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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 222 235 269
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 518 512 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.25% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 330 271
Median daily rate £375 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 14
Median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.09 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £23.75 £19.90
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +19.34%
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
37961 40993 39836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.50% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25469 26982 26386
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1216 1126
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 165 £415 -2.35% 36
South East 0 85 £365 -0.06% 16
North West +17 65 £335 -25.55% 6
North East +6 64 £375 +19.04% 1
West Midlands +2 37 £408 +10.13% 10
Yorkshire +2 30 £350 +16.66% 4
South West +7 27 £230 +1.09% 7
East of England +4 25 £300 -20.00% 11
East Midlands +15 22 £160 -58.97% 1
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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.

1 624 (61.60%) ITIL
2 380 (37.51%) Windows
3 352 (34.75%) Change Management
4 297 (29.32%) Microsoft
5 278 (27.44%) Incident Management
6 267 (26.36%) Service Management
7 234 (23.10%) Service Delivery
8 205 (20.24%) Active Directory
9 191 (18.85%) Finance
10 182 (17.97%) Security Cleared
11 164 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (15.89%) Unix
13 159 (15.70%) Oracle
13 159 (15.70%) SLA
14 155 (15.30%) Linux
15 154 (15.20%) SQL
16 153 (15.10%) Windows Server
17 144 (14.22%) Root Cause Analysis
18 142 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
19 136 (13.43%) MS Excel
20 133 (13.13%) VMware
21 130 (12.83%) ITSM
22 121 (11.94%) Configuration Management
22 121 (11.94%) DevOps
23 119 (11.75%) SC Cleared
24 109 (10.76%) Release Management
25 107 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
26 103 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 103 (10.17%) MS Office
26 103 (10.17%) PRINCE2

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 65 (6.42%) IIS
2 42 (4.15%) WebSphere
3 41 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 39 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 37 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 32 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (2.86%) Apache
8 23 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 22 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.97%) IBM Notes
11 17 (1.68%) JBoss
11 17 (1.68%) Tuxedo
12 16 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (1.58%) MQSeries
13 14 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 12 (1.18%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.89%) Documentum
16 9 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 136 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 103 (10.17%) MS Office
3 33 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.69%) MS Project
6 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.099%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.39%) RMDS
6 4 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.30%) assyst
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.099%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.099%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.79%) SaaS
2 81 (8.00%) IaaS
3 78 (7.70%) PaaS
4 41 (4.05%) Office 365
5 30 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.99%) HP Helion
8 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.099%) GitHub
10 1 (0.099%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.099%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.099%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (8.98%) DNS
2 72 (7.11%) DHCP
2 72 (7.11%) WAN
3 67 (6.61%) Firewall
4 60 (5.92%) TCP/IP
5 54 (5.33%) LAN
6 47 (4.64%) Internet
7 37 (3.65%) SSL
8 36 (3.55%) SAN
9 33 (3.26%) VPN
10 28 (2.76%) MPLS
10 28 (2.76%) Wireless
11 22 (2.17%) Network Security
12 19 (1.88%) IPsec
12 19 (1.88%) LDAP
13 18 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (1.48%) HTTP
15 15 (1.48%) WLAN
16 14 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.57%) Oracle Database
3 25 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.89%) MySQL
7 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.69%) DB2
8 7 (0.69%) OLTP
9 6 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.59%) PowerCenter
9 6 (0.59%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.39%) MS Access
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (3.06%) JIRA
2 21 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (1.28%) CA Gen
5 12 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.99%) Subversion
8 9 (0.89%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.89%) Hudson
8 9 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 9 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.59%) MSI
10 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.39%) Ant
11 4 (0.39%) JMeter
11 4 (0.39%) Log4j
11 4 (0.39%) Maven
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.30%) PVCS
General
1 191 (18.85%) Finance
2 79 (7.80%) Banking
3 39 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.16%) Legal
5 25 (2.47%) Retail
6 17 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.68%) Front Office
6 17 (1.68%) Military
7 14 (1.38%) Back Office
7 14 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.09%) Law
9 7 (0.69%) Marketing
10 6 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.099%) Local Government
14 1 (0.099%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (16.88%) Analyst
2 71 (7.01%) Support Analyst
3 67 (6.61%) Service Analyst
4 64 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 62 (6.12%) Problem Manager
6 60 (5.92%) Administrator
6 60 (5.92%) Service Manager
7 57 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 53 (5.23%) Developer
9 52 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 42 (4.15%) Applications Support
11 41 (4.05%) Incident Manager
12 37 (3.65%) Consultant
12 37 (3.65%) DBA
13 35 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 33 (3.26%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
16 31 (3.06%) Operations Engineer
17 28 (2.76%) Windows Engineer
18 27 (2.67%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.43%) Middleware
2 35 (3.46%) J2EE
3 29 (2.86%) .NET
4 26 (2.57%) XML
5 23 (2.27%) HTML
6 22 (2.17%) Web Services
7 18 (1.78%) IBM Integration Bus
8 17 (1.68%) CSS
9 14 (1.38%) Software Packaging
10 11 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.99%) SOAP
12 9 (0.89%) 802.1X
13 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (0.69%) HTML5
14 6 (0.59%) jQuery
14 6 (0.59%) PhoneGap
14 6 (0.59%) REST
14 6 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 142 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (9.67%) Management Information System
3 61 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 42 (4.15%) Blackberry
5 41 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.55%) Clustering
7 27 (2.67%) CMDB
8 21 (2.07%) iPhone
9 18 (1.78%) iPad
9 18 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.68%) Cryptography
11 15 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.48%) PKI
11 15 (1.48%) Replication
12 14 (1.38%) BYOD
12 14 (1.38%) Statistics
12 14 (1.38%) Tandem
13 11 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.09%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 380 (37.51%) Windows
2 161 (15.89%) Unix
3 155 (15.30%) Linux
4 153 (15.10%) Windows Server
5 91 (8.98%) Windows 7
6 73 (7.21%) AIX
7 65 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (6.22%) Solaris
9 59 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (5.63%) Windows XP
11 37 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 27 (2.67%) Windows 2000
13 24 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.38%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.18%) HPUX
15 12 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.18%) OS/390
16 9 (0.89%) zOS
17 7 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (61.60%) ITIL
2 352 (34.75%) Change Management
3 278 (27.44%) Incident Management
4 267 (26.36%) Service Management
5 234 (23.10%) Service Delivery
6 164 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (14.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 130 (12.83%) ITSM
9 121 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 121 (11.94%) DevOps
10 109 (10.76%) Release Management
11 107 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 103 (10.17%) PRINCE2
13 95 (9.38%) Open Source
14 93 (9.18%) ITIL V3
15 87 (8.59%) Project Management
16 68 (6.71%) Process Improvement
17 58 (5.73%) Data Management
18 54 (5.33%) Change Control
19 51 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (15.20%) SQL
2 82 (8.09%) Java
3 44 (4.34%) PowerShell
4 39 (3.85%) Perl
5 33 (3.26%) Shell Script
6 25 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.88%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.48%) C++
9 13 (1.28%) Python
9 13 (1.28%) VB
10 12 (1.18%) C
11 8 (0.79%) C#
12 6 (0.59%) ABAP
12 6 (0.59%) VBA
13 3 (0.30%) COBOL
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.20%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.099%) VB6
15 1 (0.099%) XPath
Qualifications
1 182 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 119 (11.75%) SC Cleared
3 79 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
4 60 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (5.82%) Degree
6 53 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (4.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 38 (3.75%) CCNA
9 37 (3.65%) MCSE
10 33 (3.26%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.76%) CCNP
12 24 (2.37%) MCP
13 17 (1.68%) CISSP
13 17 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (1.48%) CCA
14 15 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (1.38%) CCIE
16 13 (1.28%) MCSA
17 10 (0.99%) MCTS
18 9 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (15.70%) SLA
2 41 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (2.76%) QA
4 27 (2.67%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.099%) RMADS
9 1 (0.099%) SEPA
9 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 205 (20.24%) Active Directory
2 103 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (3.06%) vSphere
5 28 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.27%) Firmware
8 21 (2.07%) Hyper-V
9 20 (1.97%) XenApp
10 19 (1.88%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.89%) KVM
13 9 (0.89%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.69%) NDS
14 7 (0.69%) Veritas File System
14 7 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 51 (5.03%) SCCM
2 29 (2.86%) SCOM
3 26 (2.57%) NetBackup
4 25 (2.47%) Puppet
5 24 (2.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 19 (1.88%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
7 13 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (0.89%) Ansible
9 9 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
9 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.89%) OpenView
10 8 (0.79%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.79%) WSUS
11 7 (0.69%) Dollar Universe
11 7 (0.69%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 297 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 159 (15.70%) Oracle
3 133 (13.13%) VMware
4 99 (9.77%) HP
5 86 (8.49%) Cisco
6 78 (7.70%) Citrix
7 68 (6.71%) ServiceNow
8 47 (4.64%) Remedy
9 41 (4.05%) SAP
10 40 (3.95%) IBM
11 36 (3.55%) Red Hat
12 29 (2.86%) Sun
13 23 (2.27%) Veritas
14 22 (2.17%) CA
14 22 (2.17%) F5
14 22 (2.17%) Symantec
15 20 (1.97%) EMC
15 20 (1.97%) Lotus
16 19 (1.88%) CheckPoint
17 18 (1.78%) Juniper
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £120 - £150 per day
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Hounslow, Middlesex
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