The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 231 229 245
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 418 407 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.19% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 212 218
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £499 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £28.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £10.50 £16.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -35 149 £373 -11.30% 41
South East +13 95 £339 +23.18% 18
East of England -18 38 £419 +15.91% 1
North East +15 34 £375 - 6
West Midlands +5 29 £319 -15.00% 5
South West -9 28 £338 -10.05% 10
North West -10 22 £275 -27.63% 8
Yorkshire -20 18 £363 +61.11% 10
East Midlands -14 4 £298 +38.37% 1
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 421 (47.57%) ITIL
2 224 (25.31%) Windows
2 224 (25.31%) Incident Management
3 190 (21.47%) Service Management
4 182 (20.56%) Change Management
5 169 (19.10%) Finance
6 162 (18.31%) Microsoft
7 156 (17.63%) SLA
8 149 (16.84%) Security Cleared
9 139 (15.71%) Active Directory
10 119 (13.45%) Service Delivery
11 106 (11.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 102 (11.53%) Configuration Management
13 100 (11.30%) MS Office
14 99 (11.19%) SC Cleared
15 94 (10.62%) MS Excel
16 90 (10.17%) Telecoms
17 88 (9.94%) Oracle
18 85 (9.60%) UNIX
19 82 (9.27%) SQL
20 81 (9.15%) HP
21 74 (8.36%) Project Management
22 73 (8.25%) Release Management
23 72 (8.14%) Citrix
24 71 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
25 70 (7.91%) Cisco
26 69 (7.80%) Linux
27 68 (7.68%) ITIL Certification
27 68 (7.68%) Performance Management
28 67 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 34 (3.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (3.50%) Apache
4 30 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.37%) IIS
6 20 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.81%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.69%) Lync
10 12 (1.36%) SAS
10 12 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.56%) CICS
13 4 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 100 (11.30%) MS Office
2 94 (10.62%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.36%) MS Project
5 11 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.68%) assyst
7 5 (0.56%) RMDS
8 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.34%) Endur
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.34%) Aligne
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.23%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.79%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) Office 365
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.21%) DNS
2 50 (5.65%) WAN
3 47 (5.31%) Firewall
4 41 (4.63%) LDAP
5 35 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.84%) SAN
7 32 (3.62%) LAN
8 29 (3.28%) 3G
9 25 (2.82%) MPLS
10 24 (2.71%) GGSN
10 24 (2.71%) SGSN
10 24 (2.71%) 4G
11 23 (2.60%) DHCP
12 22 (2.49%) 2G
13 21 (2.37%) SSH
13 21 (2.37%) BIG-IP
14 20 (2.26%) Internet
15 18 (2.03%) VPN
16 17 (1.92%) L2TP
16 17 (1.92%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.49%) MySQL
4 15 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.13%) DB2
7 9 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.02%) DataStage
7 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.34%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 13 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (1.02%) JIRA
5 7 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (0.56%) Toad
7 4 (0.45%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.34%) Maven
8 3 (0.34%) Ant
8 3 (0.34%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.23%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.23%) Subversion
9 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.23%) ERwin
9 2 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 169 (19.10%) Finance
2 90 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 65 (7.34%) Banking
4 43 (4.86%) Front Office
5 29 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.58%) Legal
7 14 (1.58%) Retail
8 12 (1.36%) Law
9 11 (1.24%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
11 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.68%) Publishing
12 6 (0.68%) Marketing
13 5 (0.56%) Advertising
14 4 (0.45%) Local Government
15 3 (0.34%) Billing
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 193 (21.81%) Analyst
2 72 (8.14%) Service Analyst
3 66 (7.46%) Service Manager
4 63 (7.12%) Problem Manager
5 60 (6.78%) Incident Manager
6 56 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 45 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 43 (4.86%) Applications Support
9 42 (4.75%) Developer
10 35 (3.95%) Consultant
11 28 (3.16%) Support Engineer
11 28 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
11 28 (3.16%) NOC Engineer
12 27 (3.05%) Architect
13 24 (2.71%) Network Engineer
13 24 (2.71%) Services Delivery Manager
13 24 (2.71%) Incident & Problem Manager
14 23 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
15 19 (2.15%) Support Manager
15 19 (2.15%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.62%) .NET
2 22 (2.49%) Middleware
3 19 (2.15%) XML
4 15 (1.69%) HTML
5 10 (1.13%) SOAP
6 9 (1.02%) Web Services
6 9 (1.02%) CSS
7 8 (0.90%) J2EE
8 7 (0.79%) Spring
8 7 (0.79%) Java EE
8 7 (0.79%) jQuery
9 6 (0.68%) WCF
9 6 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.56%) WAP
11 4 (0.45%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.45%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.45%) HTML5
12 3 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.86%) Blackberry
2 41 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.03%) Open Source
4 17 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 15 (1.69%) Statistics
6 14 (1.58%) Clustering
7 13 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.36%) CMDB
9 11 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.90%) Replication
11 8 (0.90%) Physics
12 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.68%) Equities
13 6 (0.68%) Firmware
14 5 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.56%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.45%) DataPower
15 4 (0.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 224 (25.31%) Windows
2 85 (9.60%) UNIX
3 71 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (7.80%) Linux
5 57 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (5.76%) Windows 7
7 39 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 20 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.13%) Android
12 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.68%) Solaris
14 6 (0.68%) CentOS
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.56%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.56%) zOS
16 4 (0.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (47.57%) ITIL
2 224 (25.31%) Incident Management
3 190 (21.47%) Service Management
4 182 (20.56%) Change Management
5 119 (13.45%) Service Delivery
6 106 (11.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 102 (11.53%) Configuration Management
8 74 (8.36%) Project Management
9 73 (8.25%) Release Management
10 68 (7.68%) Performance Management
11 67 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (6.33%) ITSM
13 51 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 51 (5.76%) Migration
14 45 (5.08%) ITIL V3
15 44 (4.97%) Fault Management
16 42 (4.75%) Capacity Management
17 32 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (3.39%) Regression Testing
18 30 (3.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 82 (9.27%) SQL
2 46 (5.20%) Java
3 33 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 28 (3.16%) Perl
5 25 (2.82%) C
6 23 (2.60%) VB
6 23 (2.60%) Python
7 20 (2.26%) C#
8 19 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.81%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.58%) COBOL
13 12 (1.36%) C++
14 9 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.02%) PL/1
15 4 (0.45%) VBScript
15 4 (0.45%) AWK
15 4 (0.45%) C-shell
15 4 (0.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 149 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 99 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 68 (7.68%) ITIL Certification
4 52 (5.88%) Degree
5 35 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.28%) DV Cleared
8 25 (2.82%) CCNP
9 24 (2.71%) MCSE
10 15 (1.69%) MCITP
11 13 (1.47%) JNCIS
12 12 (1.36%) CCNA
12 12 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.13%) MCTS
14 9 (1.02%) MCP
15 8 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.90%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.56%) MCSA
16 5 (0.56%) ISEB
16 5 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (17.63%) SLA
2 41 (4.63%) QA
3 8 (0.90%) COBIT
4 7 (0.79%) BS15000
5 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) HL7
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.23%) GxP
7 2 (0.23%) GCP
7 2 (0.23%) BS7799
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 139 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.82%) XenApp
3 16 (1.81%) NLBS
4 9 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.90%) Xen
5 8 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.34%) vSphere
10 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (4.63%) SCCM
2 18 (2.03%) Control-M
3 17 (1.92%) WSUS
4 16 (1.81%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.79%) OVSD
8 7 (0.79%) Netcool
8 7 (0.79%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.68%) Netcool/Webtop
9 6 (0.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 6 (0.68%) OpenView
10 5 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.45%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.94%) Oracle
3 81 (9.15%) HP
4 72 (8.14%) Citrix
5 70 (7.91%) Cisco
6 56 (6.33%) VMware
7 37 (4.18%) Juniper
8 33 (3.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 23 (2.60%) Remedy
10 21 (2.37%) IBM
10 21 (2.37%) SAP
11 20 (2.26%) NetApp
11 20 (2.26%) F5
12 19 (2.15%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.03%) Blue Coat
14 17 (1.92%) Symantec
14 17 (1.92%) Velocent
15 16 (1.81%) Lotus
15 16 (1.81%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.69%) McAfee
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
FieldFisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago