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 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 32 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 4.02% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 5.15% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 5
Median daily rate £350 £219 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -4.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.64% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +283.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 447 388 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.26% 78.07% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 305 375
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 3 £475 +111.11% 3
Kidlington - 1 £300 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 10 (71.43%) Juniper
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) Network Security
1 10 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
1 10 (71.43%) Web Filtering
2 9 (64.29%) HIPAA
2 9 (64.29%) Brocade
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 7 (50.00%) Junos
4 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 7 (50.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (50.00%) CISSP
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Service Design
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
4 7 (50.00%) Junos
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Skype
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (71.43%) Web Filtering
2 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Service Design
5 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
1 7 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 7 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 7 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) HIPAA
1 9 (64.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) AppDNA
2 3 (21.43%) EdgeSight
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Juniper
1 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 9 (64.29%) Brocade
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 8 (57.14%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) Intel Security
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds