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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 257 230 238
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 452 454 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.16% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 243 214
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 25
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.34 £27.80 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.41%
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
42068 39089 36771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.23% 76.40% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27933 24730 23055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1141 1099 1032
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -19 161 £370 +5.71% 28
South East -44 83 £409 +25.84% 36
Yorkshire +15 59 £275 -24.13% 7
North West +1 55 £338 +35.00% 10
North East -34 33 £315 -16.00% 1
South West +10 31 £373 +23.14%
East Midlands +7 15 £150 -47.82% 12
West Midlands -8 12 £304 -11.69% 4
East of England -18 7 £325 -22.61% 6
Midlands +4 1 - -
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 491 (56.24%) ITIL
2 271 (31.04%) Windows
3 267 (30.58%) Incident Management
4 265 (30.36%) Service Management
5 223 (25.54%) Change Management
6 207 (23.71%) Finance
7 187 (21.42%) Microsoft
8 157 (17.98%) SQL
9 142 (16.27%) SLA
10 139 (15.92%) Oracle
11 136 (15.58%) Service Delivery
12 123 (14.09%) UNIX
12 123 (14.09%) Linux
12 123 (14.09%) Active Directory
13 116 (13.29%) ITSM
14 114 (13.06%) Java
15 112 (12.83%) Root Cause Analysis
16 107 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
17 105 (12.03%) Security Cleared
18 103 (11.80%) VMware
19 101 (11.57%) MS Office
20 93 (10.65%) Configuration Management
21 91 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
22 90 (10.31%) Project Management
23 88 (10.08%) MS Excel
24 87 (9.97%) SQL Server
25 83 (9.51%) Cisco
25 83 (9.51%) Firewall
26 81 (9.28%) HP
27 75 (8.59%) Citrix

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 63 (7.22%) IIS
3 53 (6.07%) WebLogic
4 34 (3.89%) Apache
4 34 (3.89%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (2.52%) JBoss
7 19 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.18%) Lync
8 18 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.60%) AquaLogic
10 12 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.26%) SAS
12 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.80%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 101 (11.57%) MS Office
2 88 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.49%) MS Project
4 13 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.69%) RMDS
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.34%) Exstream
6 3 (0.34%) Eikon
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) assyst
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.83%) SaaS
2 15 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.37%) Office 365
6 5 (0.57%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.51%) Firewall
2 61 (6.99%) LAN
3 55 (6.30%) SAN
4 54 (6.19%) WAN
5 51 (5.84%) DNS
6 46 (5.27%) TCP/IP
7 33 (3.78%) MPLS
8 31 (3.55%) BIG-IP
8 31 (3.55%) Internet
9 30 (3.44%) DHCP
10 27 (3.09%) SSL
11 25 (2.86%) DSL
12 22 (2.52%) VPN
13 21 (2.41%) Network Security
14 19 (2.18%) LDAP
15 16 (1.83%) VoIP
16 13 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.49%) NAS
17 12 (1.37%) BGP
17 12 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.27%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.37%) MySQL
8 11 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.69%) OLAP
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (3.09%) Ant
2 13 (1.49%) Subversion
3 12 (1.37%) Maven
3 12 (1.37%) JIRA
4 11 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.26%) LoadRunner
4 11 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.15%) CA Gen
5 10 (1.15%) Facilita Forecast
5 10 (1.15%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.03%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.03%) JMeter
6 9 (1.03%) MSBuild
6 9 (1.03%) Gradle
7 6 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.69%) LoadUI
7 6 (0.69%) Introscope
8 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 207 (23.71%) Finance
2 52 (5.96%) Banking
3 36 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.21%) Legal
5 17 (1.95%) Law
5 17 (1.95%) Front Office
6 15 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.49%) Retail
8 13 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.15%) Back Office
11 9 (1.03%) Publishing
12 5 (0.57%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Marketing
14 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 186 (21.31%) Analyst
2 92 (10.54%) Incident Manager
3 82 (9.39%) Service Manager
4 60 (6.87%) Support Analyst
5 53 (6.07%) Problem Manager
6 52 (5.96%) Applications Support
7 49 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 44 (5.04%) Service Analyst
9 41 (4.70%) Developer
10 38 (4.35%) Administrator
11 36 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (3.89%) Consultant
13 33 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
14 27 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
15 26 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
15 26 (2.98%) Major Incident Manager
16 25 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
17 24 (2.75%) Services Delivery Manager
18 23 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
18 23 (2.63%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.07%) .NET
2 45 (5.15%) J2EE
3 42 (4.81%) Middleware
4 39 (4.47%) Web Services
5 18 (2.06%) SOAP
6 17 (1.95%) HTML
7 12 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (1.26%) JMS
8 11 (1.26%) Rendezvous
9 9 (1.03%) CSS
9 9 (1.03%) JDBC
9 9 (1.03%) Django
9 9 (1.03%) JNDI
10 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.80%) XML
11 6 (0.69%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.57%) Java EE
12 5 (0.57%) XSLT
12 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 60 (6.87%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.24%) Blackberry
5 30 (3.44%) Clustering
6 25 (2.86%) Statistics
7 20 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 20 (2.29%) Replication
7 20 (2.29%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.06%) CMDB
9 17 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.83%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.60%) User Experience
12 13 (1.49%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
14 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
15 10 (1.15%) PMI
16 9 (1.03%) NHS
17 8 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 271 (31.04%) Windows
2 123 (14.09%) UNIX
2 123 (14.09%) Linux
3 91 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (7.67%) Windows 7
5 62 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (3.89%) Solaris
9 27 (3.09%) Windows XP
10 26 (2.98%) AIX
11 7 (0.80%) HPUX
11 7 (0.80%) zOS
11 7 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.69%) CentOS
13 5 (0.57%) OS/390
13 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (56.24%) ITIL
2 267 (30.58%) Incident Management
3 265 (30.36%) Service Management
4 223 (25.54%) Change Management
5 136 (15.58%) Service Delivery
6 116 (13.29%) ITSM
7 112 (12.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 93 (10.65%) Configuration Management
9 90 (10.31%) Project Management
10 74 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 73 (8.36%) Release Management
12 67 (7.67%) Capacity Management
13 57 (6.53%) Performance Management
14 52 (5.96%) Business Continuity
15 48 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (4.81%) Change Control
19 39 (4.47%) ITIL V3
20 35 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 157 (17.98%) SQL
2 114 (13.06%) Java
3 55 (6.30%) Shell Script
4 51 (5.84%) Perl
5 38 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 33 (3.78%) PowerShell
7 30 (3.44%) JavaScript
8 23 (2.63%) Python
9 22 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.52%) VB
10 21 (2.41%) C++
11 16 (1.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 14 (1.60%) C
13 11 (1.26%) C#
14 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.80%) C-shell
15 5 (0.57%) Ruby
15 5 (0.57%) ABAP
15 5 (0.57%) VBA
16 4 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.84%) Degree
4 48 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.52%) MCSE
8 20 (2.29%) CCNP
9 18 (2.06%) CCNA
10 16 (1.83%) MCSA
10 16 (1.83%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.72%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.49%) CCIE
12 13 (1.49%) MCP
13 9 (1.03%) CISSP
13 9 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.92%) MCITP
14 8 (0.92%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (16.27%) SLA
2 28 (3.21%) QA
3 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) GxP
6 2 (0.23%) BS7799
6 2 (0.23%) TickIT
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 123 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.67%) XenApp
4 31 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.86%) NLBS
6 15 (1.72%) Xen
7 11 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.15%) vSphere
9 9 (1.03%) XenServer
9 9 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (1.03%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.92%) SRDF
11 7 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.46%) Snort
15 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (3.67%) SCCM
2 28 (3.21%) WSUS
3 16 (1.83%) SCOM
4 15 (1.72%) Puppet
4 15 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 15 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (1.49%) OpenView
7 12 (1.37%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.37%) BladeLogic
8 10 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (1.03%) Nagios
10 8 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.92%) Control-M
11 3 (0.34%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.34%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 187 (21.42%) Microsoft
2 139 (15.92%) Oracle
3 103 (11.80%) VMware
4 83 (9.51%) Cisco
5 81 (9.28%) HP
6 75 (8.59%) Citrix
7 56 (6.41%) Remedy
8 45 (5.15%) Red Hat
9 39 (4.47%) CheckPoint
10 38 (4.35%) IBM
11 32 (3.67%) Informatica
12 31 (3.55%) SAP
13 30 (3.44%) NetApp
14 28 (3.21%) webMethods
14 28 (3.21%) ServiceNow
15 25 (2.86%) BMC
16 22 (2.52%) Splunk
17 19 (2.18%) Dell
18 18 (2.06%) F5
19 16 (1.83%) EMC
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