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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 98 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.19% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £255 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -45.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £176 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £728
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
1913 1594 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.44% 70.22% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 881 887
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +6 8 £450 +114.28% 3
Bedfordshire -11 8 £335 +28.84% 7
Essex +4 6 £275 +120.00% 5
Norfolk +7 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £192 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Problem Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Change Management
3 15 (34.09%) Incident Management
4 12 (27.27%) SLA
4 12 (27.27%) HP
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.45%) Service Management
7 9 (20.45%) Windows
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) CMDB
8 8 (18.18%) Citrix
8 8 (18.18%) Middleware
8 8 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle
9 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) CRM
10 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (11.36%) UNIX
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) IIS
11 5 (11.36%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LDAP
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Problem Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Security Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.27%) cXML
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) CMDB
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) AS400
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) iSeries
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) OS/400
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Change Management
3 15 (34.09%) Incident Management
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.45%) Service Management
8 8 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) CRM
11 5 (11.36%) Coaching
12 4 (9.09%) Release Management
12 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (6.82%) Project Management
13 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
14 2 (4.55%) People Management
14 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) XPath
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) RosettaNet
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) OpenView
2 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) HP
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Lotus
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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