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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 267 276 224
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -52
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 160 150 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.81% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 83 128
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£368 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.88 £23.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +1.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £18.30 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £23.90 £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 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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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 -10 47 £390 +2.63% 25
Bromley -3 2 £225 -
Docklands, London -5 2 £378 -
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Uxbridge - 1 £425 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £160 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 197 (54.12%) ITIL
2 126 (34.62%) Windows
3 105 (28.85%) Finance
4 87 (23.90%) Service Management
5 84 (23.08%) Oracle
6 81 (22.25%) Incident Management
7 70 (19.23%) Linux
8 68 (18.68%) SQL
9 67 (18.41%) Microsoft
9 67 (18.41%) Change Management
10 62 (17.03%) Active Directory
11 61 (16.76%) UNIX
12 56 (15.38%) Firewall
13 53 (14.56%) Java
14 51 (14.01%) SQL Server
15 50 (13.74%) ITSM
16 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery
17 45 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (12.36%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (12.09%) Release Management
19 42 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (11.26%) IIS
21 40 (10.99%) Cisco
22 39 (10.71%) Business Continuity
22 39 (10.71%) Banking
23 38 (10.44%) Citrix
23 38 (10.44%) .NET
23 38 (10.44%) Project Management
24 36 (9.89%) MS Office
24 36 (9.89%) VMware

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (11.26%) IIS
2 35 (9.62%) Apache
3 34 (9.34%) MS Exchange
4 24 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.67%) WebLogic
7 16 (4.40%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.30%) SAS
9 11 (3.02%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.37%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.37%) Lync
13 4 (1.10%) JBoss
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.82%) CMS
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (9.89%) MS Office
2 28 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (3.02%) RMDS
3 4 (1.10%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.82%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) Agresso
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.38%) Firewall
2 32 (8.79%) BIG-IP
3 30 (8.24%) LAN
4 29 (7.97%) WAN
5 26 (7.14%) MPLS
6 24 (6.59%) DSL
7 14 (3.85%) SAN
8 12 (3.30%) DNS
9 11 (3.02%) Internet
10 10 (2.75%) SSL
10 10 (2.75%) BGP
11 9 (2.47%) TCP/IP
11 9 (2.47%) VPN
12 7 (1.92%) Multicast
13 6 (1.65%) DHCP
13 6 (1.65%) HTTP
13 6 (1.65%) OSPF
14 5 (1.37%) EIGRP
14 5 (1.37%) IPsec
14 5 (1.37%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.65%) MySQL
5 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.55%) DTS
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.22%) Maven
2 18 (4.95%) Ant
3 17 (4.67%) JIRA
3 17 (4.67%) TeamCity
3 17 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.67%) Subversion
4 16 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.12%) MSBuild
5 15 (4.12%) Gradle
5 15 (4.12%) Mercurial
6 10 (2.75%) JMeter
7 8 (2.20%) Introscope
7 8 (2.20%) CA Gen
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.82%) Mockito
8 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 105 (28.85%) Finance
2 39 (10.71%) Banking
3 19 (5.22%) Legal
4 14 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.57%) Front Office
6 12 (3.30%) Law
7 9 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.37%) Back Office
8 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.82%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (23.08%) Analyst
2 34 (9.34%) Incident Manager
3 29 (7.97%) Applications Support
4 26 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 25 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (6.87%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.32%) Developer
7 22 (6.04%) Support Engineer
8 21 (5.77%) Problem Manager
9 20 (5.49%) Operations Analyst
10 18 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.95%) Service Analyst
11 14 (3.85%) Administrator
11 14 (3.85%) Incident & Problem Manager
12 13 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (3.57%) Consultant
12 13 (3.57%) Major Incident Manager
13 11 (3.02%) SAS Developer
13 11 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (2.47%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.44%) .NET
2 23 (6.32%) Middleware
3 20 (5.49%) Rendezvous
4 15 (4.12%) Django
5 14 (3.85%) J2EE
5 14 (3.85%) Web Services
6 9 (2.47%) HTML
7 8 (2.20%) Java EE
8 5 (1.37%) CSS
9 4 (1.10%) XSLT
9 4 (1.10%) Spring
9 4 (1.10%) jQuery
10 3 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.82%) XML
10 3 (0.82%) HTML5
11 2 (0.55%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.55%) Ehcache
11 2 (0.55%) RESTful
11 2 (0.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.42%) Blackberry
3 24 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.32%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.95%) Fixed Income
6 16 (4.40%) Statistics
7 14 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.30%) Fat Client
8 12 (3.30%) Thin Client
9 8 (2.20%) Equities
10 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.65%) CMDB
12 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.10%) NHS
13 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.10%) User Experience
13 4 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.82%) E-Learning
14 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 126 (34.62%) Windows
2 70 (19.23%) Linux
3 61 (16.76%) UNIX
4 42 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.89%) Windows 7
6 34 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.75%) AIX
10 9 (2.47%) Solaris
11 6 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.65%) CentOS
12 4 (1.10%) HPUX
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (54.12%) ITIL
2 87 (23.90%) Service Management
3 81 (22.25%) Incident Management
4 67 (18.41%) Change Management
5 50 (13.74%) ITSM
6 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery
7 45 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (12.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 44 (12.09%) Release Management
9 39 (10.71%) Business Continuity
10 38 (10.44%) Project Management
11 36 (9.89%) Capacity Management
12 35 (9.62%) Performance Management
13 28 (7.69%) BCP
14 27 (7.42%) Business Continuity Planning
15 26 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (7.14%) Load Balancing
16 23 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (6.32%) Change Control
17 21 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.68%) SQL
2 53 (14.56%) Java
3 23 (6.32%) Python
4 20 (5.49%) Perl
5 17 (4.67%) C++
5 17 (4.67%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 13 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.75%) C#
9 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.65%) VB
11 3 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.55%) VBScript
12 2 (0.55%) AWK
13 1 (0.27%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) Korn
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
13 1 (0.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.52%) Degree
2 20 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.02%) MCSE
6 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.92%) CCNP
8 6 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (1.10%) MCSA
9 4 (1.10%) CCIE
10 2 (0.55%) CISSP
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.55%) MCITP
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.55%) PMP
10 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.14%) SLA
2 8 (2.20%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) BS7799
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (17.03%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.32%) NLBS
4 16 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.30%) Xen
6 10 (2.75%) XenApp
7 7 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.55%) Firmware
10 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.55%) vSphere
10 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.55%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) RHEV
11 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 23 (6.32%) BladeLogic
2 23 (6.32%) WSUS
3 11 (3.02%) SCCM
3 11 (3.02%) Control-M
4 7 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.37%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.10%) Puppet
8 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.82%) SCOM
9 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.55%) OpenView
9 2 (0.55%) Nagios
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 84 (23.08%) Oracle
2 67 (18.41%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.99%) Cisco
4 38 (10.44%) Citrix
5 36 (9.89%) VMware
6 33 (9.07%) Remedy
7 30 (8.24%) Red Hat
8 28 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 21 (5.77%) Splunk
10 20 (5.49%) TIBCO
11 19 (5.22%) ServiceNow
12 18 (4.95%) F5
12 18 (4.95%) HP
13 13 (3.57%) BMC
14 11 (3.02%) IBM
14 11 (3.02%) webMethods
14 11 (3.02%) Veritas
15 10 (2.75%) Sun
15 10 (2.75%) SAP
15 10 (2.75%) Pega
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £395 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £460 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago