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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 142 168 180
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 48 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 16
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£363 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.22 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -6.76%
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London

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
4228 5006 4813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.75% 77.28% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3643 3682
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 54
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £103.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -76.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 (51.72%) ITIL
2 29 (33.33%) Service Management
3 24 (27.59%) Windows
4 22 (25.29%) SQL
5 21 (24.14%) Finance
6 18 (20.69%) Change Management
6 18 (20.69%) Incident Management
6 18 (20.69%) Oracle
7 17 (19.54%) UNIX
7 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.79%) Linux
8 12 (13.79%) Java
8 12 (13.79%) Banking
9 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
9 11 (12.64%) Project Management
9 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
10 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.49%) Front Office
10 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.49%) Investment Banking
10 10 (11.49%) Release Management
11 9 (10.34%) Perl
11 9 (10.34%) Citrix
12 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
12 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
12 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.20%) ITSM
13 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.05%) Cisco
13 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.15%) Mule
5 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.15%) Agresso
2 1 (1.15%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.15%) RMDS
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) DSL
2 3 (3.45%) MPLS
2 3 (3.45%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) WAN
2 3 (3.45%) VPN
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) SMTP
3 2 (2.30%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.30%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.15%) HSRP
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) DTS
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.45%) Hudson
1 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.30%) Ant
2 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.30%) Toad
2 2 (2.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.15%) Gradle
3 1 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Investment Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Front Office
4 5 (5.75%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.60%) Back Office
6 3 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Applications Support
3 10 (11.49%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Incident Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Computer Operator
7 3 (3.45%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SAS Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) J2EE
2 3 (3.45%) Middleware
2 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) JMS
3 2 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.15%) Spring
4 1 (1.15%) Ajax
4 1 (1.15%) JSON
4 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.15%) JSTL
4 1 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.15%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.15%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.15%) Django
4 1 (1.15%) GWT
4 1 (1.15%) JPA
4 1 (1.15%) REST
4 1 (1.15%) SAML
4 1 (1.15%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.15%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Equities
3 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.60%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
6 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) iSeries
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) UNIX
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) ITIL
2 29 (33.33%) Service Management
3 18 (20.69%) Change Management
3 18 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
5 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.49%) Release Management
6 8 (9.20%) ITSM
6 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.05%) Change Control
8 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
9 5 (5.75%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) ETL
9 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.60%) RUP
10 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 9 (10.34%) Perl
4 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) VBA
5 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.45%) VBScript
6 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) C-shell
7 1 (1.15%) AWK
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.30%) Squid
4 2 (2.30%) NLBS
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Control-M
2 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.15%) OpenView
4 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.34%) Citrix
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) webMethods
6 4 (4.60%) Remedy
7 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.45%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.45%) Wyse
7 3 (3.45%) Pega
7 3 (3.45%) Sun
7 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.45%) BEA
7 3 (3.45%) Veritas
7 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.45%) Neverfail
8 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.30%) HP
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