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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 144 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.07% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 26
Median daily rate £575 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £301 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +5.71%
Problem Management
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
2919 4781 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.33% 80.65% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2374 3786 3439
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 34 (55.74%) ITIL
1 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 29 (47.54%) Incident Management
3 20 (32.79%) Change Management
4 19 (31.15%) Service Management
5 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
6 17 (27.87%) Unix
6 17 (27.87%) Project Management
7 16 (26.23%) Financial Institution
7 16 (26.23%) ITSM
7 16 (26.23%) Hedge funds
7 16 (26.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (22.95%) SQL
9 13 (21.31%) Windows
9 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
9 13 (21.31%) Banking
10 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
10 12 (19.67%) Perl
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.03%) Degree
12 10 (16.39%) VMware
12 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
13 9 (14.75%) PMP
13 9 (14.75%) SLA
13 9 (14.75%) HTTP
13 9 (14.75%) CSS
13 9 (14.75%) XML
13 9 (14.75%) HTML
13 9 (14.75%) JavaScript

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
1 9 (14.75%) LDAP
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.92%) MPLS
5 3 (4.92%) NAS
6 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.28%) Network Security
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) ADSL
7 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.64%) PSTN
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Financial Institution
3 13 (21.31%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Front Office
5 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Applications Support
3 9 (14.75%) Implementation Specialist
3 9 (14.75%) ITSM Specialist
4 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Incident Manager
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Expert
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Service Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Management Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Service Management Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Incident Manager
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Ajax
1 9 (14.75%) CSS
1 9 (14.75%) HTML
1 9 (14.75%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Hedge funds
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.56%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Unix
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) ITIL
2 29 (47.54%) Incident Management
3 20 (32.79%) Change Management
4 19 (31.15%) Service Management
5 17 (27.87%) Project Management
6 16 (26.23%) ITSM
6 16 (26.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
8 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (14.75%) CMMI
9 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
9 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
11 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.20%) Change Control
12 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
12 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
13 4 (6.56%) Investment Management
13 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Perl
2 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
3 9 (14.75%) PMP
4 5 (8.20%) CCNP
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.56%) XenApp
3 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Firmware
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
6 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 5 (8.20%) HP SIM
3 5 (8.20%) SCCM
4 4 (6.56%) Control-M
4 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.64%) MOM
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) Charles River
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Veritas
5 5 (8.20%) Reuters
6 4 (6.56%) Bloomberg
6 4 (6.56%) BMC
6 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) FactSet
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) Solace
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) Lotus
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