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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK / England
Rank 257 235 250
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 371 495 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.25% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 312 233
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 23
Median hourly rate £19.97 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.32 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £49.20 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +90.62%

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
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 131 £400 +14.28% 25
South East -10 89 £362 +2.69% 12
North East +15 38 £375 +41.50% 2
West Midlands -12 29 £450 -2.17% 7
North West +21 28 £185 -50.66% 5
East of England +4 18 £300 +5.72% 11
Yorkshire +4 17 £375 +20.00% 6
South West -24 10 £381 +24.48% 2
East Midlands +9 9 £370 - 3
Midlands 0 1 - -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 541 (58.74%) ITIL
2 346 (37.57%) Change Management
3 329 (35.72%) Windows
4 265 (28.77%) Microsoft
5 235 (25.52%) Service Management
6 218 (23.67%) Incident Management
7 182 (19.76%) Finance
8 180 (19.54%) Active Directory
9 177 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
10 166 (18.02%) Security Cleared
11 161 (17.48%) Service Delivery
12 158 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
12 158 (17.16%) Linux
13 154 (16.72%) MS Excel
14 148 (16.07%) SQL
15 134 (14.55%) DevOps
16 132 (14.33%) Oracle
17 130 (14.12%) VMware
18 125 (13.57%) Unix
19 117 (12.70%) PRINCE2
20 116 (12.60%) ITSM
21 115 (12.49%) Windows Server
22 110 (11.94%) SLA
22 110 (11.94%) SC Cleared
23 109 (11.83%) Open Source
24 106 (11.51%) Configuration Management
25 105 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
26 100 (10.86%) SaaS
27 98 (10.64%) Management Information System
28 97 (10.53%) MS Office

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (5.32%) IIS
2 41 (4.45%) WebSphere
3 37 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 33 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 19 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 16 (1.74%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.63%) Apache
9 15 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.63%) Tuxedo
10 14 (1.52%) JBoss
11 13 (1.41%) Skype for Business
11 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.30%) SAS
13 11 (1.19%) Confluence
14 10 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.87%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 154 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 97 (10.53%) MS Office
3 53 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.65%) MS Project
6 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
6 3 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.22%) assyst
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 100 (10.86%) SaaS
2 96 (10.42%) IaaS
3 91 (9.88%) PaaS
4 38 (4.13%) Office 365
5 28 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (1.19%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.69%) WAN
2 78 (8.47%) DNS
3 64 (6.95%) LAN
4 62 (6.73%) TCP/IP
5 60 (6.51%) Firewall
6 59 (6.41%) DHCP
7 52 (5.65%) SAN
8 38 (4.13%) Internet
9 36 (3.91%) SSL
10 32 (3.47%) Network Security
10 32 (3.47%) Wireless
11 30 (3.26%) VPN
12 22 (2.39%) NAS
13 20 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (2.06%) LDAP
14 19 (2.06%) LTE
14 19 (2.06%) MPLS
15 17 (1.85%) GSM
16 15 (1.63%) NetScaler
17 14 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
3 35 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.95%) DB2
5 15 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.41%) MySQL
8 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.76%) OLTP
12 7 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.76%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.65%) MS Access
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.65%) PowerCenter
13 6 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (2.93%) JIRA
3 16 (1.74%) CA Gen
4 14 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.30%) Android Studio
5 12 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (1.30%) Xcode
6 11 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.98%) Hudson
8 9 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.76%) Subversion
10 5 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.43%) Log4j
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.33%) PVCS
General
1 182 (19.76%) Finance
2 48 (5.21%) Banking
3 46 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.78%) Legal
5 21 (2.28%) Military
6 19 (2.06%) Back Office
7 18 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.95%) Retail
8 16 (1.74%) Front Office
9 12 (1.30%) Publishing
10 11 (1.19%) Law
11 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.65%) Marketing
14 5 (0.54%) Electronics
14 5 (0.54%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 166 (18.02%) Analyst
2 76 (8.25%) Service Analyst
3 66 (7.17%) Administrator
4 61 (6.62%) Support Analyst
5 58 (6.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 56 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (5.75%) DBA
7 53 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 47 (5.10%) Developer
9 44 (4.78%) Operations Engineer
10 43 (4.67%) Network Engineer
11 40 (4.34%) Applications Support
11 40 (4.34%) Problem Manager
12 36 (3.91%) Service Manager
13 34 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
14 29 (3.15%) Architect
15 28 (3.04%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 28 (3.04%) Incident Manager
16 27 (2.93%) Oracle DBA
16 27 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.82%) J2EE
2 25 (2.71%) Middleware
3 21 (2.28%) .NET
3 21 (2.28%) Web Services
4 20 (2.17%) XML
5 16 (1.74%) Software Packaging
6 13 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (1.19%) HTML
7 11 (1.19%) SOAP
8 7 (0.76%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.76%) REST
9 6 (0.65%) CSS
10 5 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.54%) Spring
10 5 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.43%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
11 4 (0.43%) WSDL
11 4 (0.43%) XSL
11 4 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 177 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 55 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 45 (4.89%) Blackberry
5 33 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.47%) Clustering
7 19 (2.06%) CMDB
8 16 (1.74%) iPhone
8 16 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.74%) Tandem
9 15 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.52%) Replication
10 14 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.30%) NHS
13 11 (1.19%) iPad
13 11 (1.19%) PKI
14 10 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 329 (35.72%) Windows
2 158 (17.16%) Linux
3 125 (13.57%) Unix
4 115 (12.49%) Windows Server
5 90 (9.77%) Windows 7
6 62 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (6.41%) Windows XP
8 58 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (5.65%) AIX
10 43 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (4.23%) Solaris
12 33 (3.58%) Windows 2000
13 25 (2.71%) Windows 10
14 23 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (2.06%) Windows 8
16 17 (1.85%) Android
17 15 (1.63%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.63%) zOS
18 14 (1.52%) VME
19 9 (0.98%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (58.74%) ITIL
2 346 (37.57%) Change Management
3 235 (25.52%) Service Management
4 218 (23.67%) Incident Management
5 161 (17.48%) Service Delivery
6 158 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (14.55%) DevOps
8 117 (12.70%) PRINCE2
9 116 (12.60%) ITSM
10 109 (11.83%) Open Source
11 106 (11.51%) Configuration Management
12 95 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 90 (9.77%) Data Management
13 90 (9.77%) Root Cause Analysis
14 85 (9.23%) Project Management
15 61 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (6.30%) Release Management
17 57 (6.19%) Change Control
18 56 (6.08%) ITIL V3
18 56 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 148 (16.07%) SQL
2 85 (9.23%) Java
3 47 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 33 (3.58%) Perl
5 29 (3.15%) Shell Script
6 20 (2.17%) Python
7 18 (1.95%) PL/SQL
8 17 (1.85%) VB
9 12 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 12 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 9 (0.98%) C
11 8 (0.87%) COBOL
12 6 (0.65%) ABAP
13 5 (0.54%) C#
13 5 (0.54%) C++
13 5 (0.54%) Ruby
14 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.33%) VBScript
15 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 110 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 82 (8.90%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (6.08%) Degree
5 45 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (3.58%) CCNA
8 31 (3.37%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.15%) MCSE
10 27 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
11 26 (2.82%) CCNP
12 19 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 18 (1.95%) MCP
14 17 (1.85%) CISSP
15 13 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (1.41%) MCSA
16 12 (1.30%) CCIE
17 10 (1.09%) CCDA
18 9 (0.98%) HNC
19 8 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (11.94%) SLA
2 29 (3.15%) QA
3 27 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.19%) PMO
7 9 (0.98%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.11%) GDPR
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 180 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 105 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.91%) vSphere
4 28 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 21 (2.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 21 (2.28%) XenApp
8 20 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.95%) VMware ESX
10 16 (1.74%) Firmware
11 15 (1.63%) Veritas File System
12 14 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (1.09%) KVM
14 7 (0.76%) NDS
14 7 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.54%) SRDF
16 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (4.78%) SCCM
2 34 (3.69%) NetBackup
3 27 (2.93%) Puppet
4 18 (1.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 17 (1.85%) SCOM
6 16 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.19%) Ansible
8 11 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
10 9 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (0.87%) vMotion
12 7 (0.76%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.76%) EdgeSight
12 7 (0.76%) WSUS
13 6 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.65%) Netcool
13 6 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 6 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 265 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 132 (14.33%) Oracle
3 130 (14.12%) VMware
4 89 (9.66%) Cisco
5 80 (8.69%) HP
6 77 (8.36%) Citrix
7 44 (4.78%) IBM
8 43 (4.67%) ServiceNow
9 42 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 34 (3.69%) Veritas
11 32 (3.47%) Remedy
12 29 (3.15%) Sun
13 28 (3.04%) SAP
14 26 (2.82%) F5
14 26 (2.82%) Symantec
15 23 (2.50%) EMC
16 22 (2.39%) Informatica
17 21 (2.28%) Intel Security
17 21 (2.28%) LANDesk
18 20 (2.17%) Dell
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