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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 231 217 250
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 463 484 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.28% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 244 179
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 17
Average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £115.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
London +14 200 £375 - 43
South East -41 94 £323 +1.97% 32
West Midlands -11 32 £313 -8.08% 6
North West -8 31 £338 -19.64% 6
East of England +37 27 £325 +66.66% 9
Yorkshire -15 25 £340 +6.25% 9
East Midlands +7 17 £353 +235.71% 4
South West -16 17 £266 -33.43% 6
North East -11 15 £300 +21.21% 1
Midlands +1 2 £450 +44.00%
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 439 (53.41%) ITIL
2 235 (28.59%) Windows
3 226 (27.49%) Service Management
4 197 (23.97%) Incident Management
5 188 (22.87%) Change Management
6 185 (22.51%) Finance
7 161 (19.59%) Microsoft
8 134 (16.30%) Oracle
9 131 (15.94%) SQL
10 126 (15.33%) SLA
11 124 (15.09%) Service Delivery
12 111 (13.50%) Security Cleared
13 102 (12.41%) Project Management
14 101 (12.29%) VMware
15 100 (12.17%) Active Directory
16 99 (12.04%) Linux
17 97 (11.80%) UNIX
18 85 (10.34%) Release Management
18 85 (10.34%) SC Cleared
19 81 (9.85%) Configuration Management
20 79 (9.61%) MS Office
20 79 (9.61%) Root Cause Analysis
21 78 (9.49%) SQL Server
22 76 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
23 74 (9.00%) Java
23 74 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
24 71 (8.64%) Citrix
24 71 (8.64%) Windows 7
25 68 (8.27%) HP
26 67 (8.15%) ITSM

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 46 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.35%) IIS
3 43 (5.23%) Apache
4 33 (4.01%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.82%) SAS
8 15 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.22%) AquaLogic
9 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.97%) Documentum
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (9.61%) MS Office
2 63 (7.66%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.85%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.24%) Simulink
6 2 (0.24%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 12 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.34%) RMDS
3 9 (1.09%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.73%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.61%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.24%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.12%) Exstream
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Agresso
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.73%) PaaS
4 5 (0.61%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) SaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.69%) Firewall
2 44 (5.35%) LAN
3 41 (4.99%) DNS
4 32 (3.89%) SAN
5 31 (3.77%) DHCP
6 30 (3.65%) WAN
7 25 (3.04%) Internet
7 25 (3.04%) BIG-IP
8 22 (2.68%) TCP/IP
8 22 (2.68%) VPN
9 15 (1.82%) MPLS
10 13 (1.58%) Intranet
11 12 (1.46%) DSL
11 12 (1.46%) LDAP
11 12 (1.46%) HTTP
12 11 (1.34%) NAS
13 9 (1.09%) SSL
13 9 (1.09%) VoIP
13 9 (1.09%) Network Security
14 7 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.99%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.58%) MySQL
6 12 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.61%) DTS
11 5 (0.61%) MS Access
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (2.92%) JIRA
1 24 (2.92%) Ant
2 21 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.19%) Subversion
5 16 (1.95%) Maven
6 15 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 13 (1.58%) MSBuild
7 13 (1.58%) Gradle
8 8 (0.97%) Introscope
8 8 (0.97%) JMeter
9 7 (0.85%) CA Gen
10 5 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.49%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.36%) Toad
12 3 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 185 (22.51%) Finance
2 50 (6.08%) Banking
3 36 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.68%) Front Office
5 18 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.07%) Legal
7 15 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.70%) Retail
9 12 (1.46%) Law
10 9 (1.09%) Back Office
10 9 (1.09%) Local Government
11 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.73%) German Language
13 5 (0.61%) French Language
13 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.49%) Billing
14 4 (0.49%) Automotive
15 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (22.14%) Analyst
2 70 (8.52%) Service Manager
3 65 (7.91%) Incident Manager
3 65 (7.91%) Support Analyst
4 52 (6.33%) Problem Manager
5 50 (6.08%) Developer
6 49 (5.96%) Support Engineer
7 41 (4.99%) Administrator
8 36 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (4.38%) Applications Support
9 35 (4.26%) Desktop Support
10 33 (4.01%) Service Analyst
11 28 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 27 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
13 26 (3.16%) Consultant
14 24 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.92%) Services Delivery Manager
15 21 (2.55%) Desktop Engineer
15 21 (2.55%) Major Incident Manager
16 18 (2.19%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.99%) .NET
2 36 (4.38%) Middleware
3 31 (3.77%) J2EE
4 21 (2.55%) Web Services
5 18 (2.19%) Rendezvous
6 13 (1.58%) Django
7 11 (1.34%) JMS
7 11 (1.34%) Java EE
8 10 (1.22%) SOAP
9 9 (1.09%) JDBC
10 8 (0.97%) JNDI
10 8 (0.97%) XML
10 8 (0.97%) HTML
11 7 (0.85%) CSS
12 6 (0.73%) Application Packaging
12 6 (0.73%) SAX
13 5 (0.61%) LAMP
13 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.49%) jQuery
14 4 (0.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 26 (3.16%) Fixed Income
5 24 (2.92%) Clustering
6 18 (2.19%) Statistics
7 17 (2.07%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.70%) Replication
8 14 (1.70%) Equities
9 13 (1.58%) CMDB
10 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.09%) Derivative
12 8 (0.97%) DataPower
12 8 (0.97%) User Experience
13 7 (0.85%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.85%) iSeries
13 7 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 235 (28.59%) Windows
2 99 (12.04%) Linux
3 97 (11.80%) UNIX
4 76 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (8.64%) Windows 7
6 63 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (3.65%) Windows XP
10 20 (2.43%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.82%) HPUX
12 14 (1.70%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.58%) Solaris
14 9 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.85%) AIX
15 7 (0.85%) CentOS
16 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (53.41%) ITIL
2 226 (27.49%) Service Management
3 197 (23.97%) Incident Management
4 188 (22.87%) Change Management
5 124 (15.09%) Service Delivery
6 102 (12.41%) Project Management
7 85 (10.34%) Release Management
8 81 (9.85%) Configuration Management
9 79 (9.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 74 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (8.15%) ITSM
11 67 (8.15%) Capacity Management
12 54 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (5.35%) Performance Management
15 42 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (4.50%) Migration
16 37 (4.50%) ITIL V3
17 35 (4.26%) Business Continuity
18 32 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (15.94%) SQL
2 74 (9.00%) Java
3 35 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 35 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 33 (4.01%) Perl
5 30 (3.65%) Python
6 27 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.82%) C++
9 13 (1.58%) VB
10 12 (1.46%) VBScript
10 12 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.22%) C#
12 8 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 8 (0.97%) VBA
13 5 (0.61%) C
14 4 (0.49%) PHP
15 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 85 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
4 46 (5.60%) Degree
5 44 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.68%) CCNA
8 19 (2.31%) MCSE
8 19 (2.31%) MCITP
9 14 (1.70%) MCP
10 11 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.09%) CCNP
12 8 (0.97%) MCSA
13 7 (0.85%) CISSP
13 7 (0.85%) MCTS
14 6 (0.73%) RHCT
14 6 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (15.33%) SLA
2 34 (4.14%) QA
3 17 (2.07%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) COBIT
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 63 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.80%) XenApp
4 19 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.46%) NLBS
5 12 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.34%) vSphere
7 8 (0.97%) Xen
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.36%) NFS
10 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.36%) XenServer
10 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.24%) Squid
11 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.24%) UAG
11 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (5.96%) SCCM
2 26 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 20 (2.43%) WSUS
4 18 (2.19%) BladeLogic
5 17 (2.07%) SCOM
6 13 (1.58%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.58%) Nagios
7 11 (1.34%) OpenView
7 11 (1.34%) Control-M
7 11 (1.34%) SCSM
8 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.61%) Icinga
9 5 (0.61%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (0.61%) Puppet
10 4 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 161 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 134 (16.30%) Oracle
3 101 (12.29%) VMware
4 71 (8.64%) Citrix
5 68 (8.27%) HP
6 58 (7.06%) Cisco
7 40 (4.87%) Red Hat
8 39 (4.74%) Remedy
9 30 (3.65%) IBM
10 24 (2.92%) Splunk
10 24 (2.92%) NetApp
11 23 (2.80%) Business Objects
12 22 (2.68%) SAP
13 20 (2.43%) Informatica
13 20 (2.43%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.19%) Pega
14 18 (2.19%) F5
14 18 (2.19%) TIBCO
15 17 (2.07%) ServiceNow
16 15 (1.82%) webMethods
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