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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 242 247 268
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 186 175 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.97% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 130 92
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £273 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -35.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.35 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £28.75 £47.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +28.88%
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
18252 17962 18258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.99% 81.00% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13340 12645 13088
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 229
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 34 £375 +7.14% 8
Croydon -6 5 £413 +157.81%
Feltham +6 2 £317 -14.32%
Canary Wharf +6 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Bromley -10 1 £225 - 1
Harrow - 1 £460 -
Northwood - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 216 (57.29%) ITIL
2 124 (32.89%) Windows
3 120 (31.83%) Finance
4 116 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 99 (26.26%) Service Management
6 94 (24.93%) Change Management
7 80 (21.22%) Microsoft
8 79 (20.95%) Active Directory
9 73 (19.36%) SQL
10 72 (19.10%) SLA
11 71 (18.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 64 (16.98%) Service Delivery
13 57 (15.12%) VMware
14 51 (13.53%) Project Management
14 51 (13.53%) Unix
14 51 (13.53%) Windows Server
15 50 (13.26%) Security Cleared
16 49 (13.00%) MS Office
16 49 (13.00%) ITSM
17 47 (12.47%) Oracle
17 47 (12.47%) ITIL Certification
17 47 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (11.94%) Banking
19 44 (11.67%) MS Excel
20 43 (11.41%) SQL Server
21 42 (11.14%) Linux
21 42 (11.14%) Cisco
22 41 (10.88%) Degree
22 41 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (9.55%) Citrix

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.71%) Skype for Business
2 14 (3.71%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.92%) Apache
3 11 (2.92%) IIS
3 11 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.12%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.06%) CMS
7 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.80%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 49 (13.00%) MS Office
2 44 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.33%) MS Project
5 4 (1.06%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.86%) RMDS
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.92%) Office 365
2 10 (2.65%) SaaS
3 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.96%) DNS
2 24 (6.37%) DHCP
3 23 (6.10%) Firewall
4 20 (5.31%) NAS
5 19 (5.04%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.51%) LAN
7 13 (3.45%) SAN
7 13 (3.45%) WAN
8 12 (3.18%) Wireless
9 10 (2.65%) BGP
9 10 (2.65%) Internet
9 10 (2.65%) LDAP
9 10 (2.65%) SSL
10 8 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.12%) Intranet
11 7 (1.86%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.86%) HTTP
11 7 (1.86%) OSPF
11 7 (1.86%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.92%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.86%) Apache Hive
4 7 (1.86%) Big Data
4 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.33%) HBase
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.06%) MS Access
7 4 (1.06%) MySQL
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.18%) JIRA
2 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.06%) Subversion
4 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.53%) Hudson
5 2 (0.53%) Maven
5 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Mockito
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (31.83%) Finance
2 45 (11.94%) Banking
3 19 (5.04%) Front Office
4 17 (4.51%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.92%) Legal
6 11 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.65%) Retail
8 7 (1.86%) Law
9 6 (1.59%) Back Office
10 5 (1.33%) Advertising
10 5 (1.33%) Billing
11 4 (1.06%) Electronics
12 3 (0.80%) Publishing
13 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.53%) Marketing
13 2 (0.53%) Military
14 1 (0.27%) French Language
14 1 (0.27%) German Language
14 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (20.69%) Analyst
2 49 (13.00%) Service Manager
3 38 (10.08%) Applications Support
4 35 (9.28%) Service Analyst
5 31 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 24 (6.37%) Administrator
6 24 (6.37%) Consultant
7 23 (6.10%) Incident Manager
7 23 (6.10%) ITIL Manager
8 18 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (4.24%) Applications Engineer
10 15 (3.98%) Problem Manager
11 14 (3.71%) Applications Support Analyst
11 14 (3.71%) Change Manager
11 14 (3.71%) Developer
11 14 (3.71%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.71%) ITIL Expert
11 14 (3.71%) Service Desk Manager
12 13 (3.45%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.18%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.92%) J2EE
2 9 (2.39%) Web Services
3 8 (2.12%) jQuery
3 8 (2.12%) Spring
4 7 (1.86%) CSS
4 7 (1.86%) Middleware
4 7 (1.86%) XML
5 5 (1.33%) HTML
6 4 (1.06%) .NET
6 4 (1.06%) Ajax
6 4 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.06%) RESTful
7 3 (0.80%) Kafka
7 3 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.53%) JSON
8 2 (0.53%) LAMP
8 2 (0.53%) Murex MxML
8 2 (0.53%) SOAP
8 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.77%) Hedge funds
5 16 (4.24%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.18%) CMDB
7 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.12%) Clustering
8 8 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.12%) Statistics
8 8 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.59%) Equities
10 6 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.59%) Replication
10 6 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.33%) Fintech
11 5 (1.33%) User Experience
12 4 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 124 (32.89%) Windows
2 51 (13.53%) Unix
2 51 (13.53%) Windows Server
3 42 (11.14%) Linux
4 30 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.37%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.24%) Mac OS X
8 16 (4.24%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.45%) Solaris
9 13 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.39%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.86%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.33%) AIX
13 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.80%) Android
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (57.29%) ITIL
2 116 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 99 (26.26%) Service Management
4 94 (24.93%) Change Management
5 71 (18.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 64 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 51 (13.53%) Project Management
8 49 (13.00%) ITSM
9 36 (9.55%) ITIL V3
10 32 (8.49%) Change Control
10 32 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (7.96%) Configuration Management
12 29 (7.69%) Release Management
13 28 (7.43%) Asset Management
14 25 (6.63%) Risk Management
15 23 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (5.04%) Business Continuity
18 18 (4.77%) Investment Management
19 17 (4.51%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.36%) SQL
2 29 (7.69%) Java
3 17 (4.51%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.24%) Perl
5 15 (3.98%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.45%) C#
7 12 (3.18%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.39%) Python
9 9 (2.39%) VBA
10 6 (1.59%) C
10 6 (1.59%) VB
11 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.80%) Groovy
13 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) DCL
14 1 (0.27%) Korn
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.47%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (10.88%) Degree
4 36 (9.55%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.65%) CCIE
8 9 (2.39%) CCNP
9 7 (1.86%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.59%) MCP
10 6 (1.59%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.33%) CISM
11 5 (1.33%) CISSP
11 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.06%) MCSA
13 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.80%) MCDST
13 3 (0.80%) PMP
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (19.10%) SLA
2 6 (1.59%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) COBIT
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (20.95%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.71%) vSphere
4 8 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.12%) XenApp
5 7 (1.86%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.59%) KVM
6 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.33%) StorNext
7 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.33%) Xsan
8 4 (1.06%) NFS
8 4 (1.06%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.06%) vCloud
9 3 (0.80%) HDFS
9 3 (0.80%) Squid
9 3 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 28 (7.43%) SCCM
2 17 (4.51%) SCOM
3 15 (3.98%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.39%) Control-M
4 9 (2.39%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.12%) Nagios
5 8 (2.12%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.06%) Casper Suite
7 4 (1.06%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (1.06%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.06%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.80%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.53%) Ambari
9 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.53%) Oozie
10 1 (0.27%) Simpana
10 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 80 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.12%) VMware
3 47 (12.47%) Oracle
4 42 (11.14%) Cisco
5 36 (9.55%) Citrix
6 20 (5.31%) Reuters
7 19 (5.04%) Bloomberg
7 19 (5.04%) Remedy
8 17 (4.51%) F5
9 15 (3.98%) BMC
9 15 (3.98%) Veritas
10 14 (3.71%) HP
10 14 (3.71%) ServiceNow
11 13 (3.45%) NetApp
12 11 (2.92%) Charles River
12 11 (2.92%) LANDesk
12 11 (2.92%) Sybase
13 10 (2.65%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.65%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.12%) Lotus
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