Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 152 166
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 41 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.90% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.13% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 33
South West median daily rate £370 £263 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.95% -16.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £176 £188 £119
90th Percentile £488 £400 £456
England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £21.75 -
England median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -34.44% +2.27% +18.92%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4528 4592 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.34% 79.89% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2855 3088 3565
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £238 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +31 14 £183 +40.38%
Bristol -8 13 £338 +35.00% 1
Wiltshire -16 10 £475 +106.52%
Devon - 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) ITIL
3 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
4 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
5 15 (36.59%) Finance
6 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
6 14 (34.15%) Release Management
7 13 (31.71%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) Project Management
8 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
9 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
9 11 (26.83%) Service Management
9 11 (26.83%) Change Management
9 11 (26.83%) Programme Management
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Degree
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.95%) DevOps
11 9 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (21.95%) Marketing
11 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
11 9 (21.95%) Electronics
11 9 (21.95%) SAP
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
11 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
11 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (19.51%) Scrum

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (14.63%) IIS
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.88%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) MPLS
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (21.95%) Electronics
3 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
3 9 (21.95%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Military
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Applications Support
1 8 (19.51%) Incident Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Management Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Release Management
3 12 (29.27%) Project Management
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Change Management
4 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
4 11 (26.83%) Programme Management
4 11 (26.83%) Service Management
5 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps
5 9 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Network Management
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Customer Insight
10 3 (7.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) DV Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (24.39%) Degree
4 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) SAP
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) IronPort
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.88%) CA
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Siebel
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec