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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 165 182 132
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 118 88 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.87% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.12% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 43
Average daily rate £383 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £7.88 £30.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
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
7658 7859 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.47% 77.84% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 4423 3895
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 285 278
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +23 40 £380 +8.57% 3
Surrey +15 31 £435 +11.53% 3
Oxfordshire +11 13 £250 +8.69% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £420 +29.23% 3
Hampshire -6 6 £335 +63.41% 2
West Sussex -19 6 £350 +21.73%
Middlesex 0 5 £315 -18.60%
Kent -25 3 £200 -55.55%
East Sussex -2 1 £288 -
M4 Corridor -6 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 124 (55.36%) ITIL
2 87 (38.84%) Windows
2 87 (38.84%) Change Management
3 64 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 52 (23.21%) Service Management
5 51 (22.77%) DNS
6 50 (22.32%) Microsoft
7 48 (21.43%) Project Management
8 47 (20.98%) SLA
9 45 (20.09%) Service Delivery
10 44 (19.64%) VMware
11 43 (19.20%) Management Information System
11 43 (19.20%) Active Directory
12 37 (16.52%) DHCP
12 37 (16.52%) Finance
13 34 (15.18%) Telecoms
13 34 (15.18%) Linux
14 33 (14.73%) SCCM
15 31 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.84%) Firewall
16 30 (13.39%) Capacity Management
17 28 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (12.50%) Data Centre
18 26 (11.61%) Windows Server
18 26 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (11.61%) Security Cleared
18 26 (11.61%) Windows 7
18 26 (11.61%) WAN
18 26 (11.61%) TCP/IP
18 26 (11.61%) Cisco

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.02%) IIS
3 7 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.34%) JBoss
6 3 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.45%) Documentum
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (8.93%) MS Office
2 17 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Maximo
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.80%) Office 365
4 10 (4.46%) IaaS
5 9 (4.02%) SaaS
6 7 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.77%) DNS
2 37 (16.52%) DHCP
3 31 (13.84%) Firewall
4 26 (11.61%) TCP/IP
4 26 (11.61%) WAN
5 25 (11.16%) LAN
6 24 (10.71%) Internet
7 16 (7.14%) SNMP
8 14 (6.25%) MPLS
9 13 (5.80%) SAN
10 12 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (5.36%) IPsec
10 12 (5.36%) SSL
11 11 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (4.91%) LDAP
11 11 (4.91%) Network Security
12 10 (4.46%) VPN
13 9 (4.02%) Ethernet
13 9 (4.02%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.89%) DB2
4 2 (0.89%) MS Access
5 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.45%) LSMW
General
1 37 (16.52%) Finance
2 34 (15.18%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.36%) Back Office
4 10 (4.46%) Banking
5 8 (3.57%) Front Office
6 6 (2.68%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.34%) Billing
8 3 (1.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 1 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (12.95%) Support Engineer
2 22 (9.82%) Analyst
3 19 (8.48%) Incident Manager
3 19 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (6.70%) Problem Manager
5 13 (5.80%) Service Manager
6 11 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (4.91%) IT Manager
6 11 (4.91%) Telecoms Manager
7 10 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (4.46%) Administrator
7 10 (4.46%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.57%) Back Office Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Consultant
9 8 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.23%) Middleware
3 4 (1.79%) Web Services
4 3 (1.34%) JDBC
4 3 (1.34%) JSP
5 2 (0.89%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) SAML
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.20%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.48%) CMDB
4 13 (5.80%) Driving Licence
5 12 (5.36%) Cryptography
5 12 (5.36%) Statistics
6 9 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.68%) Clustering
8 5 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.23%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.23%) PKI
9 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.34%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (38.84%) Windows
2 34 (15.18%) Linux
3 28 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (11.61%) Windows 7
4 26 (11.61%) Windows Server
5 25 (11.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (8.93%) Unix
8 19 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (7.59%) Solaris
10 16 (7.14%) AIX
11 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.34%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (55.36%) ITIL
2 87 (38.84%) Change Management
3 64 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 52 (23.21%) Service Management
5 48 (21.43%) Project Management
6 45 (20.09%) Service Delivery
7 30 (13.39%) Capacity Management
8 26 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (11.16%) Configuration Management
10 21 (9.38%) Information Security
10 21 (9.38%) ITIL V3
11 19 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (6.70%) Security Patching
13 14 (6.25%) ITSM
14 12 (5.36%) Computer Security
14 12 (5.36%) Process Improvement
15 11 (4.91%) Fault Management
15 11 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (4.46%) Load Balancing
17 9 (4.02%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.93%) SQL
2 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.23%) COBOL
3 5 (2.23%) Java
4 4 (1.79%) Perl
4 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.79%) VB
5 3 (1.34%) Python
5 3 (1.34%) Ruby
5 3 (1.34%) VBScript
6 2 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VB6
7 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.04%) Degree
3 18 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.70%) CCNA
7 9 (4.02%) MCSA
8 8 (3.57%) MCSE
9 7 (3.13%) CCNP
10 6 (2.68%) CISSP
10 6 (2.68%) MCP
11 5 (2.23%) MCITP
11 5 (2.23%) MCTS
12 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.79%) GCIH
12 4 (1.79%) GIAC
13 3 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (20.98%) SLA
2 16 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 43 (19.20%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 11 (4.91%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (3.13%) BitLocker
6 7 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.79%) vSphere
9 3 (1.34%) XenApp
10 2 (0.89%) UAG
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.45%) NDS
11 1 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.45%) NFS
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (14.73%) SCCM
2 13 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.36%) Puppet
4 8 (3.57%) WSUS
4 8 (3.57%) yum
5 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.79%) SCOM
7 3 (1.34%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.34%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.34%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.89%) MOM
8 2 (0.89%) Netcool
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.89%) SCSM
8 2 (0.89%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 50 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.64%) VMware
3 26 (11.61%) Cisco
4 20 (8.93%) Citrix
5 18 (8.04%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.59%) NetApp
6 17 (7.59%) Oracle
7 13 (5.80%) HP
8 12 (5.36%) Veritas
9 11 (4.91%) EMC
9 11 (4.91%) F5
9 11 (4.91%) Huawei
9 11 (4.91%) Remedy
10 9 (4.02%) Cyberoam
10 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.23%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (2.23%) Juniper
11 5 (2.23%) Rackspace
11 5 (2.23%) Splunk
11 5 (2.23%) Symantec
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