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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK / England
Rank 226 218 268
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +50
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 428 517 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.11% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.36% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 333 216
Median daily rate £356 £360 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 10
Median hourly rate £23.25 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £89.20 £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
33619 38152 36402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.04% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22424 25073 23863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1113 967
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -41 140 £400 - 22
South East -6 85 £350 +3.70% 10
North East +12 53 £350 +12.90%
North West +24 47 £325 -27.77% 9
West Midlands -10 32 £450 -4.25% 12
Yorkshire -9 24 £325 +8.33% 10
East of England +1 22 £300 -25.46% 4
East Midlands +16 12 £500 +21.95% 1
South West -5 12 £230 - 3
Midlands +2 1 - -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 566 (59.58%) ITIL
2 359 (37.79%) Windows
3 352 (37.05%) Change Management
4 278 (29.26%) Microsoft
5 253 (26.63%) Incident Management
6 240 (25.26%) Service Management
7 200 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 193 (20.32%) Finance
9 171 (18.00%) Service Delivery
9 171 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
10 167 (17.58%) Linux
10 167 (17.58%) Security Cleared
11 151 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (15.89%) SQL
12 149 (15.68%) MS Excel
13 144 (15.16%) Oracle
14 141 (14.84%) Unix
15 137 (14.42%) SLA
16 136 (14.32%) Windows Server
17 130 (13.68%) VMware
18 125 (13.16%) DevOps
19 117 (12.32%) ITSM
20 113 (11.89%) Configuration Management
21 112 (11.79%) Root Cause Analysis
22 111 (11.68%) SC Cleared
23 108 (11.37%) Open Source
24 107 (11.26%) PRINCE2
25 103 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
26 102 (10.74%) SaaS
27 100 (10.53%) MS Office

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 57 (6.00%) IIS
2 41 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 37 (3.89%) MS Exchange
4 36 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 36 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 33 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 26 (2.74%) Apache
7 23 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
9 18 (1.89%) JBoss
10 17 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (1.68%) Skype for Business
12 15 (1.58%) IBM Notes
13 13 (1.37%) Tuxedo
14 12 (1.26%) MQSeries
14 12 (1.26%) SAS
15 10 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.95%) Confluence
16 9 (0.95%) Documentum
16 9 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 149 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 100 (10.53%) MS Office
3 50 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.53%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.42%) RMDS
6 4 (0.42%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.21%) assyst
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 102 (10.74%) SaaS
2 96 (10.11%) IaaS
3 92 (9.68%) PaaS
4 38 (4.00%) Office 365
5 29 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (1.16%) HP Helion
8 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.63%) DNS
2 70 (7.37%) WAN
3 62 (6.53%) Firewall
4 60 (6.32%) DHCP
4 60 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 57 (6.00%) LAN
6 50 (5.26%) SAN
7 39 (4.11%) Internet
7 39 (4.11%) SSL
8 33 (3.47%) VPN
9 31 (3.26%) Network Security
9 31 (3.26%) Wireless
10 26 (2.74%) LDAP
11 20 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (2.00%) MPLS
13 17 (1.79%) NAS
14 15 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (1.58%) NetScaler
15 14 (1.47%) IPsec
16 13 (1.37%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
3 34 (3.58%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.89%) DB2
5 15 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (1.26%) MySQL
6 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.74%) OLTP
10 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.63%) PowerCenter
11 6 (0.63%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 26 (2.74%) JIRA
2 23 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.79%) CA Gen
4 14 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.05%) Subversion
8 9 (0.95%) Hudson
8 9 (0.95%) MSBuild
8 9 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.84%) Android Studio
9 8 (0.84%) Xcode
10 7 (0.74%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.42%) Ant
12 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.42%) Log4j
12 4 (0.42%) Maven
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 193 (20.32%) Finance
2 64 (6.74%) Banking
3 43 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.00%) Legal
5 24 (2.53%) Retail
6 18 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.79%) Military
8 16 (1.68%) Back Office
9 13 (1.37%) Front Office
9 13 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.05%) Law
11 9 (0.95%) Publishing
12 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.63%) Marketing
14 5 (0.53%) Electronics
14 5 (0.53%) German Language
15 2 (0.21%) Games
15 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (18.32%) Analyst
2 76 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 68 (7.16%) Support Analyst
4 63 (6.63%) Administrator
5 61 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 56 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (5.89%) Support Engineer
7 50 (5.26%) Developer
8 49 (5.16%) DBA
9 43 (4.53%) Applications Support
9 43 (4.53%) Service Manager
10 42 (4.42%) Network Engineer
11 41 (4.32%) Problem Manager
12 38 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
13 37 (3.89%) Operations Engineer
14 33 (3.47%) Incident Manager
15 32 (3.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
16 28 (2.95%) Architect
17 25 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 25 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.68%) Middleware
2 33 (3.47%) J2EE
3 28 (2.95%) .NET
4 24 (2.53%) Web Services
5 21 (2.21%) XML
6 16 (1.68%) Software Packaging
7 15 (1.58%) HTML
8 14 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
9 12 (1.26%) SOAP
10 9 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.95%) CSS
11 8 (0.84%) REST
11 8 (0.84%) Spring
12 7 (0.74%) 802.1X
13 6 (0.63%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.53%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.53%) jQuery
14 5 (0.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 171 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 59 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 48 (5.05%) Blackberry
5 36 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.05%) Clustering
7 23 (2.42%) CMDB
8 20 (2.11%) iPhone
9 18 (1.89%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.79%) Cryptography
11 16 (1.68%) iPad
12 15 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.58%) PKI
12 15 (1.58%) Replication
12 15 (1.58%) Tandem
13 14 (1.47%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.37%) BYOD
14 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 359 (37.79%) Windows
2 167 (17.58%) Linux
3 141 (14.84%) Unix
4 136 (14.32%) Windows Server
5 93 (9.79%) Windows 7
6 68 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (6.63%) Windows XP
8 62 (6.53%) AIX
9 57 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (4.11%) Solaris
12 32 (3.37%) Windows 2000
13 27 (2.84%) Windows 10
14 26 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (2.00%) Mac OS X
16 14 (1.47%) Windows 8
17 11 (1.16%) Android
17 11 (1.16%) zOS
18 10 (1.05%) VME
19 9 (0.95%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (59.58%) ITIL
2 352 (37.05%) Change Management
3 253 (26.63%) Incident Management
4 240 (25.26%) Service Management
5 171 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 151 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (13.16%) DevOps
8 117 (12.32%) ITSM
9 113 (11.89%) Configuration Management
10 112 (11.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 108 (11.37%) Open Source
12 107 (11.26%) PRINCE2
13 98 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 84 (8.84%) Data Management
15 83 (8.74%) Release Management
16 78 (8.21%) Project Management
17 71 (7.47%) ITIL V3
18 55 (5.79%) Change Control
18 55 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
18 55 (5.79%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 151 (15.89%) SQL
2 92 (9.68%) Java
3 46 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 38 (4.00%) Perl
5 31 (3.26%) Shell Script
6 19 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.89%) Python
7 18 (1.89%) VB
8 16 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.26%) C++
10 11 (1.16%) C
11 8 (0.84%) Apple Swift
11 8 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.74%) C#
13 6 (0.63%) ABAP
13 6 (0.63%) Ruby
14 4 (0.42%) COBOL
15 3 (0.32%) VBA
15 3 (0.32%) VBScript
16 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 167 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 111 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 82 (8.63%) ITIL Certification
4 61 (6.42%) Degree
5 51 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (4.00%) CCNA
8 36 (3.79%) MCSE
9 32 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 30 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 27 (2.84%) CCNP
12 21 (2.21%) MCP
13 18 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (1.79%) CISSP
15 16 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (1.37%) CCA
16 13 (1.37%) MCSA
17 11 (1.16%) CCIE
18 10 (1.05%) HNC
19 9 (0.95%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (14.42%) SLA
2 32 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (2.74%) QA
4 15 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.95%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 200 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 103 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.89%) vSphere
4 31 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 31 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (2.42%) Hyper-V
7 22 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.21%) XenApp
9 19 (2.00%) Firmware
10 18 (1.89%) VMware ESX
11 16 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.05%) KVM
14 9 (0.95%) Veritas File System
15 7 (0.74%) NDS
15 7 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 6 (0.63%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.53%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 50 (5.26%) SCCM
2 28 (2.95%) Puppet
3 26 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 23 (2.42%) SCOM
5 18 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 17 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 11 (1.16%) WSUS
9 10 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
9 10 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.95%) Ansible
11 7 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.74%) EdgeSight
11 7 (0.74%) vMotion
12 6 (0.63%) Dollar Universe
12 6 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 278 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 144 (15.16%) Oracle
3 130 (13.68%) VMware
4 94 (9.89%) HP
5 89 (9.37%) Cisco
6 78 (8.21%) Citrix
7 55 (5.79%) ServiceNow
8 45 (4.74%) IBM
9 40 (4.21%) Red Hat
10 38 (4.00%) Remedy
11 37 (3.89%) SAP
12 28 (2.95%) EMC
13 27 (2.84%) Veritas
14 26 (2.74%) Sun
15 25 (2.63%) Dell
16 24 (2.53%) F5
17 21 (2.21%) webMethods
18 20 (2.11%) Intel Security
19 18 (1.89%) Brocade
19 18 (1.89%) Symantec
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bluestone Resourcing
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago