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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 110 102 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 16 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.25% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Average daily rate £330 £335 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +30.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £270 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £11.74 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.01% -13.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Norfolk -6 7 - -
Suffolk - 3 £215 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £330 -17.50% 1
Bedfordshire +3 2 £500 +49.25%
Hertfordshire +2 2 £550 +22.22% 4
Problem Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL V3
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (22.22%) SLA
7 7 (19.44%) IBM
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) COBOL
7 7 (19.44%) DB2
7 7 (19.44%) CICS
7 7 (19.44%) zOS
7 7 (19.44%) MVS
7 7 (19.44%) Tivoli NetView
7 7 (19.44%) JCL
7 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
7 7 (19.44%) AS400
7 7 (19.44%) Workflow
7 7 (19.44%) assyst
7 7 (19.44%) ISPF
7 7 (19.44%) Change Management
7 7 (19.44%) High Availability
7 7 (19.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (19.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (19.44%) CICS
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) assyst
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Service Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Support
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) ISPF
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) AS400
1 7 (19.44%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
2 5 (13.89%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) EPoS
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) MVS
2 7 (19.44%) zOS
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) ITIL V3
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) High Availability
6 7 (19.44%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Change Control
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Software Licensing
10 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
10 2 (5.56%) Kanban
10 2 (5.56%) Migration
10 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
10 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) COBOL
1 7 (19.44%) JCL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) IBM
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) 3Com
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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