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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 130 156 163
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 34 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.01% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +27.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +30.00%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 27 (44.26%) ITIL
3 26 (42.62%) Incident Management
4 18 (29.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (26.23%) Unix
6 15 (24.59%) Change Management
6 15 (24.59%) Financial Institution
6 15 (24.59%) Hedge funds
7 14 (22.95%) Service Management
7 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
8 13 (21.31%) Backup Exec
9 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (19.67%) Banking
10 11 (18.03%) SQL
10 11 (18.03%) Windows
10 11 (18.03%) SLA
10 11 (18.03%) Veritas
11 10 (16.39%) Project Management
11 10 (16.39%) ITSM
12 9 (14.75%) VMware
12 9 (14.75%) Control-M
12 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
12 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
13 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
14 7 (11.48%) People Management
14 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
14 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
14 7 (11.48%) Citrix
14 7 (11.48%) MS Excel

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%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS Project
4 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 6 (9.84%) DNS
2 4 (6.56%) DHCP
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.92%) HTTP
3 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 3 (4.92%) NAS
3 3 (4.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.28%) BGP
4 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.64%) DMZ
5 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) OSPF
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MS Access
3 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 15 (24.59%) Financial Institution
3 12 (19.67%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Front Office
5 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.92%) Advertising
7 2 (3.28%) Retail
8 1 (1.64%) Legal
8 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Applications Support
3 6 (9.84%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Expert
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Management Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Service Management Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Incident Manager
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Ajax
1 3 (4.92%) CSS
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
1 3 (4.92%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Hedge funds
2 8 (13.11%) 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%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Unix
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 26 (42.62%) Incident Management
3 18 (29.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) Change Management
5 14 (22.95%) Service Management
6 10 (16.39%) ITSM
6 10 (16.39%) Project Management
7 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
7 7 (11.48%) People Management
7 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
8 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (6.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Perl
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) VBA
5 2 (3.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) CCNP
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) PMP
4 2 (3.28%) CCIE
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.56%) XenApp
3 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Backup Exec
2 9 (14.75%) Control-M
2 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.48%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.84%) SCCM
4 6 (9.84%) SCOM
5 4 (6.56%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Veritas
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Charles River
4 6 (9.84%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) Reuters
5 5 (8.20%) Bloomberg
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) BMC
6 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) FactSet
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) F5
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) Solace
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
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