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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 263 270 234
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 158 166 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.88% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 91 129
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£370 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £21.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.95%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 45 £390 +20.00% 9
Canary Wharf - 2 £261 -
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Bromley -4 1 £225 - 1
Docklands, London -7 1 £435 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 190 (56.05%) ITIL
2 123 (36.28%) Windows
3 97 (28.61%) Service Management
3 97 (28.61%) Finance
4 82 (24.19%) Incident Management
5 72 (21.24%) Microsoft
6 70 (20.65%) Change Management
7 66 (19.47%) Active Directory
8 64 (18.88%) ITSM
9 56 (16.52%) Firewall
10 54 (15.93%) Oracle
11 50 (14.75%) Service Delivery
11 50 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (14.45%) SQL
13 48 (14.16%) Linux
13 48 (14.16%) UNIX
14 46 (13.57%) Cisco
15 45 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (13.27%) VMware
16 44 (12.98%) MS Office
16 44 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (12.39%) Root Cause Analysis
17 42 (12.39%) Citrix
18 40 (11.80%) SQL Server
18 40 (11.80%) Business Continuity
19 39 (11.50%) Windows 7
20 38 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (11.21%) Performance Management
20 38 (11.21%) LAN
21 37 (10.91%) Remedy

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.62%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.26%) IIS
3 26 (7.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (6.19%) Apache
5 13 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.24%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.65%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.36%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.77%) SAS
9 6 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.47%) Lync
11 4 (1.18%) JBoss
12 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.88%) CMS
12 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.59%) Moodle
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (12.98%) MS Office
2 26 (7.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.77%) MS Project
4 6 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.77%) RMDS
3 3 (0.88%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.59%) Agresso
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.52%) Firewall
2 38 (11.21%) LAN
3 32 (9.44%) WAN
4 29 (8.55%) BIG-IP
5 28 (8.26%) MPLS
6 24 (7.08%) DSL
7 22 (6.49%) SAN
8 16 (4.72%) DNS
9 14 (4.13%) Internet
10 13 (3.83%) SSL
11 12 (3.54%) VPN
12 10 (2.95%) BGP
12 10 (2.95%) TCP/IP
12 10 (2.95%) DHCP
13 7 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.77%) OSPF
15 5 (1.47%) EIGRP
15 5 (1.47%) IPsec
15 5 (1.47%) HSRP
16 4 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.31%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.36%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.47%) MySQL
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.29%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Subversion
1 13 (3.83%) Maven
1 13 (3.83%) JIRA
2 12 (3.54%) Ant
3 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.95%) MSBuild
4 10 (2.95%) Gradle
4 10 (2.95%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.47%) JMeter
6 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.18%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.88%) Introscope
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.59%) Mockito
8 2 (0.59%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 97 (28.61%) Finance
2 36 (10.62%) Banking
3 21 (6.19%) Legal
4 14 (4.13%) Law
4 14 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.95%) Front Office
6 9 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (22.12%) Analyst
2 39 (11.50%) Incident Manager
3 25 (7.37%) Applications Support
4 24 (7.08%) Service Manager
5 21 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 21 (6.19%) Operations Analyst
6 20 (5.90%) Problem Manager
7 18 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (5.01%) Consultant
9 16 (4.72%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.42%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.42%) Administrator
11 14 (4.13%) Developer
11 14 (4.13%) Major Incident Manager
11 14 (4.13%) Incident & Problem Manager
12 13 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.65%) IT Services Manager
15 8 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) .NET
2 14 (4.13%) Middleware
3 13 (3.83%) Web Services
4 11 (3.24%) Rendezvous
5 10 (2.95%) Django
6 8 (2.36%) J2EE
6 8 (2.36%) HTML
7 4 (1.18%) CSS
7 4 (1.18%) XSLT
8 3 (0.88%) XML
8 3 (0.88%) Spring
8 3 (0.88%) Java EE
8 3 (0.88%) jQuery
9 2 (0.59%) HTML5
9 2 (0.59%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.59%) Ajax
9 2 (0.59%) LAMP
9 2 (0.59%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.59%) XSD
9 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.26%) Blackberry
2 28 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.96%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.13%) Thin Client
4 14 (4.13%) Statistics
4 14 (4.13%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.54%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.24%) User Experience
7 10 (2.95%) CMDB
8 8 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.47%) NHS
10 5 (1.47%) Equities
11 4 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.88%) Replication
12 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 123 (36.28%) Windows
2 50 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (14.16%) UNIX
3 48 (14.16%) Linux
4 39 (11.50%) Windows 7
5 36 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.06%) Solaris
8 7 (2.06%) AIX
9 6 (1.77%) CentOS
10 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.18%) HPUX
12 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (56.05%) ITIL
2 97 (28.61%) Service Management
3 82 (24.19%) Incident Management
4 70 (20.65%) Change Management
5 64 (18.88%) ITSM
6 50 (14.75%) Service Delivery
7 45 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (12.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 40 (11.80%) Business Continuity
10 38 (11.21%) Performance Management
11 33 (9.73%) Project Management
12 30 (8.85%) BCP
13 28 (8.26%) Release Management
13 28 (8.26%) Business Continuity Planning
14 25 (7.37%) Capacity Management
15 20 (5.90%) Change Control
15 20 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (5.31%) Load Balancing
18 16 (4.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.45%) SQL
2 35 (10.32%) Java
3 18 (5.31%) Perl
4 13 (3.83%) Python
5 12 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.24%) C++
6 11 (3.24%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.24%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.36%) C#
8 8 (2.36%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.36%) VB
9 3 (0.88%) PHP
10 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
11 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Korn
11 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (8.26%) Degree
2 18 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.95%) MCSE
7 8 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.06%) CCNP
9 5 (1.47%) CCNA
10 4 (1.18%) PMP
10 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.18%) CCIE
11 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.59%) MCITP
12 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.59%) MCSA
13 1 (0.29%) MCP
13 1 (0.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.77%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.59%) BS7799
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) GxP
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.37%) NLBS
4 20 (5.90%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.13%) XenApp
5 14 (4.13%) Xen
6 9 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.18%) Snort
10 3 (0.88%) vSphere
10 3 (0.88%) XenServer
11 2 (0.59%) Firmware
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.59%) KVM
12 1 (0.29%) RHEV
12 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (7.37%) WSUS
2 14 (4.13%) SCCM
2 14 (4.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 13 (3.83%) BladeLogic
4 7 (2.06%) Control-M
5 6 (1.77%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.18%) Puppet
8 3 (0.88%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.88%) SCOM
8 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.59%) OpenView
9 2 (0.59%) Nagios
9 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 72 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.93%) Oracle
3 46 (13.57%) Cisco
4 45 (13.27%) VMware
5 42 (12.39%) Citrix
6 37 (10.91%) Remedy
7 33 (9.73%) CheckPoint
8 24 (7.08%) Red Hat
9 21 (6.19%) BMC
10 20 (5.90%) ServiceNow
11 15 (4.42%) F5
12 13 (3.83%) HP
13 11 (3.24%) TIBCO
13 11 (3.24%) Splunk
14 9 (2.65%) Dell
15 8 (2.36%) Juniper
15 8 (2.36%) Veritas
16 7 (2.06%) SAP
16 7 (2.06%) webMethods
16 7 (2.06%) IBM
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