The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 163 180 156
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 40 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.92% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 33
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +9.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the City of London region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the City of London region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 45 (52.33%) ITIL
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.07%) Incident Management
5 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
5 21 (24.42%) Service Management
6 17 (19.77%) MS Office
6 17 (19.77%) Finance
7 15 (17.44%) Banking
7 15 (17.44%) Change Management
8 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
8 12 (13.95%) Firewall
8 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
8 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
9 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (12.79%) VMware
9 11 (12.79%) Cisco
10 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
10 10 (11.63%) HP
10 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
11 9 (10.47%) WSUS
11 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Citrix
11 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
11 9 (10.47%) WAN
11 9 (10.47%) Oracle
12 8 (9.30%) IIS
12 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.30%) IIS
1 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.81%) Apache
4 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) Documentum
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.16%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Office
2 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.16%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.16%) Agresso
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Cordys
1 1 (1.16%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) WAN
3 7 (8.14%) SAN
3 7 (8.14%) LAN
3 7 (8.14%) BIG-IP
4 6 (6.98%) DSL
4 6 (6.98%) MPLS
5 5 (5.81%) DMZ
5 5 (5.81%) DNS
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.33%) HTTP
6 2 (2.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) Multicast
6 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.16%) HSRP
7 1 (1.16%) Intranet
7 1 (1.16%) TCAP
7 1 (1.16%) LDAP
7 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MSI
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.16%) Mockito
3 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.16%) Hudson
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.16%) Ant
3 1 (1.16%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Front Office
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.47%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Service Management Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) SAS Developer
9 2 (2.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (4.65%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) Java EE
2 3 (3.49%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.33%) XMPP
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) HTML5
4 1 (1.16%) Ehcache
4 1 (1.16%) RESTful
4 1 (1.16%) OSGi
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) WAP
4 1 (1.16%) Struts
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Equities
4 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (1.16%) Derivative
8 1 (1.16%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.14%) UNIX
6 4 (4.65%) Linux
6 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) ITIL
2 25 (29.07%) Incident Management
3 21 (24.42%) Service Management
4 15 (17.44%) Change Management
5 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.30%) Project Management
7 8 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.98%) Change Control
10 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.81%) Release Management
10 5 (5.81%) Migration
11 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
12 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.81%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) Perl
4 3 (3.49%) C-shell
5 2 (2.33%) AWK
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) VBScript
5 2 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) Korn
6 1 (1.16%) Jython
6 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) JNCIS
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) CCNP
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PMP
5 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) HNC
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) XenApp
4 6 (6.98%) NLBS
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.81%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) Xen
5 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.49%) Firmware
8 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) WSUS
2 6 (6.98%) SCCM
3 5 (5.81%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.49%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.33%) Control-M
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) VMware
2 11 (12.79%) Cisco
3 10 (11.63%) HP
4 9 (10.47%) Citrix
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle
5 7 (8.14%) Dell
6 6 (6.98%) Altiris
6 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.81%) McAfee
7 5 (5.81%) EMC
7 5 (5.81%) NetApp
7 5 (5.81%) Wyse
8 4 (4.65%) Lotus
9 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) AppSense
10 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.33%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
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