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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 236 247 214
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -33
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 175 151 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.67% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 92 129
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £36.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.37% +59.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £26.15 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £47.35 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +28.57%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +7 42 £350 -9.96% 26
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Uxbridge +3 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £160 - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 187 (52.09%) ITIL
2 105 (29.25%) Windows
2 105 (29.25%) Finance
3 95 (26.46%) Service Management
4 86 (23.96%) Incident Management
5 80 (22.28%) Oracle
6 72 (20.06%) Change Management
7 71 (19.78%) SQL
8 64 (17.83%) Linux
9 55 (15.32%) Release Management
10 54 (15.04%) UNIX
11 52 (14.48%) Java
12 51 (14.21%) Project Management
13 48 (13.37%) SQL Server
13 48 (13.37%) Microsoft
14 47 (13.09%) Active Directory
14 47 (13.09%) Service Delivery
15 40 (11.14%) Firewall
16 38 (10.58%) ITSM
16 38 (10.58%) Banking
17 37 (10.31%) Apache
18 36 (10.03%) VMware
19 35 (9.75%) Capacity Management
20 34 (9.47%) IIS
20 34 (9.47%) .NET
20 34 (9.47%) Citrix
21 33 (9.19%) Cisco
22 32 (8.91%) SLA
23 31 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
23 31 (8.64%) Analytical Skills

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (10.31%) Apache
2 34 (9.47%) IIS
3 25 (6.96%) MS Exchange
4 21 (5.85%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (4.18%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.62%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.51%) SAS
9 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.84%) Documentum
12 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (7.52%) MS Office
2 25 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (3.06%) RMDS
3 6 (1.67%) thinkFolio
4 5 (1.39%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.84%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.56%) Agresso
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.56%) Maximo
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Office 365
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.14%) Firewall
2 21 (5.85%) BIG-IP
2 21 (5.85%) LAN
3 19 (5.29%) WAN
4 16 (4.46%) SAN
5 14 (3.90%) DNS
6 13 (3.62%) Internet
6 13 (3.62%) MPLS
6 13 (3.62%) DSL
7 11 (3.06%) VPN
8 9 (2.51%) BGP
9 8 (2.23%) DHCP
10 7 (1.95%) Multicast
10 7 (1.95%) HTTP
11 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.67%) SSL
12 5 (1.39%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.39%) OSPF
13 4 (1.11%) VRRP
13 4 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.51%) MySQL
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.84%) MS Access
5 3 (0.84%) DTS
5 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.28%) HBase
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.13%) JIRA
2 19 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.01%) Ant
3 18 (5.01%) Maven
4 17 (4.74%) Subversion
4 17 (4.74%) TeamCity
5 16 (4.46%) Mercurial
6 15 (4.18%) MSBuild
6 15 (4.18%) Gradle
7 8 (2.23%) Introscope
7 8 (2.23%) JMeter
8 7 (1.95%) CA Gen
9 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.84%) Mockito
10 3 (0.84%) Toad
10 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 105 (29.25%) Finance
2 38 (10.58%) Banking
3 18 (5.01%) Front Office
4 16 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.23%) Legal
7 7 (1.95%) Law
8 6 (1.67%) Back Office
9 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.84%) Local Government
10 3 (0.84%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Marketing
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (23.40%) Analyst
2 32 (8.91%) Service Manager
3 31 (8.64%) Incident Manager
4 27 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (7.52%) Applications Support
5 26 (7.24%) Developer
6 25 (6.96%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.69%) Problem Manager
8 23 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.01%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (3.90%) Operations Analyst
12 13 (3.62%) Administrator
13 12 (3.34%) Incident & Problem Manager
14 10 (2.79%) Consultant
14 10 (2.79%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.51%) Major Incident Manager
15 9 (2.51%) Services Delivery Manager
15 9 (2.51%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.47%) .NET
2 20 (5.57%) Rendezvous
3 17 (4.74%) Middleware
4 15 (4.18%) Django
4 15 (4.18%) J2EE
5 8 (2.23%) Java EE
6 6 (1.67%) HTML
7 4 (1.11%) CSS
7 4 (1.11%) Web Services
8 3 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.84%) jQuery
8 3 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.84%) Spring
8 3 (0.84%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.56%) JMS
9 2 (0.56%) XSLT
9 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.56%) LAMP
9 2 (0.56%) Ajax
9 2 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.96%) Fixed Income
3 21 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.85%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.79%) Equities
6 9 (2.51%) Statistics
7 8 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.23%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.23%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.67%) Derivative
8 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.39%) User Experience
10 4 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.11%) Open Source
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.84%) iSeries
11 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (29.25%) Windows
2 64 (17.83%) Linux
3 54 (15.04%) UNIX
4 28 (7.80%) Windows 7
5 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.11%) Solaris
10 3 (0.84%) CentOS
10 3 (0.84%) AIX
10 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (52.09%) ITIL
2 95 (26.46%) Service Management
3 86 (23.96%) Incident Management
4 72 (20.06%) Change Management
5 55 (15.32%) Release Management
6 51 (14.21%) Project Management
7 47 (13.09%) Service Delivery
8 38 (10.58%) ITSM
9 35 (9.75%) Capacity Management
10 31 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (6.69%) Configuration Management
13 24 (6.69%) Load Balancing
14 22 (6.13%) Performance Management
15 21 (5.85%) Business Continuity
16 20 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (5.57%) Migration
16 20 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (5.01%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.78%) SQL
2 52 (14.48%) Java
3 26 (7.24%) Python
4 18 (5.01%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.74%) Perl
5 17 (4.74%) C++
5 17 (4.74%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.06%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.23%) C#
10 5 (1.39%) VBScript
11 4 (1.11%) VBA
12 2 (0.56%) VB
12 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.56%) PHP
12 2 (0.56%) AWK
13 1 (0.28%) Scala
13 1 (0.28%) C-shell
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
2 23 (6.41%) Degree
3 17 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.23%) MCSE
7 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.11%) CCIE
8 4 (1.11%) CCNP
8 4 (1.11%) CCNA
8 4 (1.11%) MCP
8 4 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.11%) MCITP
9 3 (0.84%) CBAP
9 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.84%) RHCT
9 3 (0.84%) MCSA
9 3 (0.84%) ISEB
9 3 (0.84%) CISSP
10 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.34%) NLBS
3 12 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.79%) XenApp
5 8 (2.23%) Xen
6 6 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.84%) XenServer
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.28%) UAG
10 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.28%) Squid
10 1 (0.28%) Samba
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.80%) ITRS Geneos
2 20 (5.57%) BladeLogic
3 12 (3.34%) Control-M
3 12 (3.34%) WSUS
4 9 (2.51%) SCCM
5 6 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.39%) Nagios
6 5 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.84%) Puppet
7 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.56%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.56%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (22.28%) Oracle
2 48 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.03%) VMware
4 34 (9.47%) Citrix
5 33 (9.19%) Cisco
6 24 (6.69%) Remedy
6 24 (6.69%) Red Hat
7 21 (5.85%) Splunk
8 20 (5.57%) TIBCO
9 17 (4.74%) HP
10 15 (4.18%) ServiceNow
11 14 (3.90%) F5
11 14 (3.90%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.62%) Business Objects
13 12 (3.34%) Pega
14 11 (3.06%) SAP
15 10 (2.79%) IBM
15 10 (2.79%) webMethods
16 9 (2.51%) Veritas
17 8 (2.23%) BEA
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London
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Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: Up to £345 per day
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
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City of London
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