The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 254 231 251
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 157 211 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.10% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 137 103
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£350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -43.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.15 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+3.49% -27.78%
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18326 19215 19765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.56% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12760 13440 13274
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 364
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.34 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the London region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the London region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
City of London +47 46 £325 -23.52% 12
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 161 (51.44%) ITIL
2 99 (31.63%) Incident Management
3 91 (29.07%) Windows
4 80 (25.56%) Finance
5 78 (24.92%) Service Management
6 68 (21.73%) Microsoft
7 61 (19.49%) Change Management
8 55 (17.57%) Active Directory
9 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
10 48 (15.34%) MS Office
11 42 (13.42%) Cisco
11 42 (13.42%) Banking
12 41 (13.10%) Oracle
13 38 (12.14%) UNIX
13 38 (12.14%) Release Management
14 37 (11.82%) Linux
14 37 (11.82%) SQL
15 36 (11.50%) Firewall
16 32 (10.22%) WAN
16 32 (10.22%) Security Cleared
17 30 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (9.58%) SLA
17 30 (9.58%) Project Management
18 28 (8.95%) MS Excel
19 27 (8.63%) SQL Server
19 27 (8.63%) Investment Banking
20 26 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
20 26 (8.31%) HP
21 25 (7.99%) ITIL Certification
21 25 (7.99%) Financial Institution

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (7.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (5.75%) IIS
4 17 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.11%) Apache
6 14 (4.47%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.60%) Lync
10 5 (1.60%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.28%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.64%) Documentum
13 2 (0.64%) SAS
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (15.34%) MS Office
2 28 (8.95%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.83%) MS Project
4 12 (3.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.96%) Aligne
2 3 (0.96%) Endur
2 3 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.96%) RMDS
3 2 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.32%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.50%) Firewall
2 32 (10.22%) WAN
3 22 (7.03%) LAN
4 19 (6.07%) BIG-IP
5 12 (3.83%) MPLS
6 11 (3.51%) DSL
6 11 (3.51%) LDAP
6 11 (3.51%) SAN
6 11 (3.51%) Multicast
7 10 (3.19%) Intranet
8 9 (2.88%) NetScreen
9 8 (2.56%) DNS
9 8 (2.56%) HTTP
10 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.24%) SSL
11 5 (1.60%) VPN
12 4 (1.28%) Internet
12 4 (1.28%) Wireless
12 4 (1.28%) Network Security
13 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.24%) DataStage
3 6 (1.92%) DB2
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.96%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.64%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) Maven
2 3 (0.96%) Ant
2 3 (0.96%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.96%) Toad
3 2 (0.64%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.64%) MSI
3 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Mockito
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 80 (25.56%) Finance
2 42 (13.42%) Banking
3 27 (8.63%) Investment Banking
4 25 (7.99%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.47%) Front Office
6 11 (3.51%) Retail
7 6 (1.92%) Law
8 5 (1.60%) Legal
8 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Marketing
11 2 (0.64%) Back Office
11 2 (0.64%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (29.39%) Analyst
2 32 (10.22%) Support Analyst
3 27 (8.63%) Service Analyst
4 26 (8.31%) Applications Support
5 22 (7.03%) Service Manager
6 19 (6.07%) Operations Analyst
7 16 (5.11%) Consultant
8 13 (4.15%) Developer
9 12 (3.83%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (3.83%) Problem Manager
10 11 (3.51%) Team Leader
10 11 (3.51%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.19%) Architect
11 10 (3.19%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.19%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.19%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.88%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.67%) Middleware
2 17 (5.43%) .NET
3 10 (3.19%) Java EE
4 8 (2.56%) WCF
5 5 (1.60%) jQuery
5 5 (1.60%) J2EE
5 5 (1.60%) Web Services
5 5 (1.60%) JMS
6 4 (1.28%) XML
6 4 (1.28%) JDBC
6 4 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.96%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.96%) HTML
7 3 (0.96%) Spring
8 2 (0.64%) XMPP
8 2 (0.64%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.64%) WPF
8 2 (0.64%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.64%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.51%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.24%) Equities
6 6 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.92%) Statistics
7 5 (1.60%) CMDB
7 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.28%) Replication
8 4 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.28%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.28%) iPad
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
9 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.07%) Windows
2 38 (12.14%) UNIX
3 37 (11.82%) Linux
4 30 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.28%) AIX
12 4 (1.28%) Solaris
13 2 (0.64%) SUSE
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.32%) CentOS
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.32%) Android
14 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (51.44%) ITIL
2 99 (31.63%) Incident Management
3 78 (24.92%) Service Management
4 61 (19.49%) Change Management
5 54 (17.25%) Service Delivery
6 38 (12.14%) Release Management
7 30 (9.58%) Project Management
8 26 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (7.99%) Performance Management
10 24 (7.67%) Capacity Management
11 23 (7.35%) ITSM
12 20 (6.39%) Migration
13 19 (6.07%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (5.75%) Change Control
14 18 (5.75%) Business Continuity
15 16 (5.11%) PRINCE2
16 15 (4.79%) Knowledge Management
16 15 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (3.51%) ITIL V3
17 11 (3.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.82%) SQL
2 23 (7.35%) Java
3 19 (6.07%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.51%) VB
4 11 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.19%) Python
5 10 (3.19%) Perl
6 8 (2.56%) C-shell
6 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.24%) Korn
7 7 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.24%) C#
8 5 (1.60%) C
9 4 (1.28%) AWK
9 4 (1.28%) Jython
10 3 (0.96%) VBScript
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.64%) C++
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.99%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.39%) Degree
5 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.15%) CCNP
8 12 (3.83%) MCSE
8 12 (3.83%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.96%) MCDST
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
10 3 (0.96%) MCP
10 3 (0.96%) HNC
10 3 (0.96%) CCNA
10 3 (0.96%) CCDP
10 3 (0.96%) CCA
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.64%) CISSP
11 2 (0.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) COBIT
4 2 (0.64%) GCP
4 2 (0.64%) GxP
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) TickIT
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.51%) NLBS
4 10 (3.19%) XenApp
5 9 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (2.24%) Xen
7 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.64%) vSphere
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.32%) Squid
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 20 (6.39%) Control-M
2 15 (4.79%) SCCM
3 10 (3.19%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.88%) BladeLogic
4 9 (2.88%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.88%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (2.56%) WSUS
6 3 (0.96%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.64%) MOM
7 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.64%) Puppet
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Foglight
8 1 (0.32%) DameWare
Vendors
1 68 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.42%) Cisco
3 41 (13.10%) Oracle
4 26 (8.31%) HP
5 21 (6.71%) VMware
6 19 (6.07%) Citrix
7 15 (4.79%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.47%) Juniper
8 14 (4.47%) Blue Coat
8 14 (4.47%) F5
9 13 (4.15%) IBM
10 12 (3.83%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.51%) ProCurve
11 11 (3.51%) Altiris
12 9 (2.88%) McAfee
12 9 (2.88%) Veritas
13 6 (1.92%) Avaya
13 6 (1.92%) SAP
13 6 (1.92%) JBoss
13 6 (1.92%) ServiceNow
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago