The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 167 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 95 93 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.97% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 44
Median daily rate £400 £406 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £7.88 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +10.00%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7200 7654 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.55% 79.92% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4587 3874
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 245 254
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.04 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the South East region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the South East region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +4 37 £388 -6.62% 6
Surrey +3 18 £409 +16.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £400 +35.59%
Hampshire +3 13 £301 +20.20% 2
West Sussex -8 6 £470 +4.44% 2
Middlesex -5 3 £550 +69.23%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £250 -44.44%
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 121 (57.08%) ITIL
2 78 (36.79%) Windows
3 62 (29.25%) Change Management
3 62 (29.25%) Incident Management
4 55 (25.94%) Service Management
5 51 (24.06%) Microsoft
6 45 (21.23%) Security Cleared
7 41 (19.34%) Active Directory
8 39 (18.40%) Service Delivery
9 37 (17.45%) VMware
10 36 (16.98%) SLA
10 36 (16.98%) DNS
11 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (16.04%) Management Information System
11 34 (16.04%) Project Management
12 33 (15.57%) Finance
13 32 (15.09%) Linux
14 31 (14.62%) SQL
14 31 (14.62%) Windows Server
15 30 (14.15%) Telecoms
16 29 (13.68%) DHCP
16 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (12.74%) SC Cleared
17 27 (12.74%) Oracle
17 27 (12.74%) MS Office
18 25 (11.79%) ITSM
18 25 (11.79%) Firewall
19 24 (11.32%) NetBackup
19 24 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.72%) IIS
3 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.30%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.89%) Apache
5 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.42%) Confluence
6 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.94%) JBoss
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.74%) MS Office
2 23 (10.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.89%) MS Project
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.42%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (1.42%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.25%) Office 365
3 7 (3.30%) IaaS
3 7 (3.30%) SaaS
4 4 (1.89%) PaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.98%) DNS
2 29 (13.68%) DHCP
3 25 (11.79%) Firewall
4 21 (9.91%) WAN
5 20 (9.43%) LAN
6 18 (8.49%) SAN
7 16 (7.55%) Internet
8 14 (6.60%) VPN
9 13 (6.13%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.72%) SSL
11 9 (4.25%) IPsec
12 8 (3.77%) MPLS
12 8 (3.77%) Unified Communications
13 7 (3.30%) LDAP
14 5 (2.36%) 3G
14 5 (2.36%) 4G
14 5 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.36%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.25%) MS Access
3 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 33 (15.57%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.36%) Banking
3 5 (2.36%) Legal
4 4 (1.89%) Back Office
4 4 (1.89%) Front Office
4 4 (1.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.94%) Billing
6 2 (0.94%) Electronics
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (11.79%) Problem Manager
1 25 (11.79%) Support Engineer
2 23 (10.85%) Analyst
3 22 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.96%) Incident Manager
5 16 (7.55%) Service Manager
6 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (6.60%) IT Manager
8 13 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Administrator
10 10 (4.72%) ITIL Manager
11 9 (4.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Consultant
11 9 (4.25%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
12 8 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) Web Services
2 4 (1.89%) JDBC
3 3 (1.42%) JSP
3 3 (1.42%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.94%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.47%) Ajax
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) ODBC
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) SAML
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.55%) Statistics
4 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.30%) Clustering
5 7 (3.30%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.30%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (3.30%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.83%) CMDB
7 5 (2.36%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.36%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.89%) Fintech
9 3 (1.42%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.42%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.42%) PKI
9 3 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (36.79%) Windows
2 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (15.09%) Linux
4 31 (14.62%) Windows Server
5 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (9.43%) Unix
8 18 (8.49%) Solaris
8 18 (8.49%) Windows 7
9 16 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (6.60%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.19%) AIX
12 6 (2.83%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.08%) ITIL
2 62 (29.25%) Change Management
2 62 (29.25%) Incident Management
3 55 (25.94%) Service Management
4 39 (18.40%) Service Delivery
5 34 (16.04%) Project Management
6 25 (11.79%) ITSM
7 24 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (8.49%) ITIL V3
11 17 (8.02%) Configuration Management
12 15 (7.08%) Change Control
12 15 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.13%) Business Continuity
14 12 (5.66%) Information Security
15 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
15 10 (4.72%) Release Management
16 9 (4.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.62%) SQL
2 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.36%) Java
4 4 (1.89%) Perl
5 3 (1.42%) ABAP
5 3 (1.42%) Python
5 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.42%) VB
5 3 (1.42%) VBScript
6 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) COBOL
7 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.85%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.08%) Degree
5 15 (7.08%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.25%) CCNP
8 8 (3.77%) CCNA
9 7 (3.30%) MCSE
10 6 (2.83%) MCSA
11 5 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (2.36%) CISSP
12 4 (1.89%) MCP
12 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.42%) CCIE
13 3 (1.42%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.42%) GCIH
13 3 (1.42%) GIAC
13 3 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.98%) SLA
2 8 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.89%) QA
5 3 (1.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 41 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.08%) VMware ESX
4 11 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.42%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (11.32%) NetBackup
2 14 (6.60%) SCCM
3 10 (4.72%) Netcool
3 10 (4.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.77%) Puppet
4 8 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.30%) Unicenter
6 5 (2.36%) yum
7 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.89%) WSUS
8 3 (1.42%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.42%) SCOM
9 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.94%) OVSD
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.47%) SCSM
10 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.45%) VMware
3 27 (12.74%) Oracle
4 21 (9.91%) Cisco
5 20 (9.43%) Citrix
6 19 (8.96%) HP
7 18 (8.49%) Veritas
8 17 (8.02%) EMC
9 15 (7.08%) SAP
10 13 (6.13%) NetApp
11 12 (5.66%) Remedy
12 11 (5.19%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.72%) CheckPoint
14 9 (4.25%) Juniper
15 8 (3.77%) Palo Alto
16 7 (3.30%) Blue Coat
16 7 (3.30%) Meridio
17 6 (2.83%) ServiceNow
18 5 (2.36%) Intel Security
18 5 (2.36%) Symantec
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