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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 234 246 230
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 179 174 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 109 100
Average daily rate £360 £425 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.45 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -13.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
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
17753 16891 17430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.55% 80.49% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12119 11940
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 195 241
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 28 £419 +11.66% 17
Croydon -2 13 £320 -14.66% 1
Ilford - 3 £375 -
Southwark - 3 £250 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £410 -6.28%
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Bromley -6 1 £525 +40.00% 1
Paddington - 1 £575 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 200 (52.49%) ITIL
2 113 (29.66%) Windows
3 112 (29.40%) Incident Management
4 111 (29.13%) Service Management
5 104 (27.30%) Change Management
6 94 (24.67%) Finance
7 91 (23.88%) SQL
8 73 (19.16%) Service Delivery
9 67 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
10 66 (17.32%) Microsoft
11 61 (16.01%) Active Directory
12 58 (15.22%) SLA
12 58 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 58 (15.22%) ITSM
13 57 (14.96%) Release Management
14 55 (14.44%) Project Management
15 54 (14.17%) Security Cleared
16 53 (13.91%) Linux
17 48 (12.60%) Oracle
18 46 (12.07%) Unix
19 45 (11.81%) Banking
20 44 (11.55%) MS Office
21 41 (10.76%) Firewall
22 39 (10.24%) VMware
23 38 (9.97%) SC Cleared
24 37 (9.71%) Capacity Management
25 36 (9.45%) Management Information System
25 36 (9.45%) Cisco
26 35 (9.19%) Degree
27 34 (8.92%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.89%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.10%) Apache
5 8 (2.10%) IIS
6 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.31%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.31%) Documentum
7 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.05%) Confluence
8 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.05%) JBoss
9 2 (0.52%) Captiva
9 2 (0.52%) CMS
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (11.55%) MS Office
2 32 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (5.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (4.72%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.31%) RMDS
3 5 (1.31%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.20%) Office 365
2 8 (2.10%) SaaS
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.76%) Firewall
2 32 (8.40%) DNS
3 27 (7.09%) DHCP
4 21 (5.51%) Multicast
5 20 (5.25%) LAN
6 17 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.41%) SSL
7 13 (3.41%) VPN
8 12 (3.15%) WAN
9 11 (2.89%) Kerberos
9 11 (2.89%) NAS
10 10 (2.62%) SAN
11 8 (2.10%) BGP
12 7 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.84%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.84%) LDAP
12 7 (1.84%) OSPF
12 7 (1.84%) Wireless
13 6 (1.57%) VLAN
13 6 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.84%) Big Data
5 7 (1.84%) DB2
5 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.57%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.05%) MS Access
9 3 (0.79%) IBM BigInsights
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.25%) JIRA
2 9 (2.36%) Subversion
3 6 (1.57%) Maven
3 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.05%) Ant
4 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.52%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.52%) Mockito
5 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) CA Gen
General
1 94 (24.67%) Finance
2 45 (11.81%) Banking
3 19 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.20%) Front Office
5 13 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.62%) Retail
7 9 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.36%) Legal
8 7 (1.84%) Law
9 5 (1.31%) Billing
10 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 4 (1.05%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (17.32%) Analyst
2 49 (12.86%) Service Manager
3 30 (7.87%) Support Analyst
4 28 (7.35%) Applications Support
5 27 (7.09%) Administrator
6 23 (6.04%) Consultant
7 19 (4.99%) DBA
7 19 (4.99%) Developer
7 19 (4.99%) Incident Manager
8 17 (4.46%) ITIL Manager
9 16 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.20%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.20%) Service Desk Manager
10 15 (3.94%) Network Engineer
11 13 (3.41%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.15%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (3.15%) Change Manager
12 12 (3.15%) Problem Manager
12 12 (3.15%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.20%) Rendezvous
2 13 (3.41%) Web Services
3 12 (3.15%) J2EE
4 11 (2.89%) .NET
5 8 (2.10%) jQuery
5 8 (2.10%) XML
6 6 (1.57%) RESTful
7 5 (1.31%) Kafka
7 5 (1.31%) Middleware
7 5 (1.31%) SOAP
8 4 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.05%) CSS
8 4 (1.05%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.05%) Spring
9 3 (0.79%) REST
10 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.52%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.52%) HTML5
10 2 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.94%) CMDB
5 13 (3.41%) User Experience
6 10 (2.62%) Equities
6 10 (2.62%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.10%) Clustering
9 7 (1.84%) Replication
10 6 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.57%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.31%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.05%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.05%) EPoS
13 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.66%) Windows
2 53 (13.91%) Linux
3 46 (12.07%) Unix
4 31 (8.14%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.10%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.10%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.31%) Solaris
11 5 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.05%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.52%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (52.49%) ITIL
2 112 (29.40%) Incident Management
3 111 (29.13%) Service Management
4 104 (27.30%) Change Management
5 73 (19.16%) Service Delivery
6 58 (15.22%) ITSM
7 57 (14.96%) Release Management
8 55 (14.44%) Project Management
9 37 (9.71%) Capacity Management
10 34 (8.92%) Configuration Management
11 33 (8.66%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (7.61%) Risk Management
14 22 (5.77%) ITIL V3
15 21 (5.51%) Electronic Trading
16 19 (4.99%) People Management
16 19 (4.99%) Performance Management
16 19 (4.99%) SDLC
17 18 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (4.72%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.88%) SQL
2 22 (5.77%) Java
3 19 (4.99%) C#
4 18 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.72%) Python
5 13 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.89%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.36%) Perl
8 8 (2.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.57%) C++
9 6 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.19%) Degree
4 34 (8.92%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.36%) CCIE
6 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.84%) CCNP
7 7 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.05%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.05%) MCITP
11 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.52%) CCNA
12 2 (0.52%) CISSP
12 2 (0.52%) MCSE
12 2 (0.52%) PMP
12 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.22%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.10%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.57%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.31%) HDFS
6 5 (1.31%) vSphere
6 5 (1.31%) XenApp
7 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.05%) NFS
7 4 (1.05%) Snort
7 4 (1.05%) vCloud
8 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.52%) Firmware
8 2 (0.52%) NDS
8 2 (0.52%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.52%) Xen
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (4.72%) ITRS Geneos
1 18 (4.72%) SCCM
2 14 (3.67%) SCOM
3 11 (2.89%) Control-M
4 10 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.10%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.57%) Casper Suite
8 5 (1.31%) Ambari
8 5 (1.31%) Oozie
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.31%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.05%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.79%) Nagios
10 3 (0.79%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.79%) Proventia
10 3 (0.79%) QRadar
11 2 (0.52%) WSUS
11 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 66 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.60%) Oracle
3 39 (10.24%) VMware
4 36 (9.45%) Cisco
5 26 (6.82%) Remedy
6 22 (5.77%) ION Trading
7 20 (5.25%) ServiceNow
7 20 (5.25%) Splunk
8 19 (4.99%) BMC
8 19 (4.99%) Citrix
9 16 (4.20%) TIBCO
10 14 (3.67%) F5
11 13 (3.41%) SAP
12 12 (3.15%) NetApp
12 12 (3.15%) Sybase
13 11 (2.89%) Juniper
14 10 (2.62%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.62%) Veritas
15 9 (2.36%) Dell
15 9 (2.36%) IBM
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Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
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