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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 150 168 175
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 46 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 15
Average daily rate
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£364 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £340 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.17 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+79.39% -0.52%
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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
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 44 (53.01%) ITIL
2 27 (32.53%) Service Management
3 22 (26.51%) Windows
4 21 (25.30%) SQL
5 19 (22.89%) Change Management
5 19 (22.89%) Finance
5 19 (22.89%) Incident Management
6 17 (20.48%) Oracle
7 16 (19.28%) UNIX
7 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
8 14 (16.87%) Banking
9 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
10 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.05%) Java
11 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
11 10 (12.05%) Project Management
11 10 (12.05%) Release Management
11 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.84%) Front Office
12 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
12 9 (10.84%) Perl
12 9 (10.84%) Linux
13 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
13 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.64%) Citrix
13 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (9.64%) Asset Management
14 7 (8.43%) Equities
14 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) SAS
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.20%) Mule
5 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.20%) Confluence
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.20%) Agresso
2 1 (1.20%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.20%) RMDS
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.41%) SMTP
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.20%) SSL
5 1 (1.20%) MPLS
5 1 (1.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) DTS
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.61%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.61%) Hudson
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.41%) Ant
2 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.41%) Toad
2 2 (2.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.20%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.20%) Gradle
3 1 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.84%) Front Office
5 4 (4.82%) Back Office
5 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.61%) Law
7 2 (2.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.84%) Service Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) SAS Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.61%) IT Support
7 3 (3.61%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) J2EE
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.41%) JMS
3 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.20%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.20%) Django
4 1 (1.20%) GWT
4 1 (1.20%) JPA
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) Spring
4 1 (1.20%) Ajax
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) SAML
4 1 (1.20%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.20%) JAAS
4 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Equities
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Derivative
5 2 (2.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) iSeries
6 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) UNIX
3 9 (10.84%) Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) ITIL
2 27 (32.53%) Service Management
3 19 (22.89%) Change Management
3 19 (22.89%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.05%) Release Management
4 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.05%) Project Management
4 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.43%) Change Control
8 6 (7.23%) ITSM
8 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.02%) Migration
9 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.82%) ETL
10 4 (4.82%) OO
10 4 (4.82%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) Java
3 9 (10.84%) Perl
4 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) VBA
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) VBScript
6 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.41%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.41%) AWK
6 2 (2.41%) C-shell
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) XenApp
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.41%) Squid
4 2 (2.41%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.20%) Firmware
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.20%) NLBS
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Control-M
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) Citrix
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Wyse
5 4 (4.82%) webMethods
5 4 (4.82%) Remedy
6 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.61%) Altiris
6 3 (3.61%) Pega
6 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.61%) BEA
6 3 (3.61%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
7 2 (2.41%) AppSense
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago
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Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
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