The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 23 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.82% - 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £480 - £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.64% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 125 86 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 75.76% 82.69% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 48
Median daily rate £430 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Portsmouth

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Portsmouth

Problem Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) LPAR
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) LPAR
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft