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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 260 221 269
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +48
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 359 396 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.89% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.19% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 147
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.48 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £51.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -15 162 £423 +24.26% 44
South East -46 45 £288 -28.12% 29
Yorkshire +7 33 £275 -2.30% 9
West Midlands +4 28 £200 -46.30% 1
East of England +13 24 £313 +22.54% 16
North East +2 21 £325 +32.65% 3
South West -16 20 £350 +13.63% 13
North West -18 16 £388 +0.97% 6
East Midlands -4 11 £243 +73.21% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 422 (51.09%) ITIL
2 236 (28.57%) Service Management
3 228 (27.60%) Windows
4 212 (25.67%) Incident Management
5 169 (20.46%) Change Management
6 168 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 162 (19.61%) Finance
8 133 (16.10%) Security Cleared
9 129 (15.62%) SLA
10 128 (15.50%) Service Delivery
11 124 (15.01%) HP
12 109 (13.20%) SC Cleared
13 106 (12.83%) Configuration Management
13 106 (12.83%) Oracle
14 101 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (11.86%) VMware
16 96 (11.62%) SQL
17 87 (10.53%) UNIX
18 86 (10.41%) MS Office
18 86 (10.41%) MS Excel
19 84 (10.17%) Linux
19 84 (10.17%) Project Management
19 84 (10.17%) Active Directory
20 79 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 77 (9.32%) Root Cause Analysis
22 75 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
23 74 (8.96%) Cisco
24 72 (8.72%) Citrix
25 70 (8.47%) Windows 7
26 69 (8.35%) SQL Server

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.57%) IIS
2 44 (5.33%) Apache
3 42 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 41 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.91%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 20 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
8 16 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (1.57%) JBoss
11 11 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.21%) AquaLogic
13 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.97%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.97%) MQSeries
14 8 (0.97%) Documentum
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 4 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (10.41%) MS Office
1 86 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.82%) MS Project
4 11 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.73%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.48%) assyst
5 4 (0.48%) Maximo
6 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.24%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.24%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.24%) Agresso
7 2 (0.24%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.36%) PaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Office 365
2 3 (0.36%) IaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.26%) Firewall
2 57 (6.90%) SAN
3 39 (4.72%) DNS
4 38 (4.60%) LAN
5 32 (3.87%) WAN
6 29 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 25 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 23 (2.78%) Internet
8 23 (2.78%) DHCP
9 22 (2.66%) VPN
10 20 (2.42%) HTTP
10 20 (2.42%) 3G
10 20 (2.42%) MPLS
11 17 (2.06%) LTE
12 16 (1.94%) SSL
12 16 (1.94%) LDAP
13 13 (1.57%) GSM
13 13 (1.57%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (1.45%) NAS
14 12 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 21 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.45%) MySQL
6 12 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.85%) DB2
10 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.61%) MS Access
12 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.69%) MSI
2 10 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (1.09%) LoadRunner
4 8 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.85%) JIRA
5 7 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (0.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.48%) Ant
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.36%) Toad
8 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.24%) Hudson
9 2 (0.24%) Introscope
9 2 (0.24%) ERwin
9 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.12%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 162 (19.61%) Finance
2 47 (5.69%) Banking
3 44 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.39%) Retail
5 25 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.03%) Front Office
6 14 (1.69%) Back Office
7 13 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.57%) Legal
8 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.21%) Local Government
10 8 (0.97%) Law
11 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.85%) Publishing
12 6 (0.73%) Billing
12 6 (0.73%) German Language
13 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.61%) Marketing
13 5 (0.61%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 192 (23.24%) Analyst
2 67 (8.11%) Support Analyst
3 54 (6.54%) Service Manager
4 49 (5.93%) Problem Manager
5 45 (5.45%) Developer
6 42 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 41 (4.96%) Applications Support
8 39 (4.72%) Incident Manager
9 37 (4.48%) Administrator
10 31 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
11 29 (3.51%) Support Engineer
11 29 (3.51%) Desktop Support
12 22 (2.66%) Operations Analyst
13 21 (2.54%) Consultant
14 20 (2.42%) Architect
14 20 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (2.42%) Services Delivery Manager
15 19 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (2.30%) Problem Analyst
15 19 (2.30%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.60%) Middleware
2 18 (2.18%) J2EE
3 15 (1.82%) .NET
3 15 (1.82%) Web Services
4 13 (1.57%) Java EE
5 12 (1.45%) JMS
6 10 (1.21%) JDBC
7 8 (0.97%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.73%) WAP
8 6 (0.73%) SAX
9 5 (0.61%) SOAP
9 5 (0.61%) LAMP
10 4 (0.48%) JNDI
10 4 (0.48%) XML
11 3 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.36%) WCF
11 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.24%) XMPP
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.24%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 22 (2.66%) Clustering
5 18 (2.18%) CMDB
6 15 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 13 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.45%) Equities
9 11 (1.33%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.21%) Replication
10 10 (1.21%) Statistics
11 9 (1.09%) Derivative
11 9 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.97%) iSeries
12 8 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.97%) PKI
12 8 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 228 (27.60%) Windows
2 87 (10.53%) UNIX
3 84 (10.17%) Linux
4 79 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 70 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 32 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (3.63%) Windows XP
9 29 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.18%) Windows 8
11 17 (2.06%) Solaris
12 10 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.97%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.85%) AIX
15 6 (0.73%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.61%) CentOS
16 5 (0.61%) HPUX
17 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (51.09%) ITIL
2 236 (28.57%) Service Management
3 212 (25.67%) Incident Management
4 169 (20.46%) Change Management
5 128 (15.50%) Service Delivery
6 106 (12.83%) Configuration Management
7 84 (10.17%) Project Management
8 77 (9.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 67 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 62 (7.51%) Release Management
11 60 (7.26%) ITSM
12 50 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 46 (5.57%) Performance Management
15 42 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (5.08%) Business Continuity
16 40 (4.84%) ITIL V3
16 40 (4.84%) Capacity Management
17 37 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
18 33 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (11.62%) SQL
2 47 (5.69%) Java
3 24 (2.91%) Perl
3 24 (2.91%) Shell Script
4 23 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 21 (2.54%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.06%) VB
7 15 (1.82%) Python
8 13 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.45%) VBScript
9 12 (1.45%) VBA
10 11 (1.33%) C
11 9 (1.09%) C#
12 7 (0.85%) C-shell
12 7 (0.85%) Jython
12 7 (0.85%) Ruby
12 7 (0.85%) Korn
13 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.48%) Scala
14 4 (0.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 133 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 109 (13.20%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.69%) Degree
4 43 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
5 31 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.30%) CCNP
8 17 (2.06%) CCNA
9 15 (1.82%) MCP
10 13 (1.57%) MCITP
11 12 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.09%) MCSE
13 8 (0.97%) CCSA
14 7 (0.85%) CCIE
14 7 (0.85%) CCSP
14 7 (0.85%) CISSP
14 7 (0.85%) CCSE
14 7 (0.85%) RHCT
14 7 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (15.62%) SLA
2 33 (4.00%) QA
3 11 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) BS15000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) BS7799
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 68 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.51%) XenApp
4 24 (2.91%) vSphere
5 18 (2.18%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.45%) NLBS
9 11 (1.33%) Xen
9 11 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.85%) Firmware
13 5 (0.61%) NFS
14 4 (0.48%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.48%) KVM
14 4 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (4.24%) SCCM
2 20 (2.42%) OpenView
3 18 (2.18%) WSUS
4 16 (1.94%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.57%) SCOM
7 11 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.33%) Puppet
7 11 (1.33%) Control-M
8 7 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (0.85%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.85%) SCSM
9 6 (0.73%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.61%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 168 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 124 (15.01%) HP
3 106 (12.83%) Oracle
4 98 (11.86%) VMware
5 74 (8.96%) Cisco
6 72 (8.72%) Citrix
7 47 (5.69%) IBM
8 42 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 29 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 29 (3.51%) EMC
10 27 (3.27%) Remedy
11 23 (2.78%) SAP
12 22 (2.66%) NetApp
13 21 (2.54%) BMC
13 21 (2.54%) ServiceNow
14 20 (2.42%) F5
15 19 (2.30%) Dell
16 15 (1.82%) Juniper
17 14 (1.69%) Business Objects
18 13 (1.57%) Informatica
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
TFL
Rate: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago