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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 150 191 195
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 50 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 27
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£325 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -32.00%
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
4494 5519 6036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.09% 76.71% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 4072 4465
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 45 (50.56%) ITIL
2 28 (31.46%) Incident Management
3 25 (28.09%) Windows
4 23 (25.84%) Finance
5 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
5 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
6 19 (21.35%) Service Management
7 18 (20.22%) MS Office
8 17 (19.10%) Cisco
9 16 (17.98%) Service Delivery
10 12 (13.48%) WAN
10 12 (13.48%) Firewall
11 10 (11.24%) Banking
11 10 (11.24%) Degree
11 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.24%) Citrix
11 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
12 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
12 9 (10.11%) Change Management
12 9 (10.11%) Project Management
12 9 (10.11%) Performance Management
13 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (8.99%) LAN
13 8 (8.99%) UNIX
13 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
14 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (7.87%) Change Control
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.49%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) Documentum
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.12%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Office
2 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.12%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.12%) Cordys
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) WAN
1 12 (13.48%) Firewall
2 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 7 (7.87%) BIG-IP
4 6 (6.74%) MPLS
4 6 (6.74%) DSL
5 4 (4.49%) NetScreen
5 4 (4.49%) Multicast
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.25%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) Intranet
7 1 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) HTTP
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) TCAP
7 1 (1.12%) VLAN
7 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) DB2
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MSI
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
1 2 (2.25%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Mockito
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) Maven
2 1 (1.12%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.12%) Ant
2 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.12%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Applications Support
3 8 (8.99%) Service Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
4 5 (5.62%) Consultant
4 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (5.62%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.37%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Head of IT
6 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.37%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Problem Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
1 3 (3.37%) Java EE
1 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.25%) jQuery
2 2 (2.25%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) CSS
2 2 (2.25%) Middleware
2 2 (2.25%) XMPP
3 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.12%) Spring
3 1 (1.12%) Struts
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) JMS
3 1 (1.12%) WAP
3 1 (1.12%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.12%) RESTful
3 1 (1.12%) HTML5
3 1 (1.12%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.62%) Equities
3 5 (5.62%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.49%) Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) ITIL
2 28 (31.46%) Incident Management
3 19 (21.35%) Service Management
4 16 (17.98%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Project Management
5 9 (10.11%) Performance Management
6 7 (7.87%) Change Control
6 7 (7.87%) Migration
7 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.74%) ITSM
7 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.62%) CRM
8 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) C-shell
4 3 (3.37%) AWK
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) VBScript
6 1 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.12%) Jython
6 1 (1.12%) Korn
6 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) JNCIS
3 4 (4.49%) CCNP
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) MCP
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) CISM
6 1 (1.12%) GIAC
6 1 (1.12%) ISSMP
6 1 (1.12%) MCDST
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) NLBS
4 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.62%) XenApp
4 5 (5.62%) Xen
5 3 (3.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) WSUS
1 6 (6.74%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Control-M
3 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) Cisco
3 10 (11.24%) Citrix
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) HP
4 7 (7.87%) VMware
5 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.49%) Juniper
6 4 (4.49%) Lotus
6 4 (4.49%) McAfee
6 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.49%) ProCurve
6 4 (4.49%) F5
7 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.37%) Northgate
7 3 (3.37%) Civica
7 3 (3.37%) Comino
7 3 (3.37%) Capita
7 3 (3.37%) Dell
7 3 (3.37%) IBM
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