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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 138 150 167
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.14% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 28
Median daily rate £450 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +27.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
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
2871 4652 4824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.89% 79.93% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2351 3667 3630
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £62.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 30 (50.00%) ITIL
3 29 (48.33%) Incident Management
4 19 (31.67%) Change Management
5 18 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (28.33%) Service Management
6 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
7 16 (26.67%) Unix
8 15 (25.00%) Financial Institution
8 15 (25.00%) Hedge funds
9 14 (23.33%) ITSM
9 14 (23.33%) Project Management
9 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 12 (20.00%) Windows
10 12 (20.00%) Banking
11 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
11 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.67%) Perl
12 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 10 (16.67%) VMware
12 10 (16.67%) Degree
13 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
13 9 (15.00%) SLA
13 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.33%) HP
14 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
14 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
15 7 (11.67%) PMP
15 7 (11.67%) Citrix

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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
1 7 (11.67%) LDAP
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 4 (6.67%) SAN
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (3.33%) BGP
5 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) DMZ
6 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) OSPF
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MS Access
3 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 12 (20.00%) Banking
4 6 (10.00%) Front Office
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Advertising
7 2 (3.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.67%) Back Office
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.67%) Implementation Specialist
3 7 (11.67%) ITSM Specialist
3 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Incident Manager
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Expert
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Management Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Ajax
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.33%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Unix
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) ITIL
2 29 (48.33%) Incident Management
3 19 (31.67%) Change Management
4 18 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (28.33%) Service Management
6 14 (23.33%) ITSM
6 14 (23.33%) Project Management
7 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
8 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
9 7 (11.67%) CMMI
9 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.67%) Data Management
12 4 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) Perl
2 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (11.67%) PMP
4 4 (6.67%) CCNP
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
3 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.33%) Firmware
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) Samba
6 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
3 5 (8.33%) Control-M
3 5 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.67%) MOM
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) HP
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) Veritas
5 6 (10.00%) Charles River
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) Reuters
6 5 (8.33%) Bloomberg
7 4 (6.67%) BMC
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) FactSet
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.00%) Remedy
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) Solace
9 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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