 (44.44%) Mac OS
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (40.74%) Application Packaging
3 11 (40.74%) Change Management
3 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
3 11 (40.74%) Runbook
3 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Time Management
6 6 (22.22%) Web Filtering
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
7 5 (18.52%) Service Design
8 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
3 1 (3.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) GDPR
2 5 (18.52%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) SCCM
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (18.52%) Nagios
3 5 (18.52%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Apple
3 5 (18.52%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) Palo Alto
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Zscaler