The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 240 239 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 436 394 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.12% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 230 198
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 24
Average hourly rate £21.80 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +16.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +12.50%
Problem Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
London -26 174 £375 - 48
South East -11 75 £338 -10.00% 27
North East -1 40 £343 +95.71% 4
North West +9 34 £275 -12.00% 11
Yorkshire +2 27 £320 +42.22% 18
East Midlands +10 24 £250 +108.33% 4
South West -19 23 £375 +33.33% 9
West Midlands -23 20 £210 -43.05% 3
East of England -16 18 £325 +22.64% 11
Midlands - 1 £560 -
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 440 (50.29%) ITIL
2 239 (27.31%) Windows
3 231 (26.40%) Incident Management
4 219 (25.03%) Service Management
5 174 (19.89%) Microsoft
6 165 (18.86%) Security Cleared
7 163 (18.63%) Finance
8 142 (16.23%) SLA
9 140 (16.00%) Change Management
10 139 (15.89%) HP
11 129 (14.74%) Service Delivery
11 129 (14.74%) SC Cleared
12 119 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
13 111 (12.69%) Active Directory
14 109 (12.46%) Configuration Management
15 108 (12.34%) Oracle
16 102 (11.66%) MS Excel
17 97 (11.09%) MS Office
18 95 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
19 88 (10.06%) SQL
20 83 (9.49%) UNIX
21 82 (9.37%) Root Cause Analysis
22 81 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
22 81 (9.26%) VMware
23 80 (9.14%) Linux
24 78 (8.91%) SQL Server
24 78 (8.91%) Project Management
25 75 (8.57%) Cisco
26 71 (8.11%) Citrix
27 68 (7.77%) ITSM

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 55 (6.29%) IIS
2 50 (5.71%) Apache
3 48 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 45 (5.14%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 28 (3.20%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
9 18 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.94%) IBM Notes
11 16 (1.83%) JBoss
11 16 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (1.03%) MQSeries
15 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.91%) Lync
16 8 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.80%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 102 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 97 (11.09%) MS Office
3 28 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.91%) assyst
5 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.46%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.34%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.23%) Agresso
8 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.23%) Maximo
8 2 (0.23%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.11%) IaaS
2 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.66%) Firewall
2 46 (5.26%) SAN
3 38 (4.34%) WAN
4 36 (4.11%) DNS
5 35 (4.00%) LAN
5 35 (4.00%) BIG-IP
6 31 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 28 (3.20%) 3G
8 25 (2.86%) MPLS
9 22 (2.51%) Internet
10 21 (2.40%) LDAP
11 20 (2.29%) LTE
12 19 (2.17%) HTTP
12 19 (2.17%) VPN
13 17 (1.94%) Intranet
13 17 (1.94%) DSL
13 17 (1.94%) DHCP
14 15 (1.71%) SSL
14 15 (1.71%) 4G
14 15 (1.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 16 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (1.60%) DB2
6 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.91%) MySQL
10 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.46%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (1.94%) LoadRunner
3 13 (1.49%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (1.26%) MSI
5 8 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.69%) Ant
7 6 (0.69%) Subversion
8 5 (0.57%) JIRA
9 4 (0.46%) ERwin
10 3 (0.34%) Maven
10 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.23%) Introscope
11 2 (0.23%) Toad
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.11%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 163 (18.63%) Finance
2 50 (5.71%) Banking
3 47 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.31%) Front Office
5 27 (3.09%) Retail
6 22 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.83%) Back Office
7 16 (1.83%) Legal
8 13 (1.49%) Law
9 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.14%) Publishing
11 9 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.91%) Marketing
13 6 (0.69%) German Language
13 6 (0.69%) Local Government
14 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.57%) French Language
15 4 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 213 (24.34%) Analyst
2 63 (7.20%) Service Analyst
3 62 (7.09%) Support Analyst
4 52 (5.94%) Developer
4 52 (5.94%) Problem Manager
5 47 (5.37%) Applications Support
6 46 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 46 (5.26%) Incident Manager
7 32 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 31 (3.54%) Support Engineer
9 30 (3.43%) Operations Analyst
10 28 (3.20%) Consultant
11 26 (2.97%) Architect
12 25 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
13 24 (2.74%) Team Leader
13 24 (2.74%) Desktop Support
13 24 (2.74%) Administrator
14 22 (2.51%) Network Engineer
15 21 (2.40%) DBA
16 19 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.23%) Middleware
2 25 (2.86%) .NET
3 16 (1.83%) Web Services
4 15 (1.71%) J2EE
4 15 (1.71%) Java EE
5 11 (1.26%) XML
5 11 (1.26%) JMS
6 8 (0.91%) JDBC
6 8 (0.91%) WCF
7 7 (0.80%) WAP
8 6 (0.69%) SOAP
8 6 (0.69%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.69%) Spring
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (0.57%) HTML
10 4 (0.46%) HTML5
10 4 (0.46%) LAMP
10 4 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 119 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 48 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.40%) Clustering
5 19 (2.17%) Statistics
6 15 (1.71%) CMDB
7 14 (1.60%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.37%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.26%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (1.03%) Equities
13 8 (0.91%) AS400
13 8 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 239 (27.31%) Windows
2 95 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (9.49%) UNIX
4 81 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (9.14%) Linux
6 68 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 31 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (3.54%) Windows XP
8 22 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.71%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.60%) Solaris
11 11 (1.26%) Android
11 11 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.14%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.80%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.80%) AIX
15 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (50.29%) ITIL
2 231 (26.40%) Incident Management
3 219 (25.03%) Service Management
4 140 (16.00%) Change Management
5 129 (14.74%) Service Delivery
6 109 (12.46%) Configuration Management
7 82 (9.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 78 (8.91%) Project Management
9 68 (7.77%) ITSM
10 65 (7.43%) Release Management
11 53 (6.06%) Performance Management
12 49 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 48 (5.49%) Capacity Management
14 44 (5.03%) ITIL V3
15 43 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (4.34%) Business Continuity
18 34 (3.89%) Regression Testing
19 32 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (3.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (10.06%) SQL
2 48 (5.49%) Java
3 33 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 26 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 24 (2.74%) VB
6 22 (2.51%) PL/SQL
7 20 (2.29%) Perl
8 18 (2.06%) C
9 16 (1.83%) Python
10 12 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.14%) VBA
11 10 (1.14%) C#
12 8 (0.91%) C-shell
12 8 (0.91%) Korn
13 7 (0.80%) Jython
13 7 (0.80%) VBScript
14 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.69%) RPG
14 6 (0.69%) RPG IV
15 5 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 129 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
4 48 (5.49%) Degree
5 36 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.74%) CCNP
8 19 (2.17%) MCSE
9 18 (2.06%) CCNA
10 14 (1.60%) MCP
10 14 (1.60%) MCITP
11 10 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.91%) CCSE
12 8 (0.91%) CCSA
12 8 (0.91%) CCSP
12 8 (0.91%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (16.23%) SLA
2 41 (4.69%) QA
3 8 (0.91%) BS15000
4 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.23%) BS7799
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.31%) XenApp
4 20 (2.29%) vSphere
5 17 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.83%) NLBS
7 13 (1.49%) Xen
8 12 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.91%) Firmware
12 7 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.46%) KVM
13 4 (0.46%) NFS
13 4 (0.46%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.20%) SCCM
2 22 (2.51%) Tivoli
3 21 (2.40%) Control-M
3 21 (2.40%) WSUS
4 19 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 17 (1.94%) OpenView
7 13 (1.49%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.26%) BladeLogic
9 10 (1.14%) SCOM
9 10 (1.14%) Puppet
10 9 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (0.91%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.80%) OVSD
12 7 (0.80%) SCSM
13 6 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
13 6 (0.69%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 174 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 139 (15.89%) HP
3 108 (12.34%) Oracle
4 81 (9.26%) VMware
5 75 (8.57%) Cisco
6 71 (8.11%) Citrix
7 46 (5.26%) IBM
8 39 (4.46%) Red Hat
9 32 (3.66%) CheckPoint
10 28 (3.20%) EMC
11 24 (2.74%) Remedy
12 23 (2.63%) NetApp
12 23 (2.63%) F5
13 22 (2.51%) ServiceNow
14 21 (2.40%) Dell
15 20 (2.29%) BMC
16 19 (2.17%) Juniper
16 19 (2.17%) SAP
17 17 (1.94%) Lotus
17 17 (1.94%) Altiris
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