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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / London
Rank 267 228 258
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +30
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 140 194 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.10% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 137 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £246 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £569 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.21% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £11.50 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £11.50 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 -21 16 £413 -8.33% 9
Croydon -11 7 £550 +74.05%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 £140 -
Harrow - 1 £250 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 168 (53.00%) ITIL
2 136 (42.90%) Windows
3 100 (31.55%) Finance
4 82 (25.87%) Service Management
5 77 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 76 (23.97%) Active Directory
7 75 (23.66%) Change Management
8 68 (21.45%) Incident Management
9 60 (18.93%) VMware
10 58 (18.30%) Service Delivery
10 58 (18.30%) SQL
11 56 (17.67%) Banking
12 52 (16.40%) Linux
13 50 (15.77%) MS Excel
14 48 (15.14%) Oracle
15 47 (14.83%) SLA
16 46 (14.51%) MS Office
17 45 (14.20%) Root Cause Analysis
17 45 (14.20%) Windows Server
18 44 (13.88%) Citrix
19 42 (13.25%) Security Cleared
20 41 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
21 40 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 40 (12.62%) Cisco
22 37 (11.67%) Windows 7
22 37 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (10.73%) ITIL V3
24 33 (10.41%) SQL Server
24 33 (10.41%) Unix
25 31 (9.78%) TCP/IP

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 28 (8.83%) IIS
2 19 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (5.05%) Apache
4 16 (5.05%) MS Exchange
5 15 (4.73%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.89%) JBoss
9 6 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.26%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.95%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.63%) Documentum
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.51%) MS Office
3 10 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) RMDS
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.21%) Office 365
3 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 28 (8.83%) DNS
3 24 (7.57%) VPN
3 24 (7.57%) WAN
4 23 (7.26%) Firewall
5 18 (5.68%) LAN
6 17 (5.36%) Wireless
7 16 (5.05%) DHCP
8 15 (4.73%) SAN
9 14 (4.42%) SSL
10 10 (3.15%) Internet
11 7 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.21%) VoIP
12 6 (1.89%) BGP
12 6 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.89%) Intranet
12 6 (1.89%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.89%) NAS
12 6 (1.89%) Network Security
12 6 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.21%) MySQL
2 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.95%) DB2
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.32%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.47%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (2.84%) Hudson
2 9 (2.84%) MSBuild
2 9 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.95%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Ant
4 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.63%) Introscope
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) JMeter
4 2 (0.63%) Maven
4 2 (0.63%) Mockito
5 1 (0.32%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (31.55%) Finance
2 56 (17.67%) Banking
3 16 (5.05%) Back Office
4 14 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.10%) Front Office
5 13 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.47%) Legal
7 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.21%) Law
9 4 (1.26%) German Language
10 3 (0.95%) Marketing
11 2 (0.63%) Games
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (21.14%) Analyst
2 30 (9.46%) Support Analyst
3 29 (9.15%) Service Analyst
4 24 (7.57%) Administrator
5 23 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (5.99%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 15 (4.73%) Technical Support
10 14 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (4.42%) Problem Manager
11 13 (4.10%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.10%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) DBA
12 12 (3.79%) Service Desk Support
12 12 (3.79%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) Developer
13 11 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.05%) Software Packaging
2 13 (4.10%) .NET
3 8 (2.52%) Web Services
4 7 (2.21%) Middleware
4 7 (2.21%) XML
5 6 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.89%) HTML
5 6 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (1.89%) J2EE
5 6 (1.89%) SOAP
6 4 (1.26%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.95%) CSS
7 3 (0.95%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.95%) HTML5
7 3 (0.95%) jQuery
7 3 (0.95%) Spring
7 3 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.63%) Ehcache
8 2 (0.63%) REST
8 2 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.68%) Blackberry
4 17 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.42%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.52%) CMDB
7 8 (2.52%) iSeries
8 7 (2.21%) Clustering
8 7 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.58%) NHS
9 5 (1.58%) PKI
9 5 (1.58%) Statistics
10 4 (1.26%) Equities
10 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.26%) SCADA
10 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (42.90%) Windows
2 52 (16.40%) Linux
3 45 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 37 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 33 (10.41%) Unix
6 25 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.62%) Windows 10
8 17 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.47%) Mac OS X
10 10 (3.15%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.63%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (53.00%) ITIL
2 82 (25.87%) Service Management
3 75 (23.66%) Change Management
4 68 (21.45%) Incident Management
5 58 (18.30%) Service Delivery
6 45 (14.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 41 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (10.73%) ITIL V3
9 31 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (9.78%) Configuration Management
10 27 (8.52%) ITSM
11 26 (8.20%) Migration
12 23 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.31%) Information Security
14 19 (5.99%) Business Continuity
14 19 (5.99%) Project Management
14 19 (5.99%) Release Management
15 17 (5.36%) Network Management
16 15 (4.73%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.30%) SQL
2 27 (8.52%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.36%) Java
4 7 (2.21%) Python
5 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.58%) Perl
7 4 (1.26%) VB
8 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.63%) C
9 2 (0.63%) C#
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.32%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) Jython
10 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) Tcl
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.46%) Degree
3 26 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.68%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.68%) MCSE
6 18 (5.68%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.73%) CCNA
8 12 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (3.47%) CCNP
10 9 (2.84%) HNC
10 9 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.21%) CCA
11 7 (2.21%) RHCE
12 6 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.58%) CCSA
13 5 (1.58%) MCP
14 4 (1.26%) CCDA
14 4 (1.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 76 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (5.99%) XenDesktop
5 15 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.73%) vSphere
6 13 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (3.15%) XenApp
8 9 (2.84%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (1.89%) Firmware
11 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.95%) NDS
13 2 (0.63%) KVM
14 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.32%) HDFS
14 1 (0.32%) UAG
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (8.20%) SCCM
2 12 (3.79%) Puppet
3 11 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (3.15%) NetBackup
4 10 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.84%) Ansible
6 7 (2.21%) SCOM
7 6 (1.89%) Dollar Universe
7 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (1.58%) vMotion
8 5 (1.58%) WMI
9 4 (1.26%) DameWare
10 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.32%) Ambari
11 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 77 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.93%) VMware
3 48 (15.14%) Oracle
4 44 (13.88%) Citrix
5 40 (12.62%) Cisco
6 19 (5.99%) HP
7 18 (5.68%) LANDesk
8 16 (5.05%) ServiceNow
9 15 (4.73%) Remedy
10 14 (4.42%) Dell
10 14 (4.42%) SAP
11 12 (3.79%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.79%) Sun
12 11 (3.47%) IBM
13 7 (2.21%) Avaya
13 7 (2.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.21%) Veritas
14 6 (1.89%) F5
14 6 (1.89%) NetApp
14 6 (1.89%) Nortel
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: Market
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
FDM Group
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