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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 153 154 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 43 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.18% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 24
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£410 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Problem Management
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (56.10%) ITIL
2 32 (39.02%) Windows
3 25 (30.49%) Service Management
4 22 (26.83%) Incident Management
5 19 (23.17%) Change Management
6 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
7 15 (18.29%) Finance
8 14 (17.07%) Banking
8 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 13 (15.85%) Oracle
9 13 (15.85%) UNIX
10 11 (13.41%) Investment Banking
11 10 (12.20%) VMware
11 10 (12.20%) MS Office
12 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
12 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
13 8 (9.76%) Release Management
13 8 (9.76%) Front Office
13 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.76%) SAN
13 8 (9.76%) Blackberry
13 8 (9.76%) Linux
14 7 (8.54%) IIS
14 7 (8.54%) Cisco
14 7 (8.54%) XenApp
14 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.44%) SAS
6 2 (2.44%) JBoss
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Documentum
7 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.22%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Office
2 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.22%) Agresso
1 1 (1.22%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.22%) Cordys
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) DMZ
2 5 (6.10%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
4 3 (3.66%) HTTP
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.44%) DSL
5 2 (2.44%) MPLS
5 2 (2.44%) SMTP
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) DTS
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MSI
2 2 (2.44%) Hudson
2 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.44%) Toad
2 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.22%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.76%) Front Office
5 5 (6.10%) Back Office
6 3 (3.66%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Local Government
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Applications Support
3 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Service Management Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Problem Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Application Packaging
1 4 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) Java EE
2 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) JMS
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) Struts
3 1 (1.22%) XMPP
3 1 (1.22%) OSGi
3 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Equities
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) iSeries
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.22%) Equity Risk
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) UNIX
3 8 (9.76%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) ITIL
2 25 (30.49%) Service Management
3 22 (26.83%) Incident Management
4 19 (23.17%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.76%) Release Management
6 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.88%) Migration
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.66%) ITSM
11 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.66%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) VBScript
3 4 (4.88%) Perl
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) C-shell
5 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) AWK
6 1 (1.22%) Jython
6 1 (1.22%) Korn
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) XenApp
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 3 (3.66%) Firmware
5 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) NLBS
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.44%) Squid
6 2 (2.44%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.10%) WSUS
3 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.44%) Control-M
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Altiris
5 6 (7.32%) NetApp
5 6 (7.32%) HP
5 6 (7.32%) EMC
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) Dell
7 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.88%) AppSense
7 4 (4.88%) McAfee
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) Wyse
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) BMC
9 2 (2.44%) Remedy
9 2 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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