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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 98 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 28 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £195 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £276 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
- +20.75%
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
1862 1892 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.90% 72.91% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1055 834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 145 130
Average hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 8 £275 +48.64%
Bedfordshire +1 7 £313 +22.54% 3
Hertfordshire +12 6 £450 +114.28% 7
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £104 -
Norfolk +2 3 - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Problem Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (78.72%) ITIL
2 19 (40.43%) Change Management
2 19 (40.43%) Incident Management
3 18 (38.30%) SLA
4 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
5 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.53%) ITIL V3
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) Citrix
6 11 (23.40%) HP
6 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
6 11 (23.40%) Service Management
7 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) CMDB
8 9 (19.15%) Middleware
8 9 (19.15%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.89%) CRM
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.89%) Coaching
11 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Problem Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Security Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Incident Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) JDBC
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSLT
3 1 (2.13%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.13%) cXML
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
1 10 (21.28%) CMDB
2 5 (10.64%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.38%) iPhone
3 3 (6.38%) AS400
3 3 (6.38%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) OS/400
5 1 (2.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) ITIL
2 19 (40.43%) Change Management
2 19 (40.43%) Incident Management
3 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
4 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) ITIL V3
5 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 11 (23.40%) Service Management
6 9 (19.15%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.89%) Coaching
8 7 (14.89%) CRM
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (6.38%) Information Security
11 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (6.38%) CAD
11 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) XQuery
3 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CISSP
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) SLA
2 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.13%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) OpenView
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
1 11 (23.40%) HP
1 11 (23.40%) Citrix
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Remedy
4 4 (8.51%) Lotus
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.38%) Mapinfo
5 3 (6.38%) Sophos
5 3 (6.38%) Wyse
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) EMC