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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 253 224 227
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 427 428 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 248 214
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £204 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 23
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +15 174 £363 -2.68% 50
South East -10 99 £389 +19.53% 24
Yorkshire -3 38 £275 -21.42% 14
North West +1 36 £293 +17.00% 12
North East -19 26 £120 -68.00% 3
East of England -15 18 £350 -12.50% 11
East Midlands +2 13 £250 -15.96% 3
South West -36 13 £370 +5.71% 6
West Midlands -28 10 £318 -7.40% 12
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 499 (55.51%) ITIL
2 273 (30.37%) Windows
3 252 (28.03%) Service Management
4 248 (27.59%) Incident Management
5 224 (24.92%) Finance
6 216 (24.03%) Change Management
7 196 (21.80%) Microsoft
8 166 (18.46%) SQL
9 155 (17.24%) Oracle
10 142 (15.80%) SLA
11 133 (14.79%) Linux
12 132 (14.68%) Service Delivery
13 122 (13.57%) Active Directory
14 115 (12.79%) UNIX
15 112 (12.46%) Security Cleared
16 111 (12.35%) VMware
17 102 (11.35%) MS Office
18 101 (11.23%) Root Cause Analysis
19 96 (10.68%) Java
20 94 (10.46%) SQL Server
20 94 (10.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 93 (10.34%) Project Management
22 90 (10.01%) Configuration Management
23 87 (9.68%) ITSM
24 84 (9.34%) Windows 7
25 83 (9.23%) SC Cleared
26 82 (9.12%) Release Management
26 82 (9.12%) Capacity Management
27 78 (8.68%) MS Excel
28 75 (8.34%) Citrix

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 56 (6.23%) IIS
3 47 (5.23%) WebLogic
3 47 (5.23%) Apache
4 31 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 29 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 27 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.56%) SAS
8 20 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.78%) Lync
10 15 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.11%) AquaLogic
12 8 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.78%) JBoss
14 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.67%) Documentum
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 102 (11.35%) MS Office
2 78 (8.68%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.22%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.22%) Simulink
6 2 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.22%) RMDS
4 10 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.44%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.44%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.33%) Exstream
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.33%) Eikon
9 2 (0.22%) assyst
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.22%) Agresso
10 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.22%) SaaS
3 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.89%) Office 365
5 6 (0.67%) PaaS
6 4 (0.44%) IaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.79%) Firewall
2 57 (6.34%) LAN
3 50 (5.56%) DNS
4 43 (4.78%) WAN
5 35 (3.89%) DHCP
5 35 (3.89%) SAN
6 34 (3.78%) TCP/IP
7 33 (3.67%) BIG-IP
8 25 (2.78%) Internet
8 25 (2.78%) MPLS
9 22 (2.45%) VPN
9 22 (2.45%) DSL
10 20 (2.22%) LDAP
11 14 (1.56%) NAS
12 13 (1.45%) VoIP
12 13 (1.45%) SSL
13 11 (1.22%) Network Security
14 10 (1.11%) Intranet
15 9 (1.00%) BGP
15 9 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 25 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (1.45%) MySQL
6 12 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.56%) Big Data
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (3.89%) Ant
2 24 (2.67%) JIRA
3 21 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.22%) Subversion
5 19 (2.11%) Maven
5 19 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 15 (1.67%) MSBuild
7 15 (1.67%) Gradle
7 15 (1.67%) Mercurial
8 13 (1.45%) CA Gen
9 8 (0.89%) Introscope
9 8 (0.89%) JMeter
10 7 (0.78%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.78%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.44%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 224 (24.92%) Finance
2 57 (6.34%) Banking
3 42 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.45%) Front Office
5 21 (2.34%) Legal
6 19 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.89%) Law
7 17 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.11%) Back Office
10 9 (1.00%) Retail
11 7 (0.78%) Publishing
12 5 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 203 (22.58%) Analyst
2 88 (9.79%) Incident Manager
3 84 (9.34%) Service Manager
4 65 (7.23%) Support Analyst
5 56 (6.23%) Support Engineer
6 53 (5.90%) Problem Manager
7 50 (5.56%) Developer
8 43 (4.78%) Service Analyst
9 40 (4.45%) Administrator
10 39 (4.34%) Applications Support
11 37 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (4.12%) Desktop Support
12 36 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (3.11%) Consultant
14 27 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
14 27 (3.00%) Major Incident Manager
15 25 (2.78%) Incident & Problem Manager
16 24 (2.67%) Services Delivery Manager
16 24 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
17 21 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.34%) J2EE
2 47 (5.23%) .NET
3 42 (4.67%) Middleware
4 36 (4.00%) Web Services
5 20 (2.22%) SOAP
5 20 (2.22%) Rendezvous
6 15 (1.67%) Django
7 13 (1.45%) JMS
8 12 (1.33%) CSS
9 10 (1.11%) JDBC
9 10 (1.11%) JNDI
10 9 (1.00%) HTML
11 8 (0.89%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.89%) XML
11 8 (0.89%) Java EE
12 7 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.56%) jQuery
13 5 (0.56%) Spring
14 4 (0.44%) Application Packaging
15 3 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.45%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.89%) Clustering
6 24 (2.67%) Statistics
7 21 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.22%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.56%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.56%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.45%) Replication
10 13 (1.45%) CMDB
11 11 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.11%) Equities
13 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.89%) NHS
14 8 (0.89%) DataPower
15 7 (0.78%) PMI
16 6 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 273 (30.37%) Windows
2 133 (14.79%) Linux
3 115 (12.79%) UNIX
4 94 (10.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (9.34%) Windows 7
6 71 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 25 (2.78%) Solaris
11 19 (2.11%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.78%) HPUX
13 14 (1.56%) AIX
14 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.89%) CentOS
16 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
19 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (55.51%) ITIL
2 252 (28.03%) Service Management
3 248 (27.59%) Incident Management
4 216 (24.03%) Change Management
5 132 (14.68%) Service Delivery
6 101 (11.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 93 (10.34%) Project Management
8 90 (10.01%) Configuration Management
9 87 (9.68%) ITSM
10 82 (9.12%) Capacity Management
10 82 (9.12%) Release Management
11 64 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 60 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 49 (5.45%) Performance Management
16 48 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (5.01%) Business Continuity
17 45 (5.01%) Migration
18 43 (4.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 166 (18.46%) SQL
2 96 (10.68%) Java
3 59 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 40 (4.45%) PL/SQL
5 35 (3.89%) Perl
5 35 (3.89%) Bash Shell
6 34 (3.78%) Python
7 30 (3.34%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.22%) C++
9 17 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 15 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.33%) C#
11 12 (1.33%) VB
12 10 (1.11%) C
13 8 (0.89%) VBScript
14 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.67%) VBA
15 4 (0.44%) PHP
16 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 112 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 83 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 61 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (6.23%) Degree
5 52 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (3.00%) MCSE
8 19 (2.11%) CCNA
9 18 (2.00%) MCITP
10 16 (1.78%) MCSA
11 13 (1.45%) MCP
11 13 (1.45%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.00%) MCTS
13 9 (1.00%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.78%) CCNP
15 5 (0.56%) CCA
15 5 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (15.80%) SLA
2 35 (3.89%) QA
3 12 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.44%) COBIT
6 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) GxP
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 122 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 71 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.11%) XenApp
4 27 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.22%) NLBS
6 13 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.11%) Xen
8 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.89%) vSphere
10 7 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.56%) XenServer
12 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.33%) HDFS
14 3 (0.33%) KVM
14 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.33%) Veritas File System
14 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.89%) SCCM
2 30 (3.34%) WSUS
3 28 (3.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 22 (2.45%) BladeLogic
5 18 (2.00%) SCOM
6 14 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.56%) Nagios
7 13 (1.45%) Control-M
8 10 (1.11%) OpenView
9 8 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.78%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.78%) Puppet
11 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.56%) SCSM
11 5 (0.56%) Icinga
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.44%) OVSD
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 196 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 155 (17.24%) Oracle
3 111 (12.35%) VMware
4 75 (8.34%) Citrix
5 72 (8.01%) Cisco
6 69 (7.68%) HP
7 51 (5.67%) Red Hat
8 45 (5.01%) Remedy
9 34 (3.78%) Informatica
10 31 (3.45%) NetApp
11 30 (3.34%) CheckPoint
12 27 (3.00%) Business Objects
12 27 (3.00%) ServiceNow
13 26 (2.89%) SAP
13 26 (2.89%) IBM
14 24 (2.67%) Splunk
15 20 (2.22%) TIBCO
15 20 (2.22%) Pega
16 18 (2.00%) webMethods
16 18 (2.00%) BEA
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Rate: Unspecified negotialble
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £425 per day +
Posted: 10 days ago
Banbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham but with travel throughout Derbyshire,...
DLNRCRC
Rate: Band 3 - £22,039 - 27,373
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 days ago