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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 153 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 46 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £245 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -15.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £23.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £23.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 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 44 (50.00%) ITIL
2 27 (30.68%) Incident Management
3 24 (27.27%) Finance
3 24 (27.27%) Windows
4 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (22.73%) Cisco
6 19 (21.59%) MS Office
7 18 (20.45%) Service Management
7 18 (20.45%) Service Delivery
8 12 (13.64%) Firewall
8 12 (13.64%) WAN
9 11 (12.50%) Banking
10 10 (11.36%) Project Management
10 10 (11.36%) HP
10 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
11 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (10.23%) Citrix
11 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
11 9 (10.23%) Migration
11 9 (10.23%) Degree
11 9 (10.23%) Performance Management
11 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (9.09%) LAN
13 7 (7.95%) UNIX
13 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
13 7 (7.95%) Blackberry
13 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.68%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) Apache
5 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (1.14%) Documentum
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) MS Office
2 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.68%) MS Project
5 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.14%) Endur
1 1 (1.14%) ZaiNet
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.14%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.14%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) WAN
1 12 (13.64%) Firewall
2 8 (9.09%) LAN
3 7 (7.95%) BIG-IP
4 6 (6.82%) MPLS
4 6 (6.82%) DSL
5 4 (4.55%) NetScreen
5 4 (4.55%) SAN
5 4 (4.55%) Multicast
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.14%) HSRP
7 1 (1.14%) Network Security
7 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.14%) Intranet
7 1 (1.14%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.14%) HTTP
7 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) RequisitePro
1 2 (2.27%) MSI
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
1 2 (2.27%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
2 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Mockito
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 11 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.23%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Consultant
5 5 (5.68%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Head of IT
6 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.41%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Problem Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Service Management Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
1 3 (3.41%) Middleware
1 3 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (3.41%) jQuery
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) XMPP
2 2 (2.27%) Java EE
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) JMS
3 1 (1.14%) WAP
3 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.14%) Spring
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.14%) RESTful
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) WCF
3 1 (1.14%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.68%) Equities
3 4 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Biometrics
5 2 (2.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.95%) UNIX
6 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) ITIL
2 27 (30.68%) Incident Management
3 18 (20.45%) Service Management
3 18 (20.45%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Management
6 7 (7.95%) Change Control
6 7 (7.95%) ITSM
6 7 (7.95%) Change Management
6 7 (7.95%) Release Management
7 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) SQL
1 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.55%) C-shell
2 4 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.41%) Perl
3 3 (3.41%) AWK
4 2 (2.27%) Python
4 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.27%) Korn
4 2 (2.27%) C
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) JNCIS
4 4 (4.55%) CCNP
5 3 (3.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) ISEB
6 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) MCDST
7 1 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) HNC
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) GIAC
7 1 (1.14%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) COBIT
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) NLBS
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.68%) XenApp
4 4 (4.55%) Xen
5 3 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) WSUS
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.14%) Control-M
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Cisco
3 10 (11.36%) HP
4 9 (10.23%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) VMware
6 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) Lotus
7 5 (5.68%) F5
8 4 (4.55%) McAfee
8 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.55%) Capita
8 4 (4.55%) ProCurve
8 4 (4.55%) Juniper
9 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 3 (3.41%) Dell
9 3 (3.41%) Northgate
9 3 (3.41%) Civica
9 3 (3.41%) Comino
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago