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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 219 261 233
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -28
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 501 396 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.84% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.08% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 223 200
Average daily rate £350 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 42
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.20 £29.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 178 £361 -15.00% 33
South East +80 118 £352 +17.33% 23
North West +12 46 £475 +20.63% 8
West Midlands -5 42 £463 +131.25% 2
Yorkshire -15 39 £300 - 17
South West +19 38 £250 -28.57% 11
East of England -9 16 £330 +14.78% 5
North East -22 16 £283 -21.10% 5
East Midlands -24 6 £398 +20.45% 4
Midlands +1 1 £525 -
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 549 (55.23%) ITIL
2 302 (30.38%) Incident Management
3 284 (28.57%) Change Management
4 283 (28.47%) Windows
5 271 (27.26%) Service Management
6 192 (19.32%) Finance
7 185 (18.61%) Microsoft
8 174 (17.51%) Service Delivery
9 160 (16.10%) SQL
10 153 (15.39%) Security Cleared
11 150 (15.09%) SLA
12 133 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
13 132 (13.28%) Active Directory
14 118 (11.87%) Unix
15 111 (11.17%) Linux
16 110 (11.07%) Project Management
16 110 (11.07%) Configuration Management
16 110 (11.07%) ITIL V3
17 107 (10.76%) Oracle
17 107 (10.76%) MS Office
18 104 (10.46%) ITSM
19 101 (10.16%) Capacity Management
20 98 (9.86%) Management Information System
21 97 (9.76%) MS Excel
21 97 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
22 94 (9.46%) SQL Server
23 91 (9.15%) SC Cleared
24 90 (9.05%) Firewall
25 88 (8.85%) Release Management
26 87 (8.75%) DNS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (4.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.72%) IIS
3 33 (3.32%) WebLogic
4 21 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.91%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.81%) Apache
6 18 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.51%) Documentum
8 15 (1.51%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.21%) JBoss
11 11 (1.11%) CICS
11 11 (1.11%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.01%) AquaLogic
12 10 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
12 10 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.01%) Tuxedo
13 9 (0.91%) Confluence
14 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 107 (10.76%) MS Office
2 97 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.91%) MS Project
6 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 23 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (1.81%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.80%) assyst
4 6 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.50%) RMDS
6 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.20%) Maximo
9 1 (0.10%) Minerva
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.10%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.62%) Office 365
2 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.61%) SaaS
4 10 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 90 (9.05%) Firewall
2 87 (8.75%) DNS
3 69 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 56 (5.63%) DHCP
4 56 (5.63%) LAN
5 48 (4.83%) WAN
6 40 (4.02%) Internet
7 39 (3.92%) SSL
8 36 (3.62%) VPN
9 33 (3.32%) SAN
10 23 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (2.21%) Wireless
12 21 (2.11%) MPLS
12 21 (2.11%) Multicast
12 21 (2.11%) VoIP
13 20 (2.01%) SNMP
14 19 (1.91%) IPsec
14 19 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.81%) Network Security
16 16 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.91%) DB2
6 14 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.11%) Big Data
9 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.70%) EDRMS
10 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.60%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.50%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.50%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.50%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (2.62%) JIRA
2 10 (1.01%) Subversion
3 8 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.60%) Maven
6 5 (0.50%) CA Gen
6 5 (0.50%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.40%) Ant
7 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.40%) JMeter
7 4 (0.40%) LoadUI
7 4 (0.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.30%) Introscope
9 2 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.20%) MSI
9 2 (0.20%) PVCS
9 2 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 192 (19.32%) Finance
2 75 (7.55%) Banking
3 47 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.62%) Front Office
4 26 (2.62%) Retail
5 21 (2.11%) Back Office
6 20 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.01%) Spanish Language
9 9 (0.91%) Legal
9 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.80%) Billing
11 7 (0.70%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.30%) French Language
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.20%) Marketing
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (16.10%) Analyst
2 104 (10.46%) Service Manager
3 77 (7.75%) Applications Support
4 69 (6.94%) Incident Manager
5 62 (6.24%) Support Analyst
6 59 (5.94%) Developer
7 48 (4.83%) Administrator
8 45 (4.53%) ITIL Manager
9 44 (4.43%) Support Engineer
10 43 (4.33%) Problem Manager
11 41 (4.12%) Service Analyst
12 37 (3.72%) Consultant
13 36 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
14 33 (3.32%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.22%) Services Delivery Manager
16 30 (3.02%) DBA
17 29 (2.92%) Support Manager
18 28 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
19 26 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
19 26 (2.62%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.52%) J2EE
2 28 (2.82%) Middleware
3 26 (2.62%) .NET
4 25 (2.52%) Web Services
5 16 (1.61%) Rendezvous
6 15 (1.51%) XML
7 11 (1.11%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (1.11%) ISPF
8 10 (1.01%) 802.1X
8 10 (1.01%) HTML
8 10 (1.01%) jQuery
9 9 (0.91%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.80%) SOAP
11 7 (0.70%) CSS
12 6 (0.60%) HTML5
12 6 (0.60%) REST
12 6 (0.60%) RESTful
13 5 (0.50%) Kafka
13 5 (0.50%) PhoneGap
13 5 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 76 (7.65%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.92%) CMDB
5 34 (3.42%) Replication
6 30 (3.02%) Mainframe
7 25 (2.52%) Clustering
8 22 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.11%) Statistics
10 16 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
11 15 (1.51%) User Experience
12 13 (1.31%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.31%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.21%) PMI
14 10 (1.01%) Equities
14 10 (1.01%) Handset
14 10 (1.01%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 283 (28.47%) Windows
2 118 (11.87%) Unix
3 111 (11.17%) Linux
4 68 (6.84%) Windows 7
5 62 (6.24%) Windows Server
6 61 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (2.92%) AIX
10 28 (2.82%) Solaris
11 25 (2.52%) Android
12 21 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.91%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.61%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.51%) zOS
16 13 (1.31%) Windows 8
17 11 (1.11%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.01%) OS/390
19 8 (0.80%) MVS
20 6 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (55.23%) ITIL
2 302 (30.38%) Incident Management
3 284 (28.57%) Change Management
4 271 (27.26%) Service Management
5 174 (17.51%) Service Delivery
6 110 (11.07%) Configuration Management
6 110 (11.07%) ITIL V3
6 110 (11.07%) Project Management
7 104 (10.46%) ITSM
8 101 (10.16%) Capacity Management
9 97 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 88 (8.85%) Release Management
11 74 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (5.73%) Knowledge Management
13 54 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 50 (5.03%) Performance Management
16 44 (4.43%) Business Continuity
17 43 (4.33%) Change Control
18 42 (4.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (16.10%) SQL
2 71 (7.14%) Java
3 47 (4.73%) Perl
4 46 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 38 (3.82%) PowerShell
6 30 (3.02%) C#
7 29 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.31%) C
9 22 (2.21%) Python
10 21 (2.11%) C++
11 20 (2.01%) JavaScript
12 19 (1.91%) COBOL
13 16 (1.61%) VB
14 12 (1.21%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.11%) JCL
16 9 (0.91%) VBA
17 5 (0.50%) VB6
18 4 (0.40%) Ruby
19 3 (0.30%) Assembly Language
19 3 (0.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 153 (15.39%) Security Cleared
2 91 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (5.63%) Degree
5 46 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (2.72%) CCNA
6 27 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (2.52%) DV Cleared
8 24 (2.41%) CCNP
9 18 (1.81%) CCIE
9 18 (1.81%) MCP
9 18 (1.81%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.51%) CISSP
11 11 (1.11%) MCSE
12 10 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.70%) MCITP
15 6 (0.60%) MCSA
15 6 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (15.09%) SLA
2 22 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.41%) QA
5 10 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.50%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.40%) RMADS
9 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 132 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 61 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.51%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.11%) NFS
5 11 (1.11%) vSphere
6 9 (0.91%) XenApp
7 8 (0.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.60%) NDS
9 6 (0.60%) Novell eDirectory
9 6 (0.60%) vCloud
10 5 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.50%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.50%) Firmware
10 5 (0.50%) HDFS
10 5 (0.50%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 64 (6.44%) SCCM
2 30 (3.02%) SCOM
3 18 (1.81%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 16 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 14 (1.41%) Puppet
7 11 (1.11%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.11%) Control-M
7 11 (1.11%) OpenView
7 11 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (1.11%) WSUS
8 10 (1.01%) SCSM
9 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.80%) Tivoli NetView
11 7 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.60%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 185 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.76%) Oracle
3 81 (8.15%) VMware
4 79 (7.95%) Cisco
5 63 (6.34%) HP
6 55 (5.53%) IBM
7 45 (4.53%) Remedy
8 39 (3.92%) Citrix
9 35 (3.52%) Red Hat
10 33 (3.32%) ServiceNow
11 29 (2.92%) F5
12 28 (2.82%) Splunk
13 27 (2.72%) SAP
14 25 (2.52%) NetApp
15 24 (2.41%) BMC
15 24 (2.41%) Juniper
16 22 (2.21%) ION Trading
17 21 (2.11%) Pega
18 19 (1.91%) Dell
19 18 (1.81%) EMC
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago