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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 247 269 208
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -61
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 168 145 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.63% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.80% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 84 150
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£363 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £233 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.30 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £23.90 £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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
18036 18101 18346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 79.00% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12847 12769 12670
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 229 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 2015. 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 0 49 £363 -7.05% 18
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £305 -
Bromley -4 1 - - 1
Docklands, London -4 1 £320 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Uxbridge - 1 £425 - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 207 (54.33%) ITIL
2 120 (31.50%) Windows
3 112 (29.40%) Finance
4 98 (25.72%) Service Management
5 88 (23.10%) Incident Management
6 84 (22.05%) Oracle
7 71 (18.64%) SQL
7 71 (18.64%) Linux
8 69 (18.11%) Change Management
9 64 (16.80%) Microsoft
10 58 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 57 (14.96%) UNIX
12 54 (14.17%) Java
13 52 (13.65%) SQL Server
13 52 (13.65%) Service Delivery
14 50 (13.12%) Release Management
15 49 (12.86%) Firewall
16 47 (12.34%) ITSM
17 45 (11.81%) Banking
17 45 (11.81%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (10.50%) Project Management
19 38 (9.97%) VMware
19 38 (9.97%) IIS
20 37 (9.71%) Cisco
20 37 (9.71%) Capacity Management
21 36 (9.45%) .NET
21 36 (9.45%) Apache
22 35 (9.19%) MS Office

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 38 (9.97%) IIS
2 36 (9.45%) Apache
3 31 (8.14%) MS Exchange
4 25 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (5.77%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.46%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.94%) WebSphere
8 13 (3.41%) SAS
9 11 (2.89%) SharePoint
10 8 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.05%) Lync
11 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.79%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.79%) JBoss
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.79%) Documentum
12 3 (0.79%) CMS
12 3 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (9.19%) MS Office
2 29 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.89%) RMDS
3 4 (1.05%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.05%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Agresso
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.86%) Firewall
2 29 (7.61%) BIG-IP
3 28 (7.35%) LAN
4 25 (6.56%) WAN
5 22 (5.77%) MPLS
6 21 (5.51%) DSL
7 14 (3.67%) DNS
7 14 (3.67%) SAN
8 10 (2.62%) Internet
8 10 (2.62%) VPN
9 9 (2.36%) BGP
10 8 (2.10%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.10%) DHCP
10 8 (2.10%) SSL
11 7 (1.84%) Multicast
12 6 (1.57%) HTTP
13 5 (1.31%) OSPF
13 5 (1.31%) NAS
14 4 (1.05%) HSRP
14 4 (1.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.10%) MySQL
4 6 (1.57%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.79%) DTS
7 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Maven
1 19 (4.99%) JIRA
2 18 (4.72%) Ant
2 18 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.46%) Subversion
3 17 (4.46%) TeamCity
3 17 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.94%) Mercurial
4 15 (3.94%) MSBuild
4 15 (3.94%) Gradle
5 9 (2.36%) CA Gen
6 8 (2.10%) Introscope
6 8 (2.10%) JMeter
7 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.79%) Mockito
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.52%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 112 (29.40%) Finance
2 45 (11.81%) Banking
3 17 (4.46%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.20%) Front Office
5 15 (3.94%) Legal
6 13 (3.41%) Law
7 10 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (22.57%) Analyst
2 39 (10.24%) Incident Manager
3 33 (8.66%) Service Manager
4 28 (7.35%) Applications Support
4 28 (7.35%) Developer
5 27 (7.09%) Problem Manager
6 26 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (4.72%) Operations Analyst
9 16 (4.20%) Incident & Problem Manager
9 16 (4.20%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.67%) Administrator
10 14 (3.67%) Major Incident Manager
11 12 (3.15%) SAS Developer
11 12 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.15%) Services Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.15%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (2.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.45%) .NET
2 20 (5.25%) Rendezvous
3 19 (4.99%) Middleware
4 17 (4.46%) J2EE
5 15 (3.94%) Django
6 8 (2.10%) Java EE
6 8 (2.10%) Web Services
7 7 (1.84%) HTML
8 5 (1.31%) CSS
9 4 (1.05%) jQuery
9 4 (1.05%) Spring
10 3 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.79%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.79%) HTML5
11 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.52%) Ehcache
11 2 (0.52%) RESTful
11 2 (0.52%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.52%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 23 (6.04%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.51%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.25%) Fixed Income
6 16 (4.20%) Statistics
7 14 (3.67%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.62%) Equities
8 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.05%) NHS
11 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.05%) CMDB
11 4 (1.05%) Derivative
11 4 (1.05%) User Experience
12 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.79%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.52%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 120 (31.50%) Windows
2 71 (18.64%) Linux
3 57 (14.96%) UNIX
4 40 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (9.19%) Windows 7
6 32 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.10%) Solaris
10 7 (1.84%) AIX
10 7 (1.84%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.57%) CentOS
12 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.52%) HPUX
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (54.33%) ITIL
2 98 (25.72%) Service Management
3 88 (23.10%) Incident Management
4 69 (18.11%) Change Management
5 52 (13.65%) Service Delivery
6 50 (13.12%) Release Management
7 47 (12.34%) ITSM
8 45 (11.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 40 (10.50%) Project Management
9 40 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (9.71%) Capacity Management
11 34 (8.92%) Business Continuity
12 31 (8.14%) Performance Management
13 28 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.56%) BCP
15 24 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.30%) Configuration Management
15 24 (6.30%) Load Balancing
15 24 (6.30%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.64%) SQL
2 54 (14.17%) Java
3 25 (6.56%) Python
4 19 (4.99%) Perl
4 19 (4.99%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.46%) C++
5 17 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.15%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.15%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.36%) C#
8 7 (1.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.79%) PHP
10 2 (0.52%) VBScript
10 2 (0.52%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 2 (0.52%) AWK
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) Korn
11 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (7.35%) Degree
2 25 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.89%) MCSE
6 9 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.05%) MCSA
9 4 (1.05%) CCIE
9 4 (1.05%) CCNP
9 4 (1.05%) CCNA
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) ISEB
10 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.52%) MCITP
10 2 (0.52%) CBAP
10 2 (0.52%) PMP
10 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.57%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.26%) GxP
System Software
1 58 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.25%) NLBS
4 15 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.62%) Xen
6 9 (2.36%) XenApp
7 7 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.52%) vSphere
10 2 (0.52%) XenServer
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.52%) KVM
10 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.26%) RHEV
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (7.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (5.77%) BladeLogic
3 20 (5.25%) WSUS
4 11 (2.89%) Control-M
5 10 (2.62%) SCCM
6 6 (1.57%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.57%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.05%) Nagios
8 4 (1.05%) Puppet
9 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.79%) SCOM
10 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.52%) OpenView
10 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.52%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 84 (22.05%) Oracle
2 64 (16.80%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.97%) VMware
4 37 (9.71%) Cisco
5 34 (8.92%) Citrix
6 30 (7.87%) Remedy
7 29 (7.61%) Red Hat
8 23 (6.04%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.77%) ServiceNow
10 21 (5.51%) Splunk
11 20 (5.25%) TIBCO
12 18 (4.72%) HP
13 15 (3.94%) Business Objects
14 14 (3.67%) F5
15 13 (3.41%) Pega
16 12 (3.15%) webMethods
17 11 (2.89%) Veritas
18 10 (2.62%) SAP
18 10 (2.62%) IBM
18 10 (2.62%) Sun
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £425 per day +
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 days ago