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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 216 256 243
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 583 440 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.10% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 262 228
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 15
Median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.75% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £16.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
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 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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 +9 218 £350 -6.66% 24
South East +18 115 £358 +11.71% 18
North East +10 60 £275 -8.33% 1
North West +15 52 £363 +7.40% 8
South West +38 51 £345 +142.10% 3
Yorkshire +6 31 £350 +2.94% 7
West Midlands -11 27 £460 +47.20% 4
East of England +5 20 £375 +15.38% 8
East Midlands +4 10 £370 +4.22% 3
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 619 (58.23%) ITIL
2 355 (33.40%) Windows
3 345 (32.46%) Incident Management
4 331 (31.14%) Change Management
5 271 (25.49%) Service Management
6 237 (22.30%) Microsoft
7 232 (21.83%) Finance
8 205 (19.29%) Service Delivery
9 182 (17.12%) Security Cleared
10 180 (16.93%) SLA
11 172 (16.18%) Active Directory
12 151 (14.21%) Root Cause Analysis
13 149 (14.02%) SQL
14 145 (13.64%) Unix
15 138 (12.98%) Oracle
16 130 (12.23%) Configuration Management
17 125 (11.76%) VMware
17 125 (11.76%) Windows Server
18 121 (11.38%) SC Cleared
19 120 (11.29%) Project Management
20 114 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
21 112 (10.54%) Management Information System
22 111 (10.44%) Linux
23 110 (10.35%) ITIL V3
24 103 (9.69%) MS Office
25 101 (9.50%) DNS
25 101 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
26 94 (8.84%) Cisco
26 94 (8.84%) MS Excel
27 92 (8.65%) SQL Server

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 63 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 50 (4.70%) IIS
3 39 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 34 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 22 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.88%) Apache
7 20 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (1.79%) Skype for Business
9 16 (1.51%) Confluence
10 14 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.03%) Tuxedo
13 10 (0.94%) MQSeries
14 9 (0.85%) CICS
14 9 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
15 7 (0.66%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 103 (9.69%) MS Office
2 94 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.94%) MS Project
4 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.75%) assyst
3 7 (0.66%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.66%) RMDS
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.094%) Endur
6 1 (0.094%) Maximo
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.094%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.094%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.094%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.01%) Office 365
2 27 (2.54%) SaaS
3 24 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.94%) IaaS
5 10 (0.94%) PaaS
6 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.094%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 101 (9.50%) DNS
2 79 (7.43%) Firewall
3 72 (6.77%) DHCP
4 63 (5.93%) TCP/IP
4 63 (5.93%) WAN
5 61 (5.74%) LAN
6 42 (3.95%) Internet
7 37 (3.48%) SAN
8 34 (3.20%) VPN
9 30 (2.82%) SSL
10 27 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (2.45%) Wireless
12 23 (2.16%) MPLS
13 22 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (2.07%) SNMP
14 20 (1.88%) NAS
15 19 (1.79%) LDAP
16 18 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (1.69%) IPsec
16 18 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 19 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.69%) Big Data
7 17 (1.60%) DB2
8 16 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.13%) Pentaho
11 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.66%) MS Access
14 6 (0.56%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (3.10%) JIRA
2 10 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.75%) Subversion
4 7 (0.66%) Facilita Forecast
4 7 (0.66%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 7 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.47%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.47%) Maven
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.28%) Ant
9 2 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.19%) Hudson
9 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.19%) PVCS
9 2 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 232 (21.83%) Finance
2 75 (7.06%) Banking
3 52 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.54%) Front Office
5 20 (1.88%) Back Office
5 20 (1.88%) Legal
6 18 (1.69%) Retail
7 17 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.22%) Law
9 12 (1.13%) Billing
10 11 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.56%) French Language
12 6 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.47%) Advertising
13 5 (0.47%) Electronics
13 5 (0.47%) Marketing
14 4 (0.38%) Military
14 4 (0.38%) Publishing
15 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (14.21%) Analyst
2 98 (9.22%) Service Manager
3 74 (6.96%) Incident Manager
4 71 (6.68%) Support Engineer
5 65 (6.11%) Applications Support
5 65 (6.11%) Developer
6 58 (5.46%) Support Analyst
7 56 (5.27%) Service Analyst
8 48 (4.52%) Administrator
9 47 (4.42%) Problem Manager
10 43 (4.05%) ITIL Manager
11 42 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (3.67%) Consultant
13 35 (3.29%) Coordinator
13 35 (3.29%) IT Manager
13 35 (3.29%) Team Leader
14 33 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
14 33 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
15 31 (2.92%) Network Engineer
16 29 (2.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.10%) J2EE
2 30 (2.82%) Middleware
3 26 (2.45%) Web Services
4 23 (2.16%) .NET
5 14 (1.32%) HTML
6 13 (1.22%) XML
7 11 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 11 (1.03%) 802.1X
7 11 (1.03%) ISPF
8 10 (0.94%) jQuery
9 9 (0.85%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (0.75%) CSS
10 8 (0.75%) Spring
11 7 (0.66%) Ajax
11 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.47%) RESTful
12 5 (0.47%) Web Services Management
13 4 (0.38%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.38%) JSP
13 4 (0.38%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (10.54%) Management Information System
3 70 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.86%) CMDB
5 40 (3.76%) Replication
6 29 (2.73%) Statistics
7 28 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.63%) Mainframe
8 25 (2.35%) Computer Science
9 22 (2.07%) Clustering
10 21 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.60%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.51%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.41%) Fat Client
14 15 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
14 15 (1.41%) Thin Client
15 13 (1.22%) Cryptography
16 10 (0.94%) AS400
16 10 (0.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 355 (33.40%) Windows
2 145 (13.64%) Unix
3 125 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 111 (10.44%) Linux
5 78 (7.34%) Windows 7
6 70 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (5.36%) Solaris
9 52 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (4.42%) AIX
11 45 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 38 (3.57%) Windows XP
13 26 (2.45%) Apple iOS
14 24 (2.26%) Android
15 19 (1.79%) Mac OS X
16 14 (1.32%) Windows 10
17 13 (1.22%) Windows 8
17 13 (1.22%) zOS
18 10 (0.94%) MVS
19 9 (0.85%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (58.23%) ITIL
2 345 (32.46%) Incident Management
3 331 (31.14%) Change Management
4 271 (25.49%) Service Management
5 205 (19.29%) Service Delivery
6 151 (14.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 130 (12.23%) Configuration Management
8 120 (11.29%) Project Management
9 110 (10.35%) ITIL V3
10 90 (8.47%) ITSM
11 84 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 77 (7.24%) Capacity Management
13 73 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 73 (6.87%) Release Management
14 69 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (5.46%) Business Continuity
15 58 (5.46%) Process Improvement
16 53 (4.99%) Knowledge Management
17 48 (4.52%) Change Control
18 45 (4.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.02%) SQL
2 80 (7.53%) Java
3 52 (4.89%) Shell Script
4 44 (4.14%) Perl
5 42 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 32 (3.01%) C#
7 30 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.16%) C
8 23 (2.16%) VB
9 21 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 19 (1.79%) C++
12 18 (1.69%) Python
13 15 (1.41%) COBOL
14 14 (1.32%) JCL
15 9 (0.85%) VBA
16 6 (0.56%) VBScript
17 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.28%) Groovy
18 3 (0.28%) REXX
Qualifications
1 182 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 121 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 101 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
4 80 (7.53%) Degree
5 50 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (2.63%) CCNA
9 25 (2.35%) CCNP
10 20 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.88%) MCP
11 19 (1.79%) MCSE
12 14 (1.32%) MCSA
13 12 (1.13%) CISSP
13 12 (1.13%) PMI Certification
14 11 (1.03%) CCIE
14 11 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.75%) MCITP
16 7 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (16.93%) SLA
2 28 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 26 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.22%) QA
6 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.47%) RMADS
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.094%) TickIT
System Software
1 172 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 86 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 19 (1.79%) XenApp
5 17 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.51%) vSphere
7 14 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.94%) Terminal Server
10 9 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 8 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.66%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.56%) KVM
13 6 (0.56%) NFS
13 6 (0.56%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.47%) Firmware
14 5 (0.47%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.47%) vCloud
14 5 (0.47%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 68 (6.40%) SCCM
2 33 (3.10%) NetBackup
3 28 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 20 (1.88%) SCOM
5 19 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 15 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.22%) Puppet
8 12 (1.13%) AirWatch
8 12 (1.13%) Control-M
9 10 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
9 10 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
10 9 (0.85%) WSUS
11 8 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.75%) MOM
11 8 (0.75%) Nagios
11 8 (0.75%) yum
12 7 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 237 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 138 (12.98%) Oracle
3 125 (11.76%) VMware
4 94 (8.84%) Cisco
5 80 (7.53%) HP
6 72 (6.77%) Citrix
7 45 (4.23%) ServiceNow
8 41 (3.86%) Remedy
9 37 (3.48%) IBM
9 37 (3.48%) Red Hat
10 32 (3.01%) F5
11 29 (2.73%) Veritas
12 28 (2.63%) NetApp
13 27 (2.54%) BMC
14 24 (2.26%) Informatica
15 20 (1.88%) CA
15 20 (1.88%) EMC
15 20 (1.88%) Juniper
15 20 (1.88%) Reuters
15 20 (1.88%) Symantec
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Pertemps ERP
Rate: Up to £250 per day all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - 260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . 3 Months+ contract.
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . Contract length: 3 months +
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Vivid Resourcing
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Posted: 21 days ago