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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 249 272 261
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 493 435 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.84% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.05% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 247 232
Median daily rate £375 £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 24
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.70% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.20 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.09 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +5.71%
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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -30 126 £450 +23.28% 31
North East +14 93 £260 +1.46% 2
South East +7 93 £400 -3.03% 13
North West -2 43 £400 +37.33% 8
Yorkshire -9 42 £400 +45.45% 7
West Midlands +1 34 £364 +12.32% 4
South West -1 29 £295 -18.05% 5
East of England +22 18 £288 -16.66% 11
East Midlands +2 12 £425 +112.50% 3
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 664 (62.23%) ITIL
2 403 (37.77%) Windows
3 353 (33.08%) Incident Management
4 344 (32.24%) Change Management
5 289 (27.09%) Microsoft
6 277 (25.96%) Service Delivery
7 264 (24.74%) Service Management
8 224 (20.99%) Finance
9 214 (20.06%) SLA
10 202 (18.93%) Security Cleared
11 199 (18.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 189 (17.71%) Unix
13 181 (16.96%) Active Directory
14 166 (15.56%) Oracle
15 156 (14.62%) Windows Server
16 152 (14.25%) SQL
17 140 (13.12%) Configuration Management
18 138 (12.93%) Linux
19 136 (12.75%) SC Cleared
20 133 (12.46%) HP
20 133 (12.46%) VMware
21 124 (11.62%) Project Management
21 124 (11.62%) Release Management
22 111 (10.40%) MS Office
23 109 (10.22%) ITSM
24 106 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
24 106 (9.93%) ITIL V3
25 105 (9.84%) Solaris
26 102 (9.56%) MS Excel
27 101 (9.47%) Analytical Skills

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 67 (6.28%) IIS
2 60 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 48 (4.50%) WebLogic
4 43 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 37 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 33 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 27 (2.53%) Apache
8 21 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (1.87%) IBM Notes
10 19 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (1.59%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.59%) Tuxedo
12 15 (1.41%) MQSeries
13 14 (1.31%) Oracle Application Server
14 13 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (1.22%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.12%) AquaLogic
16 11 (1.03%) Confluence
17 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 111 (10.40%) MS Office
2 102 (9.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.75%) MS Project
5 7 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.66%) RMDS
4 3 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.094%) assyst
6 1 (0.094%) Endur
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.094%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.25%) SaaS
2 36 (3.37%) PaaS
3 35 (3.28%) IaaS
4 28 (2.62%) Office 365
5 17 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.78%) DNS
2 81 (7.59%) Firewall
3 64 (6.00%) DHCP
4 60 (5.62%) WAN
5 55 (5.15%) LAN
6 51 (4.78%) SAN
7 48 (4.50%) TCP/IP
8 38 (3.56%) SSL
9 37 (3.47%) Internet
10 31 (2.91%) VPN
11 24 (2.25%) MPLS
12 21 (1.97%) LDAP
13 19 (1.78%) HTTP
14 16 (1.50%) Unified Communications
14 16 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.50%) Wireless
15 15 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.31%) BGP
16 14 (1.31%) Extranet
17 13 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.78%) Oracle Database
2 19 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 17 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.22%) Big Data
4 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.03%) MS Access
7 10 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.75%) Pentaho
10 7 (0.66%) DB2
10 7 (0.66%) MySQL
11 6 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (2.62%) JIRA
2 10 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.84%) LoadRunner
3 9 (0.84%) MSI
4 8 (0.75%) Facilita Forecast
4 8 (0.75%) HP UFT
5 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.37%) Subversion
8 3 (0.28%) JMeter
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.19%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.19%) gulp
9 2 (0.19%) Hudson
9 2 (0.19%) Introscope
9 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 224 (20.99%) Finance
2 74 (6.94%) Banking
3 51 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.47%) Legal
5 22 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.06%) Front Office
5 22 (2.06%) Retail
6 20 (1.87%) Law
7 11 (1.03%) Back Office
7 11 (1.03%) Billing
8 10 (0.94%) Marketing
9 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.47%) Advertising
12 5 (0.47%) French Language
13 4 (0.37%) Military
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 168 (15.75%) Analyst
2 98 (9.18%) Service Manager
3 71 (6.65%) Support Engineer
4 68 (6.37%) Service Analyst
5 66 (6.19%) Support Analyst
6 63 (5.90%) Problem Manager
7 58 (5.44%) Incident Manager
8 57 (5.34%) Developer
9 53 (4.97%) Applications Support
10 52 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 46 (4.31%) ITIL Manager
12 45 (4.22%) Consultant
13 44 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
14 38 (3.56%) Services Delivery Manager
15 36 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
16 34 (3.19%) Administrator
16 34 (3.19%) IT Manager
16 34 (3.19%) Team Leader
17 33 (3.09%) Project Manager
18 31 (2.91%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.00%) Middleware
2 35 (3.28%) J2EE
3 25 (2.34%) HTML
4 21 (1.97%) Web Services
5 17 (1.59%) CSS
5 17 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
6 16 (1.50%) XML
7 14 (1.31%) Ajax
8 12 (1.12%) .NET
9 11 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.84%) JDBC
11 7 (0.66%) Spring
12 5 (0.47%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.47%) JSP
12 5 (0.47%) Web Services Management
13 4 (0.37%) ISPF
13 4 (0.37%) jQuery
13 4 (0.37%) JSON
13 4 (0.37%) SOAP
13 4 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 60 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 40 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.47%) CMDB
7 35 (3.28%) Replication
8 34 (3.19%) Clustering
9 26 (2.44%) Statistics
10 24 (2.25%) Virtual Team
11 23 (2.16%) Fat Client
11 23 (2.16%) Mainframe
11 23 (2.16%) Thin Client
12 20 (1.87%) Hedge funds
13 19 (1.78%) iPhone
14 16 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
15 15 (1.41%) iPad
16 12 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (1.03%) Client/Server
17 11 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 403 (37.77%) Windows
2 189 (17.71%) Unix
3 156 (14.62%) Windows Server
4 138 (12.93%) Linux
5 105 (9.84%) Solaris
6 87 (8.15%) AIX
7 84 (7.87%) Windows 7
8 72 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (5.06%) Windows XP
11 40 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (2.25%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.69%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.69%) HPUX
15 15 (1.41%) OS/390
15 15 (1.41%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.22%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.94%) Android
18 8 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (62.23%) ITIL
2 353 (33.08%) Incident Management
3 344 (32.24%) Change Management
4 277 (25.96%) Service Delivery
5 264 (24.74%) Service Management
6 199 (18.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 140 (13.12%) Configuration Management
8 124 (11.62%) Project Management
8 124 (11.62%) Release Management
9 109 (10.22%) ITSM
10 106 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (9.93%) ITIL V3
11 83 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 79 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
13 65 (6.09%) PRINCE2
14 59 (5.53%) Business Continuity
15 54 (5.06%) Change Control
15 54 (5.06%) DevOps
16 50 (4.69%) Process Improvement
17 49 (4.59%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.25%) SQL
2 76 (7.12%) Java
3 53 (4.97%) Perl
4 49 (4.59%) Shell Script
5 42 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 42 (3.94%) PowerShell
6 38 (3.56%) C++
7 33 (3.09%) Python
8 26 (2.44%) C
9 22 (2.06%) VB
10 18 (1.69%) C#
10 18 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.12%) VBA
13 7 (0.66%) JCL
14 5 (0.47%) VBScript
15 4 (0.37%) COBOL
16 3 (0.28%) ABAP
16 3 (0.28%) Groovy
16 3 (0.28%) REXX
Qualifications
1 202 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 136 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 98 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
4 91 (8.53%) Degree
5 68 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (5.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 41 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (2.91%) DV Cleared
9 28 (2.62%) CCNP
10 24 (2.25%) CCNA
10 24 (2.25%) MCSE
11 22 (2.06%) MCP
12 18 (1.69%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.41%) CISSP
14 13 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (1.12%) CCIE
15 12 (1.12%) MCSA
16 10 (0.94%) PMP
17 9 (0.84%) AAT
17 9 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (20.06%) SLA
2 51 (4.78%) ISO 9001
3 48 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (2.44%) QA
5 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.28%) RMADS
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 181 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 93 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.72%) VMware ESX
4 23 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (1.87%) XenApp
6 18 (1.69%) Firmware
6 18 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.59%) vSphere
8 15 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.75%) KVM
11 8 (0.75%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.56%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.56%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.47%) StorNext
13 5 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (0.47%) Xsan
14 4 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (4.87%) SCCM
2 48 (4.50%) NetBackup
3 33 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 33 (3.09%) Tivoli
4 25 (2.34%) Puppet
5 24 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 21 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
8 16 (1.50%) SCOM
9 15 (1.41%) Perfmon
10 13 (1.22%) OpenView
11 12 (1.12%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.12%) HP SIM
11 12 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
12 10 (0.94%) Netcool
13 9 (0.84%) Nagios
13 9 (0.84%) Unicenter
14 8 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 289 (27.09%) Microsoft
2 166 (15.56%) Oracle
3 133 (12.46%) HP
3 133 (12.46%) VMware
4 84 (7.87%) Cisco
5 79 (7.40%) Citrix
6 70 (6.56%) ServiceNow
7 41 (3.84%) IBM
8 39 (3.66%) Remedy
9 38 (3.56%) CA
10 29 (2.72%) Symantec
11 28 (2.62%) Veritas
12 26 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 26 (2.44%) SAP
13 25 (2.34%) EMC
14 24 (2.25%) BMC
15 22 (2.06%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.06%) Juniper
16 20 (1.87%) Lotus
17 19 (1.78%) NetApp
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