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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 308 278 285
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 126 159 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.83% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 82
Median daily rate £450 £365 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £227 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £26.88 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.39% +14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £19.38 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £31.40 £23.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+45.94% +5.71%
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
18899 19269 19282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.37% 81.80% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13773 13493
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 233 235
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 +21 23 £575 +48.38% 7
Croydon - 4 £425 -
Feltham -4 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £295 - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 210 (60.52%) ITIL
2 121 (34.87%) Finance
3 120 (34.58%) Incident Management
4 108 (31.12%) Windows
5 102 (29.39%) Service Management
6 95 (27.38%) Change Management
7 81 (23.34%) Microsoft
8 69 (19.88%) Service Delivery
8 69 (19.88%) SLA
8 69 (19.88%) Active Directory
9 67 (19.31%) SQL
10 63 (18.16%) Project Management
10 63 (18.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 53 (15.27%) Unix
12 51 (14.70%) Oracle
13 50 (14.41%) VMware
14 47 (13.54%) ITIL V3
15 45 (12.97%) Banking
15 45 (12.97%) ITSM
16 42 (12.10%) Windows Server
17 41 (11.82%) Linux
18 38 (10.95%) MS Office
18 38 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
19 37 (10.66%) Cisco
19 37 (10.66%) MS Excel
20 35 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
20 35 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (9.80%) Configuration Management
21 34 (9.80%) Citrix

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 31 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.32%) IIS
3 11 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.31%) Apache
6 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.73%) CMS
7 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.73%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.44%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.86%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) GemFire
Applications
1 38 (10.95%) MS Office
2 37 (10.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.15%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) RMDS
2 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.46%) SaaS
2 6 (1.73%) Office 365
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.34%) Firewall
2 21 (6.05%) DNS
3 17 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.90%) WAN
4 15 (4.32%) LAN
4 15 (4.32%) SAN
5 13 (3.75%) DHCP
5 13 (3.75%) LDAP
6 12 (3.46%) HTTP
7 11 (3.17%) NAS
7 11 (3.17%) SSL
8 10 (2.88%) Internet
8 10 (2.88%) Wireless
9 8 (2.31%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.02%) MPLS
10 7 (2.02%) Network Security
10 7 (2.02%) Unified Communications
10 7 (2.02%) VPN
11 6 (1.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (1.73%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.73%) Big Data
4 6 (1.73%) MySQL
4 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.44%) HBase
5 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.58%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (4.32%) JIRA
2 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.86%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.58%) Hudson
4 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 121 (34.87%) Finance
2 45 (12.97%) Banking
3 20 (5.76%) Financial Institution
4 18 (5.19%) Front Office
5 12 (3.46%) Legal
6 10 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.59%) Retail
8 8 (2.31%) Law
9 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.73%) Back Office
11 5 (1.44%) Advertising
11 5 (1.44%) Billing
12 3 (0.86%) French Language
12 3 (0.86%) Publishing
13 2 (0.58%) Military
14 1 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.29%) German Language
14 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (22.77%) Analyst
2 48 (13.83%) Service Manager
3 37 (10.66%) Applications Support
3 37 (10.66%) Service Analyst
4 34 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 26 (7.49%) ITIL Manager
6 24 (6.92%) Delivery Manager
7 23 (6.63%) Consultant
8 22 (6.34%) Incident Manager
8 22 (6.34%) Services Delivery Manager
9 21 (6.05%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 17 (4.90%) Problem Manager
11 14 (4.03%) ITIL Expert
12 13 (3.75%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.75%) ITIL Service Manager
13 12 (3.46%) Applications Engineer
13 12 (3.46%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.46%) ITIL Consultant
13 12 (3.46%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.03%) Middleware
2 11 (3.17%) Ajax
2 11 (3.17%) CSS
2 11 (3.17%) HTML
2 11 (3.17%) XML
3 8 (2.31%) J2EE
4 6 (1.73%) Spring
5 5 (1.44%) Web Services
6 4 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.86%) JDBC
7 3 (0.86%) JSON
7 3 (0.86%) Murex MxML
7 3 (0.86%) SOAP
8 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.58%) jQuery
8 2 (0.58%) Kafka
8 2 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.48%) Hedge funds
4 16 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.32%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.17%) CMDB
7 9 (2.59%) Clustering
7 9 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.31%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.31%) Statistics
8 8 (2.31%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.73%) BBC
10 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.73%) Equities
11 5 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.44%) PKI
11 5 (1.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (31.12%) Windows
2 53 (15.27%) Unix
3 42 (12.10%) Windows Server
4 41 (11.82%) Linux
5 24 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.34%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.90%) Solaris
9 13 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.46%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.17%) Windows 10
12 10 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.02%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.73%) AIX
15 6 (1.73%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.58%) Android
18 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (60.52%) ITIL
2 120 (34.58%) Incident Management
3 102 (29.39%) Service Management
4 95 (27.38%) Change Management
5 69 (19.88%) Service Delivery
6 63 (18.16%) Project Management
6 63 (18.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 47 (13.54%) ITIL V3
8 45 (12.97%) ITSM
9 35 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (9.80%) Configuration Management
11 30 (8.65%) Change Control
12 25 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (7.20%) Release Management
13 22 (6.34%) Asset Management
13 22 (6.34%) Business Continuity
13 22 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (6.05%) Risk Management
14 21 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.31%) SQL
2 27 (7.78%) Perl
3 26 (7.49%) Java
4 24 (6.92%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.03%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.88%) VBA
8 8 (2.31%) Python
9 7 (2.02%) C#
9 7 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.73%) C
11 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.15%) VB
13 3 (0.86%) Groovy
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.29%) DCL
15 1 (0.29%) Korn
15 1 (0.29%) PHP
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
2 34 (9.80%) Degree
3 29 (8.36%) Security Cleared
4 21 (6.05%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.17%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.59%) PMP
9 8 (2.31%) CCNP
9 8 (2.31%) CISSP
10 7 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.73%) CCNA
11 6 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.44%) CISM
12 5 (1.44%) MCP
12 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.15%) CCIE
13 4 (1.15%) MCSA
13 4 (1.15%) MCSE
13 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (19.88%) SLA
2 9 (2.59%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) COBIT
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.03%) vSphere
4 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.02%) XenApp
7 6 (1.73%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.73%) KVM
7 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.44%) Firmware
8 5 (1.44%) StorNext
8 5 (1.44%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.44%) Xsan
9 4 (1.15%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.86%) Squid
10 3 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (8.07%) SCCM
2 12 (3.46%) SCOM
3 10 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.59%) Nagios
5 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.73%) Control-M
7 5 (1.44%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.86%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.58%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.58%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (23.34%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.70%) Oracle
3 50 (14.41%) VMware
4 37 (10.66%) Cisco
5 34 (9.80%) Citrix
6 20 (5.76%) Remedy
7 19 (5.48%) HP
8 18 (5.19%) Reuters
9 16 (4.61%) Bloomberg
10 15 (4.32%) ServiceNow
11 12 (3.46%) LANDesk
12 11 (3.17%) Charles River
12 11 (3.17%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.88%) F5
13 10 (2.88%) Veritas
14 9 (2.59%) BMC
14 9 (2.59%) IBM
14 9 (2.59%) SAP
15 8 (2.31%) Dell
15 8 (2.31%) Sybase
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