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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 137 155 170
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 49 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.77% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.99% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.17 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +11.48%
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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
4029 4525 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.50% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 3216 3376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 50 (55.56%) ITIL
2 31 (34.44%) Windows
3 26 (28.89%) Service Management
4 22 (24.44%) Incident Management
5 21 (23.33%) SQL
6 19 (21.11%) Change Management
7 17 (18.89%) Oracle
8 16 (17.78%) UNIX
8 16 (17.78%) Banking
9 15 (16.67%) Finance
9 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.44%) Investment Banking
11 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 10 (11.11%) MS Office
12 10 (11.11%) VMware
12 10 (11.11%) Release Management
13 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (10.00%) Front Office
13 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.00%) Linux
14 8 (8.89%) Perl
14 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
14 8 (8.89%) Citrix
14 8 (8.89%) SAN
14 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (7.78%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) SAS
3 4 (4.44%) Apache
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.22%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.11%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.11%) Cordys
2 1 (1.11%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) DMZ
2 5 (5.56%) Internet
2 5 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) LAN
4 2 (2.22%) WAN
4 2 (2.22%) SMTP
4 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.11%) MPLS
5 1 (1.11%) DSL
5 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.33%) DTS
5 2 (2.22%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.33%) MSI
2 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.22%) Toad
2 2 (2.22%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.11%) Gradle
3 1 (1.11%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.11%) Ant
General
1 16 (17.78%) Banking
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 13 (14.44%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.00%) Front Office
5 5 (5.56%) Back Office
6 3 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) Local Government
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 8 (8.89%) Developer
4 6 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) SAS Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Computer Operator
8 2 (2.22%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) J2EE
1 4 (4.44%) Middleware
1 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.11%) OSGi
3 1 (1.11%) Django
3 1 (1.11%) Java EE
3 1 (1.11%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.11%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) Struts
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Equities
2 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) iSeries
5 2 (2.22%) Derivative
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) Equity Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) UNIX
3 9 (10.00%) Linux
4 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) ITIL
2 26 (28.89%) Service Management
3 22 (24.44%) Incident Management
4 19 (21.11%) Change Management
5 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.11%) Release Management
7 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) Project Management
10 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.56%) Change Control
11 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.56%) Migration
11 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.89%) Perl
4 7 (7.78%) Java
5 4 (4.44%) VBScript
6 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.22%) AWK
7 2 (2.22%) C-shell
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MBA
5 1 (1.11%) PMP
5 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) XenApp
4 5 (5.56%) vSphere
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.33%) Firmware
6 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.22%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.22%) Squid
7 1 (1.11%) NLBS
7 1 (1.11%) Xen
7 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.44%) WSUS
3 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.33%) Control-M
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) SCCM
4 2 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) EMC
5 6 (6.67%) NetApp
5 6 (6.67%) Altiris
6 5 (5.56%) Wyse
6 5 (5.56%) webMethods
6 5 (5.56%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
7 4 (4.44%) McAfee
7 4 (4.44%) AppSense
7 4 (4.44%) Pega
7 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.33%) Sun
8 3 (3.33%) BEA
8 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.33%) IBM
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