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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 257 240 236
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 430 415 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.10% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 230 205
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£340 £358 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 25
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.65 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
40215 37779 34958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.82% 76.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26663 23855 21652
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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 28 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 28 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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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 +19 162 £365 -2.66% 53
South East -20 94 £413 +22.22% 28
Yorkshire +6 50 £275 -24.13% 4
North West +1 43 £291 +5.90% 18
North East -32 26 £256 -31.66% 6
South West -9 20 £375 +7.14% 10
East of England -26 13 £345 -16.36% 6
East Midlands +6 12 £250 -15.96% 5
West Midlands -22 10 £324 +1.66% 4
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 490 (55.37%) ITIL
2 281 (31.75%) Windows
3 247 (27.91%) Incident Management
4 243 (27.46%) Service Management
5 212 (23.95%) Change Management
6 211 (23.84%) Finance
7 192 (21.69%) Microsoft
8 177 (20.00%) SQL
9 165 (18.64%) Oracle
10 141 (15.93%) Linux
11 135 (15.25%) SLA
12 130 (14.69%) Active Directory
13 124 (14.01%) UNIX
13 124 (14.01%) Service Delivery
14 112 (12.66%) VMware
15 111 (12.54%) Java
16 105 (11.86%) Security Cleared
16 105 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
17 103 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 97 (10.96%) SQL Server
18 97 (10.96%) MS Office
19 96 (10.85%) Configuration Management
19 96 (10.85%) Project Management
20 94 (10.62%) ITSM
21 84 (9.49%) MS Excel
22 83 (9.38%) Capacity Management
23 82 (9.27%) Citrix
24 81 (9.15%) Cisco
25 80 (9.04%) Release Management
26 78 (8.81%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 70 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 65 (7.34%) IIS
3 58 (6.55%) WebLogic
4 46 (5.20%) Apache
5 33 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 31 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 23 (2.60%) SAS
9 21 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (2.26%) Lync
10 20 (2.26%) WebSphere
11 18 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.58%) JBoss
13 11 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (1.24%) AquaLogic
14 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.79%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 97 (10.96%) MS Office
2 84 (9.49%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.58%) MS Project
4 14 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Simulink
5 2 (0.23%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.23%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.24%) RMDS
3 11 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.45%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.34%) Eikon
8 3 (0.34%) Exstream
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.23%) Agresso
9 2 (0.23%) assyst
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.47%) SaaS
2 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.79%) Office 365
4 4 (0.45%) IaaS
4 4 (0.45%) PaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (8.81%) Firewall
2 58 (6.55%) LAN
3 53 (5.99%) WAN
4 49 (5.54%) DNS
5 40 (4.52%) SAN
6 38 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 37 (4.18%) BIG-IP
8 33 (3.73%) DHCP
9 32 (3.62%) MPLS
10 27 (3.05%) Internet
11 25 (2.82%) DSL
12 22 (2.49%) VPN
13 21 (2.37%) LDAP
14 15 (1.69%) SSL
14 15 (1.69%) Network Security
15 14 (1.58%) VoIP
16 13 (1.47%) NAS
17 12 (1.36%) BGP
18 11 (1.24%) Wireless
18 11 (1.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 26 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.47%) MySQL
8 12 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.36%) Data Mining
8 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.68%) OLAP
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (0.56%) Big Data
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (4.07%) Ant
2 21 (2.37%) JIRA
3 20 (2.26%) Subversion
4 19 (2.15%) Maven
4 19 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 15 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 15 (1.69%) Gradle
7 14 (1.58%) CA Gen
8 13 (1.47%) JMeter
9 10 (1.13%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.13%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.02%) HP UFT
10 9 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.90%) Introscope
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.56%) LoadUI
13 5 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 211 (23.84%) Finance
2 47 (5.31%) Banking
3 37 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.05%) Legal
5 19 (2.15%) Front Office
6 17 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.81%) Law
8 14 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.13%) Back Office
11 9 (1.02%) Publishing
12 6 (0.68%) Retail
13 5 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.45%) Billing
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Marketing
16 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 208 (23.50%) Analyst
2 86 (9.72%) Incident Manager
3 77 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 62 (7.01%) Support Analyst
5 57 (6.44%) Support Engineer
6 53 (5.99%) Problem Manager
7 50 (5.65%) Developer
8 48 (5.42%) Service Analyst
9 42 (4.75%) Applications Support
10 39 (4.41%) Administrator
11 38 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 29 (3.28%) Consultant
14 28 (3.16%) Desktop Support
14 28 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
15 26 (2.94%) Major Incident Manager
16 25 (2.82%) Incident & Problem Manager
17 23 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
18 21 (2.37%) Operations Analyst
19 20 (2.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.78%) .NET
2 48 (5.42%) J2EE
3 47 (5.31%) Middleware
4 46 (5.20%) Web Services
5 21 (2.37%) SOAP
6 20 (2.26%) Rendezvous
7 18 (2.03%) HTML
8 15 (1.69%) Django
9 14 (1.58%) JMS
10 12 (1.36%) CSS
10 12 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (1.24%) JDBC
11 11 (1.24%) XML
11 11 (1.24%) JNDI
12 10 (1.13%) Java EE
13 8 (0.90%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.68%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.56%) Spring
15 5 (0.56%) XSLT
15 5 (0.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.75%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.63%) Blackberry
5 28 (3.16%) Clustering
6 27 (3.05%) Statistics
7 20 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.03%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.03%) Fixed Income
8 18 (2.03%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.47%) CMDB
11 12 (1.36%) Replication
12 11 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (1.13%) DataPower
14 9 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.90%) Equities
15 8 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 281 (31.75%) Windows
2 141 (15.93%) Linux
3 124 (14.01%) UNIX
4 103 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (8.81%) Windows 7
6 76 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 27 (3.05%) Solaris
11 18 (2.03%) AIX
11 18 (2.03%) HPUX
12 15 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.90%) CentOS
14 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.34%) Android
15 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (55.37%) ITIL
2 247 (27.91%) Incident Management
3 243 (27.46%) Service Management
4 212 (23.95%) Change Management
5 124 (14.01%) Service Delivery
6 105 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 96 (10.85%) Configuration Management
7 96 (10.85%) Project Management
8 94 (10.62%) ITSM
9 83 (9.38%) Capacity Management
10 80 (9.04%) Release Management
11 63 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 59 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 52 (5.88%) Performance Management
15 47 (5.31%) Business Continuity
16 44 (4.97%) Migration
17 42 (4.75%) Change Control
18 40 (4.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 177 (20.00%) SQL
2 111 (12.54%) Java
3 61 (6.89%) Shell Script
4 49 (5.54%) PL/SQL
5 45 (5.08%) Perl
6 36 (4.07%) Bash Shell
7 35 (3.95%) Python
8 31 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.71%) JavaScript
10 23 (2.60%) C++
11 18 (2.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 16 (1.81%) VB
13 13 (1.47%) C#
14 11 (1.24%) C
15 8 (0.90%) C-shell
16 6 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.68%) VBScript
17 5 (0.56%) VBA
17 5 (0.56%) Ruby
18 4 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 105 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 74 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (6.33%) Degree
5 51 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.28%) MCSE
8 22 (2.49%) CCNA
9 17 (1.92%) MCSA
9 17 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.69%) MCITP
11 13 (1.47%) MCP
11 13 (1.47%) CCNP
12 12 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.02%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.68%) MCTS
17 5 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (15.25%) SLA
2 34 (3.84%) QA
3 7 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.45%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) GxP
6 2 (0.23%) BS7799
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 130 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 74 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.84%) XenApp
4 30 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.60%) NLBS
6 14 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.47%) Xen
8 9 (1.02%) vSphere
9 8 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.79%) XenServer
11 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.34%) KVM
13 3 (0.34%) HDFS
13 3 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
13 3 (0.34%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (4.75%) SCCM
2 32 (3.62%) WSUS
3 28 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 23 (2.60%) BladeLogic
5 18 (2.03%) SCOM
6 13 (1.47%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.36%) Control-M
7 12 (1.36%) Nagios
8 11 (1.24%) OpenView
9 9 (1.02%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.02%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.02%) Puppet
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.56%) Icinga
11 5 (0.56%) SCSM
12 4 (0.45%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.45%) OVSD
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 192 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 165 (18.64%) Oracle
3 112 (12.66%) VMware
4 82 (9.27%) Citrix
5 81 (9.15%) Cisco
6 73 (8.25%) HP
7 53 (5.99%) Red Hat
8 49 (5.54%) Remedy
9 35 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 34 (3.84%) Informatica
11 32 (3.62%) NetApp
12 29 (3.28%) IBM
13 27 (3.05%) SAP
14 26 (2.94%) Splunk
15 25 (2.82%) ServiceNow
15 25 (2.82%) webMethods
16 24 (2.71%) F5
17 20 (2.26%) TIBCO
18 18 (2.03%) Pega
18 18 (2.03%) BEA
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey, Ripley
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridgeshire
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 380 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago