Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 July 2019 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +40 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 29 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.34% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
West Sussex median daily rate £409 £436 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +45.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £319 £202 £276
90th Percentile £533 £504 £345
South East median daily rate £419 £335 £348
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.74% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +67.00% +48.15% +71.43%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 1,141 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.66% 91.28% 88.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 663 598
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +4.35%
10th Percentile £254 £300 £285
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 26
West Sussex median hourly rate £22.92 £49.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.71% +13.79% +12.26%
10th Percentile £13.26 £17.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £67.25 £53.13
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.95
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.31% -14.65%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in West Sussex

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in West Sussex

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in West Sussex

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in West Sussex

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Worthing +33 20 £409 -6.57% 1
Gatwick - 1 £375 - 1
Problem Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 28 (96.55%) Configuration Management
2 27 (93.10%) Data Modelling
2 27 (93.10%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (86.21%) Process Improvement
3 25 (86.21%) Test Strategy
4 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) JIRA
5 14 (48.28%) Confluence
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) COBOL
7 9 (31.03%) DB2
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (20.69%) VB6
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
9 6 (20.69%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.69%) SAP
9 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
9 6 (20.69%) VB
9 6 (20.69%) ABAP
9 6 (20.69%) VBA
9 6 (20.69%) J2EE
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) RUP
9 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (20.69%) BEA
9 6 (20.69%) SAP BW

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 14 (48.28%) Confluence
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.69%) Power BI
2 6 (20.69%) SAP BW
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Bitbucket
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) COBOL Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SAP BW Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SAP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) zOS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Configuration Management
2 27 (93.10%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (93.10%) Data Modelling
3 25 (86.21%) Process Improvement
3 25 (86.21%) Test Strategy
4 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) RUP
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.45%) Data Management
9 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Facilities Management
9 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) COBOL
3 6 (20.69%) ABAP
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VB
3 6 (20.69%) VB6
3 6 (20.69%) VBA
4 2 (6.90%) JCL
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GAMP
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.45%) NIST
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) BEA
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
1 6 (20.69%) webMethods
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) VMware