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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 252 233 234
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 430 431 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.87% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 246 190
Average daily rate
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£343 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 19
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £15.40 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+48.99% -0.28%
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +34 182 £363 -3.33% 43
South East -21 95 £325 -4.05% 21
North West +9 38 £284 +15.81% 19
East of England +11 24 £444 +67.45% 7
Yorkshire -17 23 £265 -20.89% 3
North East -5 21 £250 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -31 19 £313 -7.40% 7
South West -17 15 £375 -16.66% 8
East Midlands -2 10 £355 +238.09% 4
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 462 (54.74%) ITIL
2 239 (28.32%) Windows
3 238 (28.20%) Service Management
4 223 (26.42%) Incident Management
5 201 (23.82%) Finance
6 197 (23.34%) Change Management
7 170 (20.14%) Microsoft
8 153 (18.13%) SQL
9 149 (17.65%) Oracle
10 137 (16.23%) SLA
11 123 (14.57%) Service Delivery
12 113 (13.39%) Linux
13 108 (12.80%) Security Cleared
14 106 (12.56%) UNIX
15 105 (12.44%) Active Directory
16 104 (12.32%) VMware
17 98 (11.61%) Root Cause Analysis
18 94 (11.14%) Project Management
19 93 (11.02%) Java
20 89 (10.55%) MS Office
21 87 (10.31%) Configuration Management
22 83 (9.83%) Release Management
23 81 (9.60%) SC Cleared
24 79 (9.36%) Windows 7
24 79 (9.36%) Citrix
25 78 (9.24%) SQL Server
26 77 (9.12%) Capacity Management
27 75 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
28 72 (8.53%) ITSM
29 71 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 48 (5.69%) IIS
3 44 (5.21%) WebLogic
3 44 (5.21%) Apache
4 25 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.90%) SAS
9 14 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.54%) Lync
11 11 (1.30%) AquaLogic
11 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.71%) Documentum
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 89 (10.55%) MS Office
2 70 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) Simulink
6 2 (0.24%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.24%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.30%) RMDS
4 10 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.71%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.59%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.36%) Eikon
9 3 (0.36%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.36%) Exstream
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.24%) Agresso
10 2 (0.24%) Maximo
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.07%) Office 365
2 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.95%) SaaS
4 6 (0.71%) PaaS
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.75%) Firewall
2 46 (5.45%) LAN
3 44 (5.21%) DNS
4 36 (4.27%) SAN
5 32 (3.79%) WAN
6 31 (3.67%) DHCP
7 25 (2.96%) BIG-IP
8 23 (2.73%) TCP/IP
9 22 (2.61%) VPN
9 22 (2.61%) Internet
10 17 (2.01%) LDAP
10 17 (2.01%) MPLS
11 15 (1.78%) VoIP
12 14 (1.66%) DSL
13 12 (1.42%) Intranet
13 12 (1.42%) NAS
14 11 (1.30%) HTTP
15 10 (1.18%) BGP
15 10 (1.18%) SSL
16 9 (1.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (1.42%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (1.30%) MySQL
5 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.59%) DTS
8 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 34 (4.03%) Ant
2 26 (3.08%) JIRA
3 21 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.25%) Subversion
6 18 (2.13%) Maven
7 17 (2.01%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 15 (1.78%) Gradle
9 15 (1.78%) MSBuild
10 10 (1.18%) CA Gen
11 8 (0.95%) Introscope
11 8 (0.95%) JMeter
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (0.59%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.47%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 201 (23.82%) Finance
2 46 (5.45%) Banking
3 43 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.84%) Front Office
5 18 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.01%) Legal
7 16 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.42%) Law
8 12 (1.42%) Back Office
9 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.18%) Retail
11 7 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.59%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Local Government
14 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (21.80%) Analyst
2 78 (9.24%) Incident Manager
3 70 (8.29%) Service Manager
4 66 (7.82%) Support Analyst
5 58 (6.87%) Problem Manager
6 50 (5.92%) Support Engineer
7 48 (5.69%) Developer
8 41 (4.86%) Administrator
9 38 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.27%) Applications Support
10 36 (4.27%) Desktop Support
11 35 (4.15%) Service Analyst
12 30 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
14 24 (2.84%) Consultant
15 23 (2.73%) Incident & Problem Manager
15 23 (2.73%) Major Incident Manager
16 22 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (2.49%) Services Delivery Manager
18 20 (2.37%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.21%) .NET
2 43 (5.09%) J2EE
3 39 (4.62%) Middleware
4 29 (3.44%) Web Services
5 20 (2.37%) Rendezvous
6 18 (2.13%) SOAP
7 15 (1.78%) Django
8 12 (1.42%) JMS
9 11 (1.30%) Java EE
10 10 (1.18%) JDBC
11 9 (1.07%) JNDI
11 9 (1.07%) CSS
12 8 (0.95%) XML
12 8 (0.95%) HTML
13 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.71%) Application Packaging
14 5 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (0.47%) Spring
15 4 (0.47%) JSON
15 4 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.91%) Blackberry
4 28 (3.32%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.84%) Fixed Income
6 22 (2.61%) Clustering
6 22 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.49%) Statistics
8 16 (1.90%) Replication
9 13 (1.54%) CMDB
10 12 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.42%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.18%) Equities
12 8 (0.95%) NHS
12 8 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.95%) DataPower
13 7 (0.83%) User Experience
14 6 (0.71%) iSeries
14 6 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 239 (28.32%) Windows
2 113 (13.39%) Linux
3 106 (12.56%) UNIX
4 79 (9.36%) Windows 7
5 75 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 22 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 17 (2.01%) Solaris
12 14 (1.66%) HPUX
13 10 (1.18%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.83%) AIX
15 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.59%) CentOS
17 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (54.74%) ITIL
2 238 (28.20%) Service Management
3 223 (26.42%) Incident Management
4 197 (23.34%) Change Management
5 123 (14.57%) Service Delivery
6 98 (11.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 94 (11.14%) Project Management
8 87 (10.31%) Configuration Management
9 83 (9.83%) Release Management
10 77 (9.12%) Capacity Management
11 72 (8.53%) ITSM
12 71 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 56 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (5.33%) Performance Management
17 42 (4.98%) Migration
18 41 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (4.27%) ITIL V3
19 36 (4.27%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 153 (18.13%) SQL
2 93 (11.02%) Java
3 50 (5.92%) Shell Script
4 38 (4.50%) PL/SQL
5 34 (4.03%) Bash Shell
6 32 (3.79%) Python
7 31 (3.67%) Perl
7 31 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.37%) C++
9 16 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 12 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.42%) VB
11 11 (1.30%) VBScript
11 11 (1.30%) C#
12 9 (1.07%) C
13 6 (0.71%) VBA
14 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
4 53 (6.28%) Degree
5 45 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.73%) MCSE
8 19 (2.25%) CCNA
9 18 (2.13%) MCITP
10 13 (1.54%) MCP
11 12 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.30%) MCSA
13 10 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.07%) MCTS
14 9 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.71%) CCNP
17 5 (0.59%) CISSP
17 5 (0.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (16.23%) SLA
2 37 (4.38%) QA
3 16 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) COBIT
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 105 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 63 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 26 (3.08%) XenApp
4 14 (1.66%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.42%) NLBS
6 8 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.95%) Xen
7 7 (0.83%) vSphere
8 5 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.47%) XenServer
10 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.36%) HDFS
10 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.36%) NFS
11 2 (0.24%) Samba
11 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.24%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (5.81%) SCCM
2 28 (3.32%) ITRS Geneos
3 22 (2.61%) WSUS
4 20 (2.37%) BladeLogic
5 15 (1.78%) SCOM
6 14 (1.66%) Nagios
6 14 (1.66%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.42%) Control-M
8 11 (1.30%) OpenView
9 8 (0.95%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.59%) Icinga
10 5 (0.59%) SCSM
10 5 (0.59%) Puppet
10 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 170 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 149 (17.65%) Oracle
3 104 (12.32%) VMware
4 79 (9.36%) Citrix
5 63 (7.46%) Cisco
5 63 (7.46%) HP
6 43 (5.09%) Remedy
7 41 (4.86%) Red Hat
8 30 (3.55%) Informatica
9 27 (3.20%) Splunk
10 26 (3.08%) NetApp
11 25 (2.96%) SAP
11 25 (2.96%) IBM
12 24 (2.84%) Business Objects
13 20 (2.37%) TIBCO
13 20 (2.37%) CheckPoint
14 19 (2.25%) ServiceNow
15 18 (2.13%) Pega
16 17 (2.01%) F5
16 17 (2.01%) webMethods
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Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Pope Marshall
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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City of London
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Liverpool
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West Midlands
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