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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 203 120 175
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +55
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 63 122 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 1.38% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.89% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 18
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£325 £363 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -87.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +10.91%
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
7382 6452 5457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.32% 72.86% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4060 3447 2670
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 264 306
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £49.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Buckinghamshire -6 19 £325 -10.34% 7
Berkshire -56 14 £250 -20.63% 3
Surrey 0 11 £306 -20.96% 4
West Sussex -9 8 £463 - 2
Hampshire -14 6 £128 -59.20% 8
Oxfordshire -11 3 £463 +23.33% 4
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 70 (53.85%) ITIL
2 49 (37.69%) Service Management
3 44 (33.85%) Windows
4 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
5 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
6 30 (23.08%) Change Management
7 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
8 25 (19.23%) VMware
9 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (18.46%) Finance
9 24 (18.46%) HP
10 23 (17.69%) Project Management
10 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (16.15%) SQL
11 21 (16.15%) Service Delivery
11 21 (16.15%) Incident Management
12 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (13.85%) SLA
13 18 (13.85%) SCCM
14 17 (13.08%) UNIX
15 16 (12.31%) Cisco
15 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
15 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
16 15 (11.54%) Degree
17 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.85%) IIS
4 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.54%) Lync
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.77%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.77%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) DNS
2 13 (10.00%) Firewall
3 12 (9.23%) DHCP
4 10 (7.69%) SAN
5 7 (5.38%) 3G
5 7 (5.38%) GSM
5 7 (5.38%) UMTS
5 7 (5.38%) LTE
6 5 (3.85%) LAN
6 5 (3.85%) BIG-IP
7 4 (3.08%) TACACS
7 4 (3.08%) Internet
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.08%) Broadband
8 3 (2.31%) SMS
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (2.31%) Network Security
8 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.31%) Nortel Alteon
8 3 (2.31%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.77%) SQLite
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.77%) QlikView
5 1 (0.77%) DB2
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) ERwin
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (14.62%) Analyst
2 12 (9.23%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (8.46%) Desktop Support
4 10 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Incident Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Problem Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Operations Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Escalation Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Governance Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.31%) WAP
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.62%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) iSeries
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.54%) AS400
7 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.77%) Physics
8 1 (0.77%) PKI
8 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.08%) UNIX
5 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.15%) Linux
8 7 (5.38%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.62%) HPUX
9 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.54%) CentOS
11 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.77%) AIX
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.85%) ITIL
2 49 (37.69%) Service Management
3 30 (23.08%) Change Management
4 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.69%) Project Management
6 21 (16.15%) Incident Management
6 21 (16.15%) Service Delivery
7 16 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 13 (10.00%) Release Management
10 12 (9.23%) Fault Management
11 11 (8.46%) ITSM
12 9 (6.92%) CRM
12 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.15%) Performance Management
13 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.38%) Change Control
14 7 (5.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) VBScript
2 6 (4.62%) VB
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.54%) C
4 1 (0.77%) RPG
4 1 (0.77%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.77%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.54%) Degree
4 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.69%) CCNA
6 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.62%) MCITP
8 5 (3.85%) VCP4
9 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.08%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.08%) IBM Certification
9 4 (3.08%) MCSE
10 3 (2.31%) CCSP
10 3 (2.31%) CCNP
10 3 (2.31%) CCSA
10 3 (2.31%) CCSE
10 3 (2.31%) MCTS
10 3 (2.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) BS15000
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
1 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.31%) vSphere
5 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.54%) KVM
5 2 (1.54%) NFS
5 2 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.77%) NLBS
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) SCCM
2 8 (6.15%) SCOM
2 8 (6.15%) WSUS
2 8 (6.15%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.08%) SCSM
4 3 (2.31%) OpenView
4 3 (2.31%) Netcool
5 2 (1.54%) OVSD
5 2 (1.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Icinga
5 2 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.77%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.77%) Control-M
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) VMware
3 24 (18.46%) HP
4 16 (12.31%) Cisco
5 11 (8.46%) NetApp
6 9 (6.92%) Citrix
7 8 (6.15%) IBM
8 7 (5.38%) EMC
9 6 (4.62%) BMC
9 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.85%) F5
10 5 (3.85%) Oracle
11 4 (3.08%) SAP
12 3 (2.31%) Intel
12 3 (2.31%) Nortel
12 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.31%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.31%) Remedy
12 3 (2.31%) Radware
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
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Worthing, West Sussex
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Rate: £180 - £225 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £550 per day
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Rate: Up to £30 per hour
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