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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 145 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 21 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.83% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.99% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 35
Median daily rate £425 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £203 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
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
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 31 (65.96%) ITIL
2 29 (61.70%) Finance
3 26 (55.32%) Incident Management
4 25 (53.19%) Change Management
5 17 (36.17%) ITIL V3
6 16 (34.04%) Banking
6 16 (34.04%) ITSM
7 15 (31.91%) Project Management
7 15 (31.91%) Unix
7 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
8 14 (29.79%) Service Management
9 13 (27.66%) Windows
9 13 (27.66%) Degree
10 12 (25.53%) Hedge funds
10 12 (25.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
11 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
12 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
12 10 (21.28%) VMware
12 10 (21.28%) Perl
13 9 (19.15%) HTML
13 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
13 9 (19.15%) CSS
13 9 (19.15%) XML
13 9 (19.15%) LDAP
13 9 (19.15%) HTTP
13 9 (19.15%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) Cisco
13 9 (19.15%) PMP

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 7 (14.89%) IIS
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DNS
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
1 9 (19.15%) LDAP
2 7 (14.89%) DHCP
2 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.77%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 5 (10.64%) HSRP
4 5 (10.64%) IPsec
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 4 (8.51%) MPLS
6 3 (6.38%) BGP
6 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security
6 3 (6.38%) OSPF
6 3 (6.38%) SAN
6 3 (6.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Implementation Specialist
1 9 (19.15%) ITSM Specialist
2 5 (10.64%) Incident Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Problem Manager
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Support
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Management Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Ajax
1 9 (19.15%) CSS
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Hedge funds
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Unix
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) ITIL
2 26 (55.32%) Incident Management
3 25 (53.19%) Change Management
4 17 (36.17%) ITIL V3
5 16 (34.04%) ITSM
6 15 (31.91%) Project Management
7 14 (29.79%) Service Management
8 12 (25.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.15%) CMMI
10 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
10 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
10 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
11 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.77%) Workflow
12 4 (8.51%) Coaching
12 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (6.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) PMI Certification
2 9 (19.15%) PMP
3 6 (12.77%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) CCIE
5 4 (8.51%) CCA
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) RHCE
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP SIM
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.13%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.13%) MOM
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) F5
3 7 (14.89%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Aruba
5 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago