Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 October 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.12% 0.92% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.16% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Reading median daily rate £413 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% -36.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £238 £255 £325
90th Percentile £494 £410 £448
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 13
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 - £37.09
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.75 £7.88 £37.09
% change year-on-year +277.78% -78.77% -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1012 1206 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 81.09% 79.66% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 671 872
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £280 £235 £235
90th Percentile £575 £575 £549
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 80
Reading median hourly rate £18.24 £22.35 £28.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.39% -22.13% +68.48%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £40.53 £43.28 £40.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -35.19% +58.17%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Reading

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Reading

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Reading over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Reading

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) DOCSIS
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (7.14%) SDH
1 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) BSS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) OSS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Compliance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Infovista
3 1 (7.14%) Radware
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam