The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 156 188 176
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 49 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 33
Average daily rate
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£384 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -28.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £23.05 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £23.45 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 49 (52.69%) ITIL
2 28 (30.11%) Finance
3 27 (29.03%) Windows
4 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
4 25 (26.88%) Incident Management
5 23 (24.73%) MS Office
6 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
8 18 (19.35%) Service Management
9 17 (18.28%) Cisco
10 15 (16.13%) Banking
11 12 (12.90%) WAN
12 11 (11.83%) HP
12 11 (11.83%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (11.83%) Firewall
12 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
13 10 (10.75%) Citrix
13 10 (10.75%) UNIX
13 10 (10.75%) Degree
14 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.68%) VMware
14 9 (9.68%) Project Management
15 8 (8.60%) SLA
15 8 (8.60%) Migration
15 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
15 8 (8.60%) LAN
15 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.60%) Performance Management
15 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (7.53%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.45%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Office
2 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.30%) MS Project
5 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Endur
1 1 (1.08%) ZaiNet
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.08%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) WAN
2 11 (11.83%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) LAN
4 6 (6.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (5.38%) MPLS
5 5 (5.38%) DSL
6 4 (4.30%) NetScreen
6 4 (4.30%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) Multicast
7 2 (2.15%) DNS
7 2 (2.15%) Network Security
7 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.08%) VLAN
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.08%) TCAP
8 1 (1.08%) Intranet
8 1 (1.08%) LDAP
8 1 (1.08%) DHCP
8 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) RequisitePro
1 2 (2.15%) MSI
1 2 (2.15%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Ant
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Maven
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Mockito
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.23%) Front Office
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) International Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Problem Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Head of IT
6 4 (4.30%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.08%) Spring
3 1 (1.08%) XMPP
3 1 (1.08%) Java EE
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) WAP
3 1 (1.08%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.08%) RESTful
3 1 (1.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.08%) WCF
3 1 (1.08%) GWT
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.38%) Equities
3 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Biometrics
5 2 (2.15%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Tandem
6 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.75%) UNIX
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) Linux
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) ITIL
2 25 (26.88%) Incident Management
3 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
4 18 (19.35%) Service Management
5 9 (9.68%) Project Management
6 8 (8.60%) Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Performance Management
7 7 (7.53%) Release Management
7 7 (7.53%) Change Management
7 7 (7.53%) ITSM
8 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.45%) Change Control
9 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.30%) CRM
10 4 (4.30%) Information Security
10 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) Java
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.23%) C-shell
4 3 (3.23%) AWK
5 2 (2.15%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) C
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) VBScript
6 1 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) Korn
6 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (10.75%) Degree
3 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.30%) JNCIS
5 4 (4.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) MCDST
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.15%) ISEB
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
8 1 (1.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.08%) CISSP
8 1 (1.08%) CISM
8 1 (1.08%) GIAC
8 1 (1.08%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) XenApp
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) NLBS
4 4 (4.30%) Xen
5 3 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) WSUS
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Cisco
3 11 (11.83%) HP
4 10 (10.75%) Citrix
5 9 (9.68%) VMware
6 6 (6.45%) Lotus
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle
7 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.38%) F5
8 4 (4.30%) Juniper
8 4 (4.30%) McAfee
8 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.30%) Capita
8 4 (4.30%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.23%) Northgate
9 3 (3.23%) Civica
9 3 (3.23%) Comino
9 3 (3.23%) Dell
9 3 (3.23%) Remedy
10 2 (2.15%) Cognos
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