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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 247 225 247
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 172 203 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.83% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.06% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 124 115
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +12.50%
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
18536 19085 16992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.40% 77.63% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 13367 11650
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 237 292
Average hourly rate £21.56 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +3 37 £378 +16.15% 17
Uxbridge +4 5 £168 -44.16%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £328 - 3
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 170 (51.67%) ITIL
2 120 (36.47%) Windows
3 92 (27.96%) Incident Management
4 86 (26.14%) Service Management
5 79 (24.01%) Microsoft
6 69 (20.97%) Finance
7 61 (18.54%) Change Management
8 60 (18.24%) Active Directory
9 52 (15.81%) MS Office
10 48 (14.59%) Oracle
10 48 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (12.77%) Linux
11 42 (12.77%) Service Delivery
12 41 (12.46%) Banking
13 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (11.55%) SQL Server
14 38 (11.55%) Cisco
15 37 (11.25%) Firewall
16 36 (10.94%) VMware
17 35 (10.64%) SQL
17 35 (10.64%) UNIX
17 35 (10.64%) Windows 7
18 34 (10.33%) MS Excel
18 34 (10.33%) IIS
19 33 (10.03%) HP
20 32 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (9.12%) Project Management
21 30 (9.12%) Performance Management
21 30 (9.12%) Security Cleared
22 29 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (10.33%) IIS
2 25 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 24 (7.29%) Apache
4 22 (6.69%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (4.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 15 (4.56%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.95%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.74%) JBoss
10 5 (1.52%) SAS
11 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.22%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.91%) Documentum
12 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 52 (15.81%) MS Office
2 34 (10.33%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.56%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.91%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Agresso
3 2 (0.61%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.61%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.30%) Cordys
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.25%) Firewall
2 26 (7.90%) BIG-IP
2 26 (7.90%) WAN
3 23 (6.99%) LAN
4 18 (5.47%) SAN
5 16 (4.86%) MPLS
6 15 (4.56%) DSL
7 14 (4.26%) DNS
8 12 (3.65%) Intranet
9 10 (3.04%) LDAP
10 9 (2.74%) HTTP
10 9 (2.74%) SSL
11 7 (2.13%) VPN
12 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.82%) Internet
13 5 (1.52%) NetScreen
13 5 (1.52%) DMZ
13 5 (1.52%) DHCP
14 4 (1.22%) Wireless
14 4 (1.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.82%) DB2
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.22%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.22%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.61%) MySQL
8 2 (0.61%) MS Access
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.61%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) MSI
2 3 (0.91%) Maven
2 3 (0.91%) Ant
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.91%) JIRA
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.30%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.30%) Mockito
4 1 (0.30%) Hudson
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (20.97%) Finance
2 41 (12.46%) Banking
3 28 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.69%) Front Office
5 19 (5.78%) Financial Institution
6 14 (4.26%) Retail
7 8 (2.43%) Legal
7 8 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.82%) German Language
9 6 (1.82%) Law
10 5 (1.52%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.52%) French Language
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
12 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.61%) Back Office
12 2 (0.61%) Marketing
12 2 (0.61%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (33.43%) Analyst
2 40 (12.16%) Support Analyst
3 30 (9.12%) Applications Support
4 28 (8.51%) Operations Analyst
5 26 (7.90%) Service Analyst
5 26 (7.90%) Developer
6 15 (4.56%) Consultant
7 11 (3.34%) Network Engineer
7 11 (3.34%) Desktop Support
7 11 (3.34%) Architect
7 11 (3.34%) Support Engineer
7 11 (3.34%) Team Leader
8 10 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (3.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (3.04%) Service Management Analyst
9 9 (2.74%) Administrator
9 9 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.43%) Services Delivery Analyst
11 7 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.99%) Middleware
2 17 (5.17%) .NET
3 11 (3.34%) Java EE
4 10 (3.04%) Web Services
5 8 (2.43%) J2EE
5 8 (2.43%) JMS
5 8 (2.43%) WCF
6 4 (1.22%) JDBC
6 4 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.91%) XML
7 3 (0.91%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.91%) Spring
8 2 (0.61%) XMPP
8 2 (0.61%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.61%) Swing
8 2 (0.61%) J2SE
8 2 (0.61%) WPF
8 2 (0.61%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.29%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.65%) Thin Client
3 12 (3.65%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.65%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.34%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.74%) Equities
6 7 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.82%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.82%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.82%) Derivative
7 6 (1.82%) Statistics
8 5 (1.52%) Clustering
8 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.52%) FMCG
8 5 (1.52%) CMDB
9 4 (1.22%) PKI
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 120 (36.47%) Windows
2 48 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (12.77%) Linux
4 39 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (10.64%) UNIX
5 35 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 18 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.04%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.13%) Solaris
11 6 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.52%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.91%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) CentOS
14 2 (0.61%) SUSE
15 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (51.67%) ITIL
2 92 (27.96%) Incident Management
3 86 (26.14%) Service Management
4 61 (18.54%) Change Management
5 42 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 30 (9.12%) Project Management
6 30 (9.12%) Performance Management
7 26 (7.90%) Capacity Management
7 26 (7.90%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.90%) Release Management
8 23 (6.99%) ITSM
8 23 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.78%) Business Continuity
9 19 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (5.78%) Change Control
10 16 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.26%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.95%) Asset Management
14 12 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.64%) SQL
2 26 (7.90%) Java
3 24 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.65%) Perl
4 12 (3.65%) Python
5 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.04%) VB
7 9 (2.74%) C#
7 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.43%) C-shell
8 8 (2.43%) Korn
9 7 (2.13%) Jython
10 6 (1.82%) VBA
10 6 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.22%) VBScript
11 4 (1.22%) Scala
12 2 (0.61%) AWK
12 2 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.61%) XAML
12 2 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.78%) Degree
3 18 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.04%) CCNP
7 8 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.13%) MCP
8 7 (2.13%) MCSE
9 6 (1.82%) CCIE
9 6 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.52%) MCITP
10 5 (1.52%) CCDP
11 4 (1.22%) RHCT
11 4 (1.22%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.91%) CCSA
12 3 (0.91%) CCSE
12 3 (0.91%) CCSP
12 3 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.51%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (18.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.78%) XenApp
4 15 (4.56%) NLBS
5 13 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.95%) Xen
6 11 (3.34%) vSphere
7 10 (3.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.82%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.52%) Firmware
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) Squid
13 1 (0.30%) UAG
13 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (5.78%) Control-M
2 18 (5.47%) WSUS
3 16 (4.86%) SCCM
3 16 (4.86%) Tivoli
4 12 (3.65%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.65%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.34%) BladeLogic
6 9 (2.74%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.22%) Puppet
7 4 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.91%) SCOM
8 3 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.91%) SCSM
9 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.61%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (24.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.59%) Oracle
3 38 (11.55%) Cisco
4 36 (10.94%) VMware
5 33 (10.03%) HP
6 27 (8.21%) Citrix
7 22 (6.69%) CheckPoint
8 21 (6.38%) IBM
8 21 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 17 (5.17%) Altiris
10 16 (4.86%) ServiceNow
11 13 (3.95%) EMC
12 12 (3.65%) Dell
12 12 (3.65%) SAP
12 12 (3.65%) NetApp
13 10 (3.04%) Juniper
13 10 (3.04%) BMC
13 10 (3.04%) Veritas
13 10 (3.04%) F5
14 9 (2.74%) McAfee
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