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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 227 271 258
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 547 417 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.03% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 246 235
Median daily rate £353 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £304 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £11.90 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -5 151 £400 +10.34% 26
North East +11 113 £275 +129.16% 3
South East +17 102 £400 +3.35% 12
North West -9 47 £413 +41.02% 8
Yorkshire +12 45 £413 +50.00% 3
South West +22 35 £259 -30.13% 9
West Midlands -4 26 £325 +2.10% 12
East of England +14 16 £363 -18.30% 9
East Midlands +4 12 £425 +70.00% 7
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 639 (60.68%) ITIL
2 397 (37.70%) Windows
3 338 (32.10%) Incident Management
4 334 (31.72%) Change Management
5 263 (24.98%) Microsoft
6 252 (23.93%) Service Management
7 244 (23.17%) Service Delivery
8 220 (20.89%) Finance
9 203 (19.28%) SLA
10 191 (18.14%) Security Cleared
11 179 (17.00%) Active Directory
12 175 (16.62%) Unix
13 165 (15.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 164 (15.57%) SQL
15 154 (14.62%) Oracle
16 147 (13.96%) Windows Server
17 144 (13.68%) Configuration Management
18 143 (13.58%) Linux
19 127 (12.06%) VMware
19 127 (12.06%) SC Cleared
20 124 (11.78%) Project Management
21 120 (11.40%) MS Office
22 113 (10.73%) HP
23 110 (10.45%) Release Management
24 105 (9.97%) MS Excel
24 105 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
25 103 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
26 101 (9.59%) SQL Server
27 99 (9.40%) ITSM
27 99 (9.40%) 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 68 (6.46%) MS Exchange
2 61 (5.79%) IIS
3 41 (3.89%) WebLogic
4 36 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 35 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 32 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.37%) Apache
8 20 (1.90%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (1.80%) IBM Notes
9 19 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 14 (1.33%) Tuxedo
13 13 (1.23%) MQSeries
14 12 (1.14%) Confluence
15 11 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (0.85%) AquaLogic
16 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.66%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 120 (11.40%) MS Office
2 105 (9.97%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.14%) MS Project
4 9 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.66%) RMDS
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) assyst
5 3 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.095%) Endur
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.095%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.095%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.13%) SaaS
2 36 (3.42%) PaaS
3 35 (3.32%) IaaS
4 32 (3.04%) Office 365
5 18 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.095%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 94 (8.93%) DNS
2 85 (8.07%) Firewall
3 72 (6.84%) DHCP
4 65 (6.17%) LAN
5 62 (5.89%) WAN
6 57 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 46 (4.37%) SAN
8 36 (3.42%) SSL
9 35 (3.32%) Internet
10 31 (2.94%) VPN
11 25 (2.37%) LDAP
12 23 (2.18%) MPLS
13 21 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.80%) HTTP
15 18 (1.71%) NAS
15 18 (1.71%) Wireless
16 17 (1.61%) BGP
17 16 (1.52%) IPsec
17 16 (1.52%) Network Security
17 16 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.09%) Hadoop
2 22 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (1.71%) Big Data
3 18 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 17 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.23%) MS Access
7 11 (1.04%) Pentaho
8 10 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.85%) DB2
10 8 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (0.57%) MySQL
12 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (2.56%) JIRA
2 8 (0.76%) Facilita Forecast
2 8 (0.76%) HP UFT
2 8 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.76%) LoadRunner
3 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.57%) MSI
4 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.38%) Subversion
7 3 (0.28%) Maven
7 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.19%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.19%) Hudson
8 2 (0.19%) Introscope
8 2 (0.19%) JMeter
8 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 220 (20.89%) Finance
2 74 (7.03%) Banking
3 56 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.32%) Legal
5 21 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 21 (1.99%) Front Office
6 19 (1.80%) Law
7 16 (1.52%) Back Office
8 13 (1.23%) Retail
9 11 (1.04%) Billing
10 10 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.76%) Marketing
11 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.57%) French Language
14 5 (0.47%) Advertising
14 5 (0.47%) Electronics
14 5 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.38%) Military
15 4 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (14.81%) Analyst
2 93 (8.83%) Service Manager
3 71 (6.74%) Support Engineer
4 67 (6.36%) Service Analyst
5 63 (5.98%) Developer
6 60 (5.70%) Support Analyst
7 58 (5.51%) Incident Manager
8 50 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 49 (4.65%) Applications Support
10 46 (4.37%) Consultant
11 44 (4.18%) Problem Manager
12 43 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
13 41 (3.89%) Administrator
14 39 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
15 33 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
16 31 (2.94%) IT Manager
16 31 (2.94%) Network Engineer
16 31 (2.94%) Team Leader
17 30 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
17 30 (2.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.46%) Middleware
2 35 (3.32%) J2EE
3 25 (2.37%) Web Services
4 21 (1.99%) HTML
5 16 (1.52%) CSS
6 13 (1.23%) .NET
6 13 (1.23%) IBM Integration Bus
6 13 (1.23%) XML
7 12 (1.14%) Ajax
8 10 (0.95%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.85%) jQuery
9 9 (0.85%) Spring
10 6 (0.57%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.57%) ISPF
11 5 (0.47%) JDBC
11 5 (0.47%) JSP
11 5 (0.47%) Web Services Management
12 4 (0.38%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 62 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 49 (4.65%) CMDB
5 45 (4.27%) Blackberry
6 33 (3.13%) Replication
7 32 (3.04%) Clustering
8 30 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.85%) Statistics
9 26 (2.47%) Mainframe
10 23 (2.18%) Virtual Team
11 22 (2.09%) Fat Client
11 22 (2.09%) Thin Client
12 19 (1.80%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.52%) iPhone
14 14 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.23%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.23%) iPad
16 12 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
17 11 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 397 (37.70%) Windows
2 175 (16.62%) Unix
3 147 (13.96%) Windows Server
4 143 (13.58%) Linux
5 94 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 84 (7.98%) Solaris
7 77 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (6.55%) AIX
9 67 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (5.13%) Windows XP
11 43 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (2.18%) Windows 10
14 19 (1.80%) Apple iOS
15 18 (1.71%) Windows 8
16 17 (1.61%) Mac OS X
17 14 (1.33%) HPUX
18 12 (1.14%) OS/390
19 8 (0.76%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (60.68%) ITIL
2 338 (32.10%) Incident Management
3 334 (31.72%) Change Management
4 252 (23.93%) Service Management
5 244 (23.17%) Service Delivery
6 165 (15.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 144 (13.68%) Configuration Management
8 124 (11.78%) Project Management
9 110 (10.45%) Release Management
10 105 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
11 99 (9.40%) ITSM
12 97 (9.21%) ITIL V3
13 77 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 62 (5.89%) PRINCE2
16 58 (5.51%) Change Control
17 52 (4.94%) Business Continuity
18 51 (4.84%) Knowledge Management
18 51 (4.84%) Process Improvement
19 48 (4.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 164 (15.57%) SQL
2 77 (7.31%) Java
3 58 (5.51%) Shell Script
4 51 (4.84%) Perl
5 43 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 42 (3.99%) JavaScript
7 36 (3.42%) C++
8 35 (3.32%) Python
9 23 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 23 (2.18%) VB
10 22 (2.09%) C
11 21 (1.99%) C#
12 15 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.85%) COBOL
13 9 (0.85%) JCL
13 9 (0.85%) VBA
14 5 (0.47%) VBScript
15 3 (0.28%) Groovy
15 3 (0.28%) REXX
16 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 191 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 127 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 103 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
4 90 (8.55%) Degree
5 60 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 46 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (3.13%) CCNP
9 30 (2.85%) DV Cleared
10 26 (2.47%) CCNA
11 19 (1.80%) MCP
12 18 (1.71%) MCSE
12 18 (1.71%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.42%) CISSP
14 13 (1.23%) CCIE
14 13 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (1.04%) MCSA
16 9 (0.85%) MCTS
17 8 (0.76%) PMP
18 7 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (19.28%) SLA
2 39 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (3.42%) ISO 9001
4 20 (1.90%) QA
5 14 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.38%) RMADS
8 3 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.095%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (17.00%) Active Directory
2 89 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.75%) VMware ESX
4 22 (2.09%) XenApp
5 19 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (1.61%) vSphere
7 15 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.04%) Firmware
10 10 (0.95%) Terminal Server
10 10 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.76%) KVM
12 7 (0.66%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.57%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.47%) StorNext
14 5 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 67 (6.36%) SCCM
2 45 (4.27%) NetBackup
3 31 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 26 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 25 (2.37%) Puppet
6 24 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (1.33%) SCOM
11 12 (1.14%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.14%) Perfmon
12 11 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
13 10 (0.95%) Netcool
13 10 (0.95%) OpenView
14 9 (0.85%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.85%) Unicenter
15 8 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 263 (24.98%) Microsoft
2 154 (14.62%) Oracle
3 127 (12.06%) VMware
4 113 (10.73%) HP
5 91 (8.64%) Cisco
6 82 (7.79%) Citrix
7 57 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 43 (4.08%) Remedy
9 38 (3.61%) IBM
10 30 (2.85%) BMC
10 30 (2.85%) CA
10 30 (2.85%) Veritas
11 29 (2.75%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.56%) F5
13 26 (2.47%) EMC
14 25 (2.37%) CheckPoint
14 25 (2.37%) Symantec
15 22 (2.09%) Juniper
16 20 (1.90%) Informatica
16 20 (1.90%) Reuters
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £296 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago