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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 247 226 242
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 165 204 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.10% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 118 99
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.11%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 42 £381 +18.21% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £333 -
Croydon +3 1 £525 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 176 (49.86%) ITIL
2 122 (34.56%) Windows
3 97 (27.48%) Service Management
4 92 (26.06%) Incident Management
5 79 (22.38%) Microsoft
6 78 (22.10%) Change Management
7 72 (20.40%) Finance
8 57 (16.15%) Oracle
9 54 (15.30%) Active Directory
10 48 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (13.31%) MS Office
12 46 (13.03%) Linux
13 44 (12.46%) SQL
14 42 (11.90%) Cisco
15 41 (11.61%) UNIX
15 41 (11.61%) VMware
16 40 (11.33%) Service Delivery
16 40 (11.33%) Project Management
17 39 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (11.05%) SQL Server
17 39 (11.05%) Banking
18 36 (10.20%) SLA
19 35 (9.92%) Firewall
20 34 (9.63%) IIS
20 34 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (9.35%) HP
21 33 (9.35%) Release Management
22 32 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (9.07%) Windows 7
23 31 (8.78%) MS Excel

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (9.63%) IIS
2 27 (7.65%) Apache
3 24 (6.80%) MS Exchange
4 23 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.25%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.25%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (3.97%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.55%) JBoss
9 5 (1.42%) SAS
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.13%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.85%) Documentum
12 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (13.31%) MS Office
2 31 (8.78%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.97%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.42%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.57%) Agresso
4 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.57%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) Cordys
5 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.28%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.92%) Firewall
2 27 (7.65%) WAN
3 25 (7.08%) SAN
4 23 (6.52%) LAN
4 23 (6.52%) BIG-IP
5 15 (4.25%) DNS
6 13 (3.68%) MPLS
7 12 (3.40%) DSL
8 10 (2.83%) SSL
8 10 (2.83%) Intranet
8 10 (2.83%) Internet
8 10 (2.83%) LDAP
8 10 (2.83%) HTTP
9 8 (2.27%) VPN
10 7 (1.98%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.42%) DHCP
11 5 (1.42%) DMZ
11 5 (1.42%) BGP
11 5 (1.42%) NetScreen
12 4 (1.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.70%) DB2
4 6 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.70%) MySQL
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.13%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.13%) MS Access
6 4 (1.13%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.57%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.13%) MSI
3 3 (0.85%) Ant
3 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.85%) Maven
3 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.57%) Subversion
4 2 (0.57%) Hudson
4 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.57%) Toad
5 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.28%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.28%) Mockito
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (20.40%) Finance
2 39 (11.05%) Banking
3 27 (7.65%) Front Office
4 26 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.67%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.68%) Retail
7 8 (2.27%) Legal
7 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.70%) Law
9 6 (1.70%) German Language
10 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.42%) French Language
10 5 (1.42%) Local Government
11 3 (0.85%) Back Office
12 2 (0.57%) Advertising
12 2 (0.57%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Marketing
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (32.86%) Analyst
2 41 (11.61%) Support Analyst
3 30 (8.50%) Developer
3 30 (8.50%) Service Analyst
4 29 (8.22%) Applications Support
5 26 (7.37%) Operations Analyst
6 16 (4.53%) Consultant
7 15 (4.25%) Support Engineer
8 14 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.12%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.12%) Service Management Analyst
11 10 (2.83%) Applications Manager
11 10 (2.83%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.83%) Administrator
11 10 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.55%) Architect
13 8 (2.27%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.08%) Middleware
2 18 (5.10%) .NET
3 11 (3.12%) Java EE
4 10 (2.83%) Web Services
5 9 (2.55%) J2EE
6 8 (2.27%) JMS
6 8 (2.27%) WCF
7 4 (1.13%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.13%) JDBC
8 3 (0.85%) XML
8 3 (0.85%) Spring
9 2 (0.57%) XMPP
9 2 (0.57%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.57%) Swing
9 2 (0.57%) J2SE
9 2 (0.57%) HTML
9 2 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.10%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.25%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.40%) Hedge funds
6 11 (3.12%) Equities
7 9 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.55%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.98%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.98%) Derivative
8 7 (1.98%) Clustering
9 6 (1.70%) PKI
9 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.42%) FMCG
10 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.42%) CMDB
10 5 (1.42%) Statistics
11 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 122 (34.56%) Windows
2 48 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (13.03%) Linux
4 41 (11.61%) UNIX
5 39 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (9.07%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.12%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.27%) Solaris
10 8 (2.27%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.98%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.85%) AIX
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
14 2 (0.57%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) VMS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (49.86%) ITIL
2 97 (27.48%) Service Management
3 92 (26.06%) Incident Management
4 78 (22.10%) Change Management
5 40 (11.33%) Project Management
5 40 (11.33%) Service Delivery
6 33 (9.35%) Release Management
7 31 (8.78%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.37%) ITSM
9 24 (6.80%) Performance Management
9 24 (6.80%) Capacity Management
10 22 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (5.67%) Change Control
13 17 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (4.82%) Business Continuity
14 16 (4.53%) Asset Management
15 15 (4.25%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.97%) Migration
16 14 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.46%) SQL
2 29 (8.22%) Java
3 25 (7.08%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.97%) Perl
4 14 (3.97%) Python
5 12 (3.40%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.83%) VB
6 10 (2.83%) C#
7 9 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.27%) Korn
9 7 (1.98%) VBA
9 7 (1.98%) Jython
9 7 (1.98%) C-shell
9 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.70%) VBScript
11 4 (1.13%) Scala
12 3 (0.85%) C++
13 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.57%) C
13 2 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.10%) Degree
3 17 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.12%) CCNP
6 11 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.55%) MCP
8 7 (1.98%) MCITP
8 7 (1.98%) RHCT
9 6 (1.70%) CCIE
10 5 (1.42%) CCDP
10 5 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.13%) CCNA
11 4 (1.13%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.85%) CCSA
12 3 (0.85%) CCSE
12 3 (0.85%) CCSP
12 3 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.20%) SLA
2 5 (1.42%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (15.30%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.95%) XenApp
4 14 (3.97%) vSphere
5 12 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.40%) NLBS
6 11 (3.12%) Xen
7 10 (2.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.70%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.42%) Firmware
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.57%) Squid
12 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.57%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.57%) UAG
13 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (5.38%) Control-M
2 16 (4.53%) Tivoli
2 16 (4.53%) SCCM
3 15 (4.25%) WSUS
4 12 (3.40%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.40%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.12%) BladeLogic
6 9 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.13%) Puppet
7 4 (1.13%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.85%) SCSM
8 3 (0.85%) SCOM
8 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 79 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.15%) Oracle
3 42 (11.90%) Cisco
4 41 (11.61%) VMware
5 33 (9.35%) HP
6 26 (7.37%) Citrix
7 25 (7.08%) IBM
8 24 (6.80%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.38%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.10%) Altiris
11 16 (4.53%) ServiceNow
12 14 (3.97%) EMC
12 14 (3.97%) SAP
13 13 (3.68%) Dell
13 13 (3.68%) NetApp
14 11 (3.12%) Juniper
14 11 (3.12%) F5
15 10 (2.83%) McAfee
15 10 (2.83%) BMC
15 10 (2.83%) Mercator
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