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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 148 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 43 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.71% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 24
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£350 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+48.99% -0.28%
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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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 46 (49.46%) ITIL
2 29 (31.18%) Service Management
3 24 (25.81%) Windows
4 22 (23.66%) Finance
5 20 (21.51%) Incident Management
5 20 (21.51%) SQL
6 18 (19.35%) UNIX
6 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.13%) Oracle
8 14 (15.05%) Linux
8 14 (15.05%) Change Management
9 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 12 (12.90%) Java
9 12 (12.90%) Citrix
10 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.83%) ITSM
11 10 (10.75%) Project Management
11 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
12 9 (9.68%) Front Office
12 9 (9.68%) Banking
13 8 (8.60%) Asset Management
13 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
13 8 (8.60%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.23%) SAS
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.08%) Agresso
2 1 (1.08%) RMDS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) DSL
3 4 (4.30%) MPLS
3 4 (4.30%) LAN
3 4 (4.30%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 3 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.15%) SSL
5 2 (2.15%) SMTP
6 1 (1.08%) HSRP
6 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
2 3 (3.23%) DTS
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Maven
1 2 (2.15%) Toad
1 2 (2.15%) Ant
1 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
1 2 (2.15%) Hudson
1 2 (2.15%) CA Gen
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.08%) Gradle
2 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.08%) Mockito
2 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Front Office
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.30%) Back Office
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Service Manager
4 10 (10.75%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.60%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Incident Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Computer Operator
8 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) IT Support
10 3 (3.23%) Problem Manager
10 3 (3.23%) SAS Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Major Incident Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Server Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) J2EE
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) JMS
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) JPA
4 1 (1.08%) GWT
4 1 (1.08%) Servlets
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) XSLT
4 1 (1.08%) JAAS
4 1 (1.08%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.08%) SAML
4 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.30%) Equities
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) iSeries
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) UNIX
3 14 (15.05%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.23%) CentOS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) ITIL
2 29 (31.18%) Service Management
3 20 (21.51%) Incident Management
4 14 (15.05%) Change Management
5 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.83%) ITSM
7 10 (10.75%) Project Management
7 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Asset Management
8 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.60%) Change Control
9 7 (7.53%) Release Management
9 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.45%) Migration
10 6 (6.45%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.45%) OO
10 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) Java
3 8 (8.60%) Perl
4 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.23%) Python
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) C-shell
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.08%) AWK
7 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) XenApp
4 3 (3.23%) NLBS
5 2 (2.15%) Xen
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.15%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Control-M
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.38%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.23%) Puppet
3 3 (3.23%) SCCM
4 2 (2.15%) WSUS
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.15%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) Citrix
4 8 (8.60%) VMware
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco
5 6 (6.45%) Veritas
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.30%) Wyse
7 4 (4.30%) webMethods
7 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.30%) Remedy
8 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.23%) Neverfail
8 3 (3.23%) Pega
8 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.23%) BEA
9 2 (2.15%) Sun
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) Reuters
9 2 (2.15%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
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