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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 228 240 266
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 217 199 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.89% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 144 96
Median daily rate £350 £375 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £42.50 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
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
19066 18075 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.63% 80.81% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12626 13373
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 231
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £82.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +33 40 £400 +14.28% 8
Croydon -1 10 £323 -14.00%
Bromley -9 3 £525 +133.33%
Feltham +7 2 £317 -14.32%
Canary Wharf +2 2 £293 -35.00%
Northwood 0 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £250 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £460 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 219 (56.44%) ITIL
2 121 (31.19%) Incident Management
3 119 (30.67%) Windows
4 117 (30.15%) Finance
5 97 (25.00%) Service Management
5 97 (25.00%) Change Management
6 86 (22.16%) Microsoft
7 79 (20.36%) SLA
8 77 (19.85%) Active Directory
9 76 (19.59%) SQL
10 73 (18.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 63 (16.24%) Service Delivery
12 55 (14.18%) VMware
13 53 (13.66%) Security Cleared
14 51 (13.14%) ITSM
15 50 (12.89%) Unix
15 50 (12.89%) Windows Server
16 49 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (12.63%) Oracle
16 49 (12.63%) Project Management
17 48 (12.37%) SQL Server
18 46 (11.86%) MS Office
19 45 (11.60%) Cisco
20 44 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
21 43 (11.08%) MS Excel
22 42 (10.82%) Banking
23 41 (10.57%) Degree
23 41 (10.57%) Linux
24 39 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
24 39 (10.05%) SC Cleared

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 34 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.87%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.09%) Apache
6 10 (2.58%) IIS
7 9 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.06%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.03%) CMS
10 4 (1.03%) Confluence
10 4 (1.03%) Documentum
10 4 (1.03%) JBoss
10 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (11.86%) MS Office
2 43 (11.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.29%) MS Project
5 4 (1.03%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.80%) RMDS
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.84%) Office 365
1 11 (2.84%) SaaS
2 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.99%) DNS
2 24 (6.19%) DHCP
3 23 (5.93%) Firewall
4 20 (5.15%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.64%) NAS
6 17 (4.38%) LAN
7 15 (3.87%) WAN
8 13 (3.35%) SAN
8 13 (3.35%) Wireless
9 11 (2.84%) SSL
10 10 (2.58%) BGP
11 9 (2.32%) Internet
12 8 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.06%) Kerberos
12 8 (2.06%) LDAP
12 8 (2.06%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.80%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.80%) Intranet
13 7 (1.80%) OSPF
13 7 (1.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.84%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 7 (1.80%) Big Data
5 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.29%) HBase
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.03%) MS Access
7 4 (1.03%) MySQL
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.90%) JIRA
2 7 (1.80%) Subversion
3 6 (1.55%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.29%) Maven
5 3 (0.77%) Ant
6 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.52%) Hudson
6 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.26%) JUnit
7 1 (0.26%) Mockito
7 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 117 (30.15%) Finance
2 42 (10.82%) Banking
3 19 (4.90%) Front Office
4 14 (3.61%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.61%) Retail
5 12 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.32%) Legal
8 7 (1.80%) Billing
9 6 (1.55%) Back Office
10 5 (1.29%) Advertising
10 5 (1.29%) Law
11 4 (1.03%) Electronics
12 3 (0.77%) Publishing
13 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.52%) Marketing
13 2 (0.52%) Military
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (19.59%) Analyst
2 52 (13.40%) Service Manager
3 38 (9.79%) Applications Support
4 34 (8.76%) Service Analyst
5 30 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.70%) Administrator
7 24 (6.19%) Incident Manager
8 23 (5.93%) Consultant
9 20 (5.15%) ITIL Manager
10 18 (4.64%) Developer
11 17 (4.38%) Service Desk Manager
12 16 (4.12%) Applications Engineer
12 16 (4.12%) IT Manager
12 16 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (3.87%) Problem Manager
13 15 (3.87%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.61%) Change Manager
14 14 (3.61%) ITIL Expert
15 12 (3.09%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.61%) J2EE
2 10 (2.58%) .NET
2 10 (2.58%) Web Services
3 8 (2.06%) jQuery
3 8 (2.06%) Spring
4 7 (1.80%) Middleware
5 6 (1.55%) XML
6 5 (1.29%) CSS
6 5 (1.29%) RESTful
7 4 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.77%) HTML
8 3 (0.77%) Kafka
8 3 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.52%) Ajax
9 2 (0.52%) LAMP
9 2 (0.52%) Lucene
9 2 (0.52%) SOAP
9 2 (0.52%) WDK
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.87%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.84%) CMDB
6 10 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.06%) Statistics
8 7 (1.80%) Clustering
8 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.55%) Equities
9 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.29%) Replication
10 5 (1.29%) User Experience
11 4 (1.03%) BBC
11 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 119 (30.67%) Windows
2 50 (12.89%) Unix
2 50 (12.89%) Windows Server
3 41 (10.57%) Linux
4 30 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.93%) Windows 7
5 23 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (4.64%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.87%) Mac OS X
9 14 (3.61%) Solaris
10 12 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.32%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.06%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.29%) AIX
13 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.03%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.77%) Android
15 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (56.44%) ITIL
2 121 (31.19%) Incident Management
3 97 (25.00%) Change Management
3 97 (25.00%) Service Management
4 73 (18.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 63 (16.24%) Service Delivery
6 51 (13.14%) ITSM
7 49 (12.63%) Project Management
8 33 (8.51%) ITIL V3
9 32 (8.25%) Change Control
9 32 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (7.99%) Configuration Management
11 28 (7.22%) Asset Management
12 27 (6.96%) Release Management
13 26 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (6.44%) Risk Management
15 23 (5.93%) Business Continuity
15 23 (5.93%) Process Improvement
16 22 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (5.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.59%) SQL
2 32 (8.25%) Java
3 18 (4.64%) C#
3 18 (4.64%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.87%) Perl
4 15 (3.87%) Shell Script
4 15 (3.87%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.32%) Python
6 9 (2.32%) VBA
7 8 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.55%) C
8 6 (1.55%) VB
9 4 (1.03%) C++
10 3 (0.77%) Groovy
11 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.26%) DCL
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (13.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (10.57%) Degree
4 39 (10.05%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.58%) CCIE
8 9 (2.32%) CCNP
9 8 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.29%) CISM
12 5 (1.29%) CISSP
13 4 (1.03%) MCP
13 4 (1.03%) MCSA
13 4 (1.03%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.77%) MCITP
14 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (20.36%) SLA
2 6 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.84%) vSphere
4 9 (2.32%) XenApp
5 8 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.80%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.55%) KVM
7 6 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.29%) StorNext
8 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.29%) Xsan
9 4 (1.03%) NFS
9 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.03%) vCloud
10 3 (0.77%) HDFS
10 3 (0.77%) Squid
10 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (6.70%) SCCM
2 17 (4.38%) Backup Exec
3 16 (4.12%) SCOM
4 10 (2.58%) Control-M
4 10 (2.58%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.06%) Nagios
5 8 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.03%) Casper Suite
7 4 (1.03%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (1.03%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.77%) Dollar Universe
9 2 (0.52%) Ambari
9 2 (0.52%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.52%) Oozie
10 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.26%) Simpana
10 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 86 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.18%) VMware
3 49 (12.63%) Oracle
4 45 (11.60%) Cisco
5 36 (9.28%) Citrix
6 21 (5.41%) Remedy
7 20 (5.15%) Reuters
8 19 (4.90%) Bloomberg
9 17 (4.38%) F5
10 16 (4.12%) BMC
10 16 (4.12%) Veritas
11 13 (3.35%) HP
12 12 (3.09%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.84%) Charles River
13 11 (2.84%) NetApp
13 11 (2.84%) Sybase
14 10 (2.58%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.32%) LANDesk
15 9 (2.32%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.32%) SAP
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