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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 280 260 283
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 150 176 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.93% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 126 79
Median daily rate £420 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.88 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% +32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.75 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £22.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +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
18252 18961 18637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 81.15% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13341 13468 13184
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 244 230
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +23 26 £488 +39.28% 7
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 214 (59.94%) ITIL
2 117 (32.77%) Windows
2 117 (32.77%) Finance
2 117 (32.77%) Incident Management
3 103 (28.85%) Service Management
4 93 (26.05%) Change Management
5 82 (22.97%) Microsoft
6 78 (21.85%) SQL
7 76 (21.29%) Active Directory
8 70 (19.61%) SLA
9 65 (18.21%) Service Delivery
10 62 (17.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 59 (16.53%) Project Management
12 53 (14.85%) Unix
13 52 (14.57%) Oracle
14 51 (14.29%) VMware
15 49 (13.73%) ITSM
16 47 (13.17%) MS Office
16 47 (13.17%) Linux
17 45 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (12.61%) Banking
17 45 (12.61%) Windows Server
18 43 (12.04%) ITIL V3
18 43 (12.04%) Cisco
19 42 (11.76%) SQL Server
20 41 (11.48%) MS Excel
21 39 (10.92%) Degree
21 39 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (10.08%) Configuration Management

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.64%) IIS
3 12 (3.36%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.24%) Apache
5 8 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.24%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.40%) CMS
8 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) Site Server
Applications
1 47 (13.17%) MS Office
2 41 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.40%) MS Project
5 4 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.96%) RMDS
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Endur
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.36%) SaaS
2 11 (3.08%) Office 365
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.44%) Firewall
2 22 (6.16%) DNS
3 20 (5.60%) LAN
4 18 (5.04%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.48%) DHCP
5 16 (4.48%) NAS
5 16 (4.48%) WAN
6 14 (3.92%) LDAP
6 14 (3.92%) SAN
6 14 (3.92%) Wireless
7 10 (2.80%) HTTP
7 10 (2.80%) Internet
7 10 (2.80%) SSL
8 9 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (2.52%) VPN
9 8 (2.24%) Intranet
10 7 (1.96%) BGP
10 7 (1.96%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.96%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.36%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.24%) Big Data
3 8 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.96%) Apache Hive
5 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.40%) HBase
6 5 (1.40%) MySQL
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.12%) MS Access
7 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 13 (3.64%) JIRA
2 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Hudson
3 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.28%) JUnit
4 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 117 (32.77%) Finance
2 45 (12.61%) Banking
3 19 (5.32%) Financial Institution
4 18 (5.04%) Front Office
5 14 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.36%) Legal
7 10 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.24%) Law
8 8 (2.24%) Retail
9 7 (1.96%) Back Office
10 5 (1.40%) Advertising
10 5 (1.40%) Billing
11 3 (0.84%) French Language
11 3 (0.84%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (22.69%) Analyst
2 48 (13.45%) Service Manager
3 40 (11.20%) Applications Support
3 40 (11.20%) Service Analyst
4 36 (10.08%) Support Analyst
5 24 (6.72%) Consultant
6 23 (6.44%) Incident Manager
6 23 (6.44%) ITIL Manager
7 20 (5.60%) Administrator
7 20 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
10 14 (3.92%) ITIL Expert
11 12 (3.36%) ITIL Consultant
11 12 (3.36%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
11 12 (3.36%) Problem Manager
11 12 (3.36%) Service Management Consultant
11 12 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.36%) J2EE
2 11 (3.08%) CSS
3 9 (2.52%) Ajax
3 9 (2.52%) HTML
3 9 (2.52%) Middleware
3 9 (2.52%) XML
4 8 (2.24%) Web Services
5 7 (1.96%) jQuery
5 7 (1.96%) Spring
6 4 (1.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.84%) JSON
7 3 (0.84%) Kafka
7 3 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (0.84%) Murex MxML
7 3 (0.84%) SOAP
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.56%) .NET
8 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.56%) LAMP
8 2 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.04%) Hedge funds
4 16 (4.48%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.08%) CMDB
5 11 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.24%) Clustering
7 8 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.24%) Statistics
7 8 (2.24%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.68%) Equities
10 5 (1.40%) Fintech
10 5 (1.40%) PKI
10 5 (1.40%) Replication
11 4 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.77%) Windows
2 53 (14.85%) Unix
3 47 (13.17%) Linux
4 45 (12.61%) Windows Server
5 27 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.72%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.20%) Mac OS X
7 15 (4.20%) Windows 8
7 15 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.20%) Windows XP
8 13 (3.64%) Solaris
9 10 (2.80%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.96%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.68%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.40%) AIX
14 3 (0.84%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (59.94%) ITIL
2 117 (32.77%) Incident Management
3 103 (28.85%) Service Management
4 93 (26.05%) Change Management
5 65 (18.21%) Service Delivery
6 62 (17.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 59 (16.53%) Project Management
8 49 (13.73%) ITSM
9 43 (12.04%) ITIL V3
10 36 (10.08%) Configuration Management
11 33 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (8.96%) Change Control
12 32 (8.96%) Release Management
13 25 (7.00%) Asset Management
14 23 (6.44%) Risk Management
15 21 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (5.60%) Business Continuity
16 20 (5.60%) SDLC
17 19 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.85%) SQL
2 26 (7.28%) Java
3 22 (6.16%) Perl
4 21 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 16 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.20%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.80%) C#
8 9 (2.52%) Python
8 9 (2.52%) VBA
9 8 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.40%) C
10 5 (1.40%) VB
11 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.84%) Groovy
13 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.56%) C++
13 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) DCL
14 1 (0.28%) Korn
14 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
2 39 (10.92%) Degree
3 28 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.60%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.80%) CCNP
7 10 (2.80%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.96%) PMP
9 6 (1.68%) CCIE
9 6 (1.68%) CCNA
9 6 (1.68%) CISSP
10 5 (1.40%) CISM
10 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.40%) MCP
10 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.12%) MCSA
12 3 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (19.61%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) COBIT
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.20%) vSphere
4 8 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.24%) XenApp
5 7 (1.96%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.68%) KVM
6 6 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.40%) StorNext
7 5 (1.40%) Xsan
8 4 (1.12%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.84%) HDFS
9 3 (0.84%) Squid
9 3 (0.84%) vCloud
9 3 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.12%) SCCM
2 13 (3.64%) SCOM
3 11 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.24%) Nagios
5 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.68%) Control-M
7 5 (1.40%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.84%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.84%) Dollar Universe
9 3 (0.84%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.56%) Ambari
10 2 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 82 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.57%) Oracle
3 51 (14.29%) VMware
4 43 (12.04%) Cisco
5 35 (9.80%) Citrix
6 21 (5.88%) Remedy
7 20 (5.60%) Reuters
8 18 (5.04%) Bloomberg
9 16 (4.48%) HP
10 14 (3.92%) ServiceNow
11 13 (3.64%) BMC
12 12 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 12 (3.36%) F5
12 12 (3.36%) LANDesk
12 12 (3.36%) Sybase
13 11 (3.08%) Charles River
13 11 (3.08%) Veritas
14 9 (2.52%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.24%) FactSet
15 8 (2.24%) Lotus
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