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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 246 231 257
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 172 213 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.84% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.09% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 134 96
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£350 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -31.40%
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
18791 19557 19479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.57% 77.01% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13104 13695 13102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 364
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +51 47 £325 -23.52% 10
Uxbridge -5 2 £153 -64.11% 2
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 165 (52.38%) ITIL
2 99 (31.43%) Incident Management
3 89 (28.25%) Windows
4 87 (27.62%) Service Management
5 82 (26.03%) Finance
6 69 (21.90%) Microsoft
7 58 (18.41%) Change Management
8 53 (16.83%) Service Delivery
8 53 (16.83%) Active Directory
9 48 (15.24%) MS Office
10 43 (13.65%) Oracle
11 40 (12.70%) Linux
11 40 (12.70%) Banking
12 38 (12.06%) Cisco
13 37 (11.75%) Firewall
14 36 (11.43%) UNIX
15 35 (11.11%) SQL
15 35 (11.11%) Release Management
15 35 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 33 (10.48%) Project Management
17 32 (10.16%) MS Excel
17 32 (10.16%) SLA
17 32 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (9.84%) SQL Server
19 27 (8.57%) HP
19 27 (8.57%) WAN
20 26 (8.25%) Financial Institution
20 26 (8.25%) Performance Management
20 26 (8.25%) Investment Banking
20 26 (8.25%) SC Cleared

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.98%) IIS
3 20 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 19 (6.03%) Apache
5 18 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (3.49%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.59%) Lync
11 5 (1.59%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.27%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.63%) Documentum
14 2 (0.63%) SAS
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (15.24%) MS Office
2 32 (10.16%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.76%) MS Project
5 13 (4.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.95%) Endur
2 3 (0.95%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Aligne
3 2 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.32%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) RMDS
4 1 (0.32%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.75%) Firewall
2 27 (8.57%) WAN
3 18 (5.71%) LAN
3 18 (5.71%) BIG-IP
4 11 (3.49%) LDAP
4 11 (3.49%) MPLS
4 11 (3.49%) Multicast
5 10 (3.17%) Intranet
5 10 (3.17%) SSL
5 10 (3.17%) DSL
6 9 (2.86%) NetScreen
6 9 (2.86%) SAN
6 9 (2.86%) HTTP
7 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.22%) DNS
8 5 (1.59%) Internet
8 5 (1.59%) VPN
9 4 (1.27%) Wireless
10 3 (0.95%) FTP
10 3 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.90%) DB2
3 6 (1.90%) DataStage
4 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.95%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.63%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.22%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Maven
2 3 (0.95%) Ant
2 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.95%) Toad
3 2 (0.63%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.63%) MSI
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Mockito
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 82 (26.03%) Finance
2 40 (12.70%) Banking
3 26 (8.25%) Investment Banking
3 26 (8.25%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.76%) Front Office
5 10 (3.17%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Law
7 5 (1.59%) Legal
7 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
8 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (30.79%) Analyst
2 33 (10.48%) Support Analyst
3 28 (8.89%) Service Analyst
4 25 (7.94%) Applications Support
5 19 (6.03%) Service Manager
5 19 (6.03%) Operations Analyst
6 16 (5.08%) Developer
7 14 (4.44%) Consultant
8 13 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.49%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (3.49%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.17%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.17%) Problem Manager
12 9 (2.86%) Problem Analyst
12 9 (2.86%) Architect
12 9 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.98%) Middleware
2 17 (5.40%) .NET
3 10 (3.17%) Java EE
4 8 (2.54%) JMS
4 8 (2.54%) WCF
5 7 (2.22%) Web Services
6 5 (1.59%) J2EE
6 5 (1.59%) jQuery
7 4 (1.27%) XML
7 4 (1.27%) JDBC
7 4 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.95%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.95%) HTML
8 3 (0.95%) Spring
9 2 (0.63%) XMPP
9 2 (0.63%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.63%) WPF
9 2 (0.63%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.63%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.81%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.54%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.54%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.54%) Statistics
5 7 (2.22%) Equities
6 6 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.90%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.59%) CMDB
7 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Replication
8 4 (1.27%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.27%) iPad
8 4 (1.27%) FMCG
9 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.25%) Windows
2 40 (12.70%) Linux
3 36 (11.43%) UNIX
4 32 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.62%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.54%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.90%) Solaris
10 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.63%) SUSE
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) CentOS
13 1 (0.32%) VMS
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (52.38%) ITIL
2 99 (31.43%) Incident Management
3 87 (27.62%) Service Management
4 58 (18.41%) Change Management
5 53 (16.83%) Service Delivery
6 35 (11.11%) Release Management
7 33 (10.48%) Project Management
8 26 (8.25%) Performance Management
9 25 (7.94%) ITSM
10 24 (7.62%) Capacity Management
11 22 (6.98%) Change Control
11 22 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (6.35%) Migration
13 19 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (5.71%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.76%) Business Continuity
15 15 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (4.13%) Knowledge Management
17 11 (3.49%) CRM
17 11 (3.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.11%) SQL
2 25 (7.94%) Java
3 19 (6.03%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.49%) VB
5 11 (3.49%) Perl
6 10 (3.17%) Python
6 10 (3.17%) C-shell
7 9 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.86%) C#
8 8 (2.54%) Korn
9 7 (2.22%) Jython
9 7 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.59%) C
11 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.27%) AWK
11 4 (1.27%) Scala
12 3 (0.95%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.62%) Degree
4 22 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.81%) JNCIS
7 12 (3.81%) CCNP
8 10 (3.17%) MCSE
9 7 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.27%) MCP
11 3 (0.95%) HNC
11 3 (0.95%) CCDP
11 3 (0.95%) CCA
11 3 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.95%) MCITP
12 2 (0.63%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.63%) MCDST
12 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.16%) SLA
2 5 (1.59%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) GCP
3 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) TickIT
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (16.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.17%) NLBS
3 10 (3.17%) XenApp
4 9 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (2.22%) Xen
6 4 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.95%) vSphere
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.32%) Squid
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.67%) Control-M
2 16 (5.08%) SCCM
3 11 (3.49%) NetBackup
4 10 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 10 (3.17%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.86%) BladeLogic
5 9 (2.86%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (2.22%) WSUS
7 4 (1.27%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.27%) Puppet
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.63%) MOM
8 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.32%) Foglight
9 1 (0.32%) DameWare
9 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.65%) Oracle
3 38 (12.06%) Cisco
4 27 (8.57%) HP
5 20 (6.35%) VMware
6 19 (6.03%) Citrix
7 18 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 16 (5.08%) IBM
9 14 (4.44%) Juniper
9 14 (4.44%) Blue Coat
10 13 (4.13%) F5
11 11 (3.49%) ProCurve
11 11 (3.49%) Altiris
11 11 (3.49%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.17%) Veritas
13 9 (2.86%) McAfee
14 8 (2.54%) JBoss
15 6 (1.90%) SAP
15 6 (1.90%) Avaya
15 6 (1.90%) ServiceNow
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