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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 157 185 144
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -41
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 100 86 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 0.87% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.09% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 45
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 8
Median hourly rate £21.75 £37.09 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +151.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
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
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 -18 24 £350 -12.50% 4
Surrey +15 20 £376 -9.00% 6
Hampshire +23 16 £325 -10.95% 8
Oxfordshire -1 14 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +27 9 £475 +22.58% 1
West Sussex +8 9 £445 -
Kent +10 7 £170 - 4
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 108 (52.94%) ITIL
2 70 (34.31%) Windows
3 67 (32.84%) Incident Management
4 56 (27.45%) Security Cleared
5 53 (25.98%) Service Management
6 52 (25.49%) Change Management
7 50 (24.51%) Microsoft
8 44 (21.57%) Active Directory
9 43 (21.08%) Service Delivery
10 37 (18.14%) SQL
11 36 (17.65%) Windows Server
12 35 (17.16%) DNS
12 35 (17.16%) SC Cleared
13 34 (16.67%) SLA
14 32 (15.69%) DHCP
15 30 (14.71%) Oracle
15 30 (14.71%) Finance
15 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
17 27 (13.24%) ITSM
17 27 (13.24%) Project Management
17 27 (13.24%) MS Excel
17 27 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (11.76%) Configuration Management
19 23 (11.27%) HP
19 23 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
20 22 (10.78%) ITIL V3
20 22 (10.78%) MS Office
21 21 (10.29%) Citrix
21 21 (10.29%) Telecoms

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 17 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.88%) IIS
2 12 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.43%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.47%) Confluence
7 3 (1.47%) Documentum
7 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.47%) JBoss
7 3 (1.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.45%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (2.45%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.82%) Office 365
2 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.45%) IaaS
5 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.16%) DNS
2 32 (15.69%) DHCP
3 17 (8.33%) WAN
4 16 (7.84%) SAN
5 15 (7.35%) LAN
6 14 (6.86%) Firewall
6 14 (6.86%) Internet
7 12 (5.88%) LDAP
8 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.41%) Kerberos
9 9 (4.41%) Unified Communications
10 8 (3.92%) IPsec
10 8 (3.92%) MPLS
10 8 (3.92%) SSL
10 8 (3.92%) VPN
11 6 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.96%) 3G
13 4 (1.96%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) MS Access
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.47%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.47%) Subversion
3 2 (0.98%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 21 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.96%) Back Office
3 4 (1.96%) Front Office
3 4 (1.96%) Retail
4 3 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (11.27%) Analyst
1 23 (11.27%) Problem Manager
1 23 (11.27%) Support Engineer
2 15 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 12 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.39%) Architect
7 9 (4.41%) Consultant
7 9 (4.41%) Incident Manager
7 9 (4.41%) ITIL Manager
7 9 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.92%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Designer
9 7 (3.43%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (3.43%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.41%) Web Services
2 3 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.47%) HTML
2 3 (1.47%) JDBC
2 3 (1.47%) Spring
2 3 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (0.98%) BAPI
3 2 (0.98%) HTML5
3 2 (0.98%) J2EE
3 2 (0.98%) JSP
3 2 (0.98%) Middleware
3 2 (0.98%) SAP ALE
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (0.98%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) ODBC
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.31%) Statistics
3 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.90%) PKI
6 8 (3.92%) BYOD
6 8 (3.92%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.92%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.94%) Clustering
7 6 (2.94%) CMDB
7 6 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.45%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.96%) Fintech
9 4 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.47%) PACS
10 3 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.98%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.31%) Windows
2 36 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 19 (9.31%) Linux
8 17 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 15 (7.35%) Unix
10 12 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (5.39%) Solaris
12 10 (4.90%) Windows 10
13 8 (3.92%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.45%) AIX
15 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.49%) CentOS
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.94%) ITIL
2 67 (32.84%) Incident Management
3 53 (25.98%) Service Management
4 52 (25.49%) Change Management
5 43 (21.08%) Service Delivery
6 27 (13.24%) ITSM
6 27 (13.24%) Project Management
7 24 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 23 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (10.78%) ITIL V3
10 20 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (8.33%) Service Design
12 15 (7.35%) Change Control
12 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (6.37%) Process Improvement
14 12 (5.88%) Patch Management
14 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.14%) SQL
2 17 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.43%) Java
4 5 (2.45%) ABAP
5 4 (1.96%) Perl
5 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.96%) VBA
6 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.98%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.31%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.39%) Degree
7 10 (4.90%) CCNA
7 10 (4.90%) CCNP
8 8 (3.92%) MCP
9 7 (3.43%) MCSE
10 4 (1.96%) CCIE
10 4 (1.96%) MCSA
10 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.49%) CCENT
13 1 (0.49%) CEH
13 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.45%) QA
4 3 (1.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 44 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (5.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.96%) XenApp
6 3 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.98%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.29%) SCCM
2 19 (9.31%) NetBackup
3 13 (6.37%) Netcool
3 13 (6.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (5.88%) SCOM
5 8 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (3.43%) Unicenter
7 5 (2.45%) WSUS
8 3 (1.47%) Puppet
8 3 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.98%) yum
10 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.49%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.49%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.71%) Oracle
3 23 (11.27%) HP
4 21 (10.29%) Citrix
5 20 (9.80%) VMware
6 19 (9.31%) SAP
6 19 (9.31%) Veritas
7 18 (8.82%) Cisco
8 17 (8.33%) EMC
9 15 (7.35%) Remedy
10 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.41%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.43%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.43%) Meridio
13 6 (2.94%) Juniper
13 6 (2.94%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.45%) Fujitsu
14 5 (2.45%) Palo Alto
15 4 (1.96%) Blue Coat
15 4 (1.96%) F5
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