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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 133 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.91% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.17% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 14
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£325 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £87.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +629.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.88%
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
2292 2400 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.79% 77.59% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1450 869
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 147 127
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 3 September 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
Essex -11 3 £328 -29.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £365 -11.51% 1
Bedfordshire +10 1 £300 -31.03%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £325 +91.17% 4
Problem Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Change Management
3 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
4 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 7 (24.14%) SLA
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Release Management
9 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) SOA
10 3 (10.34%) MS Office
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) ITSM
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Middleware
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Incident Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Major Incident Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) SAP XI
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Change Management
3 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
4 10 (34.48%) Service Management
5 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Channel Management
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) webMethods
5 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Software AG
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Brocade
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.45%) Varonis