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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 221 252 212
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -40
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 199 167 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.72% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.92% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 96 132
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£375 £382 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -10.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £244 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 £24.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.60 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.80 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+74.88% -2.45%
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
17516 18221 16711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12265 12963 11608
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 230 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 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
City of London +18 43 £350 -9.67% 14
Bromley - 3 £225 -
Croydon - 3 £375 - 1
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Brentford - 2 £360 -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Canary Wharf -5 1 £450 +24.13%
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Northwood - 1 £160 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 192 (52.32%) ITIL
2 114 (31.06%) Windows
3 95 (25.89%) Finance
4 94 (25.61%) Service Management
5 84 (22.89%) Incident Management
6 82 (22.34%) Oracle
7 74 (20.16%) SQL
8 72 (19.62%) Change Management
9 62 (16.89%) Linux
10 59 (16.08%) Release Management
11 57 (15.53%) Project Management
12 56 (15.26%) Microsoft
13 55 (14.99%) UNIX
14 52 (14.17%) Java
14 52 (14.17%) SQL Server
15 47 (12.81%) Active Directory
16 42 (11.44%) Banking
17 40 (10.90%) VMware
17 40 (10.90%) Service Delivery
17 40 (10.90%) ITSM
18 39 (10.63%) Firewall
19 37 (10.08%) Capacity Management
20 36 (9.81%) Apache
21 34 (9.26%) IIS
21 34 (9.26%) .NET
21 34 (9.26%) Citrix
21 34 (9.26%) Cisco
22 33 (8.99%) SLA
23 32 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
23 32 (8.72%) Analytical Skills

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 36 (9.81%) Apache
2 34 (9.26%) IIS
3 27 (7.36%) MS Exchange
4 20 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (4.36%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.81%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.72%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.45%) SAS
9 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.09%) Documentum
11 3 (0.82%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.82%) Captiva
11 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (7.90%) MS Office
2 28 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (3.00%) RMDS
3 7 (1.91%) thinkFolio
4 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.36%) ION MarketView
5 4 (1.09%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.54%) Maximo
6 2 (0.54%) Agresso
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.63%) Firewall
2 24 (6.54%) LAN
3 22 (5.99%) BIG-IP
3 22 (5.99%) WAN
4 18 (4.90%) SAN
5 14 (3.81%) Internet
5 14 (3.81%) MPLS
5 14 (3.81%) DSL
5 14 (3.81%) DNS
6 11 (3.00%) VPN
7 7 (1.91%) DHCP
7 7 (1.91%) HTTP
8 6 (1.63%) BGP
8 6 (1.63%) SSL
9 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.09%) Multicast
10 4 (1.09%) NAS
11 3 (0.82%) VoIP
11 3 (0.82%) Intranet
11 3 (0.82%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.72%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.18%) MySQL
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.09%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.09%) MS Access
6 3 (0.82%) DTS
6 3 (0.82%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (5.72%) JIRA
2 18 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.63%) Ant
3 17 (4.63%) Maven
4 16 (4.36%) Subversion
4 16 (4.36%) TeamCity
5 15 (4.09%) Mercurial
6 14 (3.81%) Gradle
6 14 (3.81%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.18%) Introscope
7 8 (2.18%) JMeter
8 7 (1.91%) CA Gen
9 6 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.82%) Toad
10 3 (0.82%) Mockito
11 2 (0.54%) Hudson
11 2 (0.54%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 95 (25.89%) Finance
2 42 (11.44%) Banking
3 19 (5.18%) Front Office
4 17 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.72%) Legal
7 9 (2.45%) Law
8 6 (1.63%) Back Office
9 5 (1.36%) Local Government
10 4 (1.09%) French Language
10 4 (1.09%) German Language
10 4 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.82%) Billing
11 3 (0.82%) Retail
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (24.25%) Analyst
2 29 (7.90%) Developer
2 29 (7.90%) Incident Manager
3 28 (7.63%) Service Manager
4 27 (7.36%) Support Analyst
4 27 (7.36%) Applications Support
4 27 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (6.27%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.99%) Problem Manager
7 20 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (3.81%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (3.81%) Consultant
10 13 (3.54%) Administrator
11 11 (3.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
11 11 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.00%) Applications Manager
12 10 (2.72%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.45%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.45%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.26%) .NET
2 19 (5.18%) Rendezvous
3 18 (4.90%) Middleware
4 17 (4.63%) J2EE
5 14 (3.81%) Django
6 8 (2.18%) Java EE
7 6 (1.63%) HTML
8 5 (1.36%) Web Services
9 4 (1.09%) CSS
10 3 (0.82%) Spring
10 3 (0.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.82%) jQuery
10 3 (0.82%) WebCenter
10 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.54%) Ehcache
11 2 (0.54%) HTML5
11 2 (0.54%) RESTful
11 2 (0.54%) Ajax
11 2 (0.54%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.81%) Fixed Income
3 22 (5.99%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.27%) Equities
6 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.45%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.45%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.45%) Statistics
8 8 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.91%) Derivative
10 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.36%) User Experience
12 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.09%) Clustering
13 3 (0.82%) iSeries
13 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 114 (31.06%) Windows
2 62 (16.89%) Linux
3 55 (14.99%) UNIX
4 32 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (8.17%) Windows 7
6 21 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.91%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.09%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.09%) Solaris
11 3 (0.82%) AIX
11 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.54%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (52.32%) ITIL
2 94 (25.61%) Service Management
3 84 (22.89%) Incident Management
4 72 (19.62%) Change Management
5 59 (16.08%) Release Management
6 57 (15.53%) Project Management
7 40 (10.90%) Service Delivery
7 40 (10.90%) ITSM
8 37 (10.08%) Capacity Management
9 31 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 31 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (6.27%) Performance Management
12 23 (6.27%) Load Balancing
13 22 (5.99%) Business Continuity
13 22 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (5.45%) Migration
15 19 (5.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.16%) SQL
2 52 (14.17%) Java
3 26 (7.08%) Python
4 20 (5.45%) Perl
5 19 (5.18%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.36%) C++
6 16 (4.36%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.45%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.18%) C#
10 6 (1.63%) VBA
11 5 (1.36%) VBScript
12 2 (0.54%) AWK
12 2 (0.54%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) C
13 1 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Tcl
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.09%) Degree
4 12 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.63%) MCITP
6 6 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.63%) RHCT
6 6 (1.63%) MCSE
7 5 (1.36%) MCP
7 5 (1.36%) CCNP
7 5 (1.36%) CCNA
7 5 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) MCSA
8 3 (0.82%) CISSP
8 3 (0.82%) ISEB
8 3 (0.82%) CBAP
8 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.54%) CEH
9 2 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.99%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) QA
3 4 (1.09%) COBIT
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.54%) NLBS
5 10 (2.72%) Xen
5 10 (2.72%) XenApp
6 7 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.63%) vSphere
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.82%) XenServer
9 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.27%) Firmware
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Samba
11 1 (0.27%) Squid
11 1 (0.27%) UAG
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (7.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (5.18%) BladeLogic
3 13 (3.54%) WSUS
4 12 (3.27%) Control-M
5 11 (3.00%) SCCM
6 6 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.36%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.36%) Nagios
7 5 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.82%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.54%) SCSM
9 2 (0.54%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.54%) Puppet
9 2 (0.54%) SCOM
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 82 (22.34%) Oracle
2 56 (15.26%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.90%) VMware
4 34 (9.26%) Citrix
4 34 (9.26%) Cisco
5 24 (6.54%) Remedy
5 24 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 21 (5.72%) HP
7 20 (5.45%) Splunk
8 19 (5.18%) TIBCO
9 16 (4.36%) Business Objects
10 15 (4.09%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.81%) Pega
12 13 (3.54%) ServiceNow
13 12 (3.27%) SAP
13 12 (3.27%) IBM
13 12 (3.27%) F5
14 11 (3.00%) webMethods
15 10 (2.72%) Dell
16 9 (2.45%) BEA
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £275 to £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago