The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 119 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 17 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.54% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.78% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 13
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£325 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £278 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.11%
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the East of England region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the East of England region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 5 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire -13 4 £403 +54.80% 2
Essex -9 3 £275 +120.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £189 -
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Change Management
2 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.64%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) CMDB
5 9 (23.08%) Windows
5 9 (23.08%) SLA
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.51%) IIS
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (20.51%) Service Management
7 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.95%) Apache
8 6 (15.38%) CRM
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) QA
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Release Management
10 4 (10.26%) Publishing

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (20.51%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LDAP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DTS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Problem Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Incident Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Security Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) AS400 Support
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) CMDB
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) AS400
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) iSeries
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) OS/400
4 1 (2.56%) MVS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Change Management
2 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 8 (20.51%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (20.51%) Service Management
6 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) Release Management
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) ITSM
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) System Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.13%) NFS
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMFS
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) OpenView
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.56%) SCSM
3 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) HP
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Lotus
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco