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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 217 240 241
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 489 391 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 201 204
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £210 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 43
Average hourly rate £18.95 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.40 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -14.25%
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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +7 189 £360 -7.69% 39
South East +32 105 £350 +32.07% 28
North East +10 62 £361 +106.42% 3
North West +4 34 £288 -23.33% 10
South West -17 23 £303 -1.22% 12
East of England -26 21 £423 +20.71% 12
West Midlands -23 17 £344 -5.17% 9
East Midlands +9 16 £250 +2.04% 5
Yorkshire -22 16 £380 +68.88% 14
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 461 (50.94%) ITIL
2 249 (27.51%) Incident Management
3 245 (27.07%) Windows
4 226 (24.97%) Service Management
5 190 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 185 (20.44%) Security Cleared
7 169 (18.67%) Finance
8 152 (16.80%) SLA
9 150 (16.57%) Change Management
10 142 (15.69%) HP
11 134 (14.81%) SC Cleared
12 133 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
13 132 (14.59%) Service Delivery
14 130 (14.36%) Active Directory
15 113 (12.49%) MS Excel
16 104 (11.49%) Configuration Management
17 102 (11.27%) MS Office
18 98 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
19 97 (10.72%) Oracle
20 96 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
21 94 (10.39%) SQL
22 87 (9.61%) Linux
22 87 (9.61%) Project Management
23 82 (9.06%) Cisco
24 80 (8.84%) UNIX
25 77 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
26 76 (8.40%) Citrix
27 73 (8.07%) VMware
28 72 (7.96%) ITSM
29 71 (7.85%) Firewall

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 64 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 51 (5.64%) Apache
3 48 (5.30%) IIS
4 44 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 33 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 27 (2.98%) Tomcat
8 25 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 19 (2.10%) IBM Notes
11 14 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.33%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.22%) Lync
15 9 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.88%) MQSeries
17 6 (0.66%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 113 (12.49%) MS Excel
2 102 (11.27%) MS Office
3 28 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.32%) MS Project
5 11 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.99%) assyst
4 9 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.44%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.33%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.22%) Maximo
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) Cordys
9 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.22%) SaaS
2 3 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.85%) Firewall
2 50 (5.52%) SAN
3 49 (5.41%) WAN
4 38 (4.20%) LAN
4 38 (4.20%) DNS
5 34 (3.76%) BIG-IP
6 33 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 27 (2.98%) 3G
7 27 (2.98%) MPLS
8 22 (2.43%) Internet
9 21 (2.32%) VPN
9 21 (2.32%) LDAP
10 19 (2.10%) SSL
10 19 (2.10%) DSL
11 18 (1.99%) LTE
12 17 (1.88%) HTTP
13 16 (1.77%) DHCP
14 15 (1.66%) VLAN
15 14 (1.55%) Intranet
15 14 (1.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 17 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.55%) DB2
5 14 (1.55%) MySQL
6 12 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.55%) DataStage
10 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.33%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.32%) LoadRunner
2 20 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (1.55%) Facilita Forecast
4 10 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.99%) JIRA
6 7 (0.77%) MSI
7 5 (0.55%) Toad
7 5 (0.55%) Ant
8 4 (0.44%) ERwin
8 4 (0.44%) Subversion
8 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.33%) Maven
9 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.22%) Introscope
10 2 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.11%) Mockito
11 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.11%) Lombardi
General
1 169 (18.67%) Finance
2 62 (6.85%) Banking
3 49 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 28 (3.09%) Front Office
6 25 (2.76%) Retail
7 17 (1.88%) Back Office
8 13 (1.44%) Legal
9 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.22%) Law
10 9 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.99%) Publishing
10 9 (0.99%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.77%) Marketing
12 5 (0.55%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 207 (22.87%) Analyst
2 65 (7.18%) Service Analyst
3 56 (6.19%) Support Analyst
4 52 (5.75%) Developer
5 51 (5.64%) Applications Support
6 50 (5.52%) Problem Manager
7 49 (5.41%) Service Manager
8 44 (4.86%) Incident Manager
9 40 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (3.43%) Support Engineer
10 31 (3.43%) Architect
11 28 (3.09%) Consultant
12 27 (2.98%) Operations Analyst
13 25 (2.76%) Team Leader
14 24 (2.65%) Network Engineer
14 24 (2.65%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
16 20 (2.21%) Desktop Support
16 20 (2.21%) DBA
16 20 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.98%) Middleware
2 28 (3.09%) .NET
3 15 (1.66%) XML
3 15 (1.66%) Java EE
4 14 (1.55%) Web Services
5 11 (1.22%) J2EE
6 10 (1.10%) HTML
6 10 (1.10%) JMS
7 8 (0.88%) Application Packaging
7 8 (0.88%) WCF
8 7 (0.77%) JDBC
9 6 (0.66%) SOAP
9 6 (0.66%) Spring
10 5 (0.55%) WAP
10 5 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (0.44%) HTML5
11 4 (0.44%) CSS
12 3 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.64%) Blackberry
4 19 (2.10%) Statistics
5 17 (1.88%) CMDB
5 17 (1.88%) Mainframe
5 17 (1.88%) Clustering
5 17 (1.88%) Open Source
6 16 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.66%) Fat Client
7 15 (1.66%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.22%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.99%) AS400
11 9 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.88%) iSeries
13 6 (0.66%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 245 (27.07%) Windows
2 98 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (9.61%) Linux
4 80 (8.84%) UNIX
5 77 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (7.07%) Windows 7
7 36 (3.98%) Windows XP
8 29 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.66%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.10%) Android
12 9 (0.99%) Solaris
13 8 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.66%) AIX
15 6 (0.66%) CentOS
16 5 (0.55%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (50.94%) ITIL
2 249 (27.51%) Incident Management
3 226 (24.97%) Service Management
4 150 (16.57%) Change Management
5 132 (14.59%) Service Delivery
6 104 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 96 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 87 (9.61%) Project Management
9 72 (7.96%) ITSM
10 68 (7.51%) Release Management
11 52 (5.75%) Performance Management
11 52 (5.75%) ITIL V3
11 52 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 44 (4.86%) Capacity Management
13 41 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (4.53%) Business Continuity
14 38 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (4.09%) Migration
15 37 (4.09%) Regression Testing
16 36 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.39%) SQL
2 41 (4.53%) Java
3 38 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 29 (3.20%) Perl
5 28 (3.09%) VB
6 24 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 23 (2.54%) Python
8 22 (2.43%) Bash Shell
8 22 (2.43%) C
9 19 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.55%) C#
11 9 (0.99%) VBScript
11 9 (0.99%) C-shell
12 8 (0.88%) Korn
12 8 (0.88%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.77%) Jython
14 6 (0.66%) RPG
14 6 (0.66%) RPG IV
15 5 (0.55%) VBA
16 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (20.44%) Security Cleared
2 134 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.19%) Degree
4 49 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 39 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (3.43%) CCNP
8 22 (2.43%) MCSE
8 22 (2.43%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.77%) CCNA
10 15 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (1.44%) MCITP
12 12 (1.33%) JNCIS
13 11 (1.22%) MCP
14 10 (1.10%) ISTQB
14 10 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.55%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.55%) HNC
16 5 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (16.80%) SLA
2 47 (5.19%) QA
3 8 (0.88%) BS15000
4 4 (0.44%) COBIT
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.22%) BS7799
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) P3O
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 130 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.31%) XenApp
4 18 (1.99%) NLBS
5 17 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.77%) vSphere
7 13 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.44%) Xen
8 12 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.99%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.88%) Firmware
12 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.55%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.33%) NFS
14 3 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (3.54%) SCCM
2 27 (2.98%) Tivoli
3 23 (2.54%) Control-M
4 20 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (1.88%) WSUS
5 17 (1.88%) OpenView
6 16 (1.77%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.33%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.22%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.99%) Netcool
10 8 (0.88%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.88%) Puppet
11 7 (0.77%) HP SIM
11 7 (0.77%) OVSD
11 7 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 6 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.66%) SCOM
12 6 (0.66%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 190 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 142 (15.69%) HP
3 97 (10.72%) Oracle
4 82 (9.06%) Cisco
5 76 (8.40%) Citrix
6 73 (8.07%) VMware
7 43 (4.75%) IBM
8 32 (3.54%) Red Hat
9 28 (3.09%) CheckPoint
10 27 (2.98%) Juniper
10 27 (2.98%) NetApp
11 26 (2.87%) EMC
12 25 (2.76%) F5
13 24 (2.65%) Remedy
14 22 (2.43%) Dell
15 20 (2.21%) Blue Coat
16 19 (2.10%) Lotus
17 18 (1.99%) Symantec
18 15 (1.66%) McAfee
18 15 (1.66%) Altiris
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £450
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £488 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £586.82 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 350-450
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £223.21 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £21000 Per Annum £19,000 - £21,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £32000 Per Annum £28,000 - £32,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
CPS Group
Rate: Market Daily Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago