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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 156 164 146
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 114 96 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.03% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.31% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 41
Median daily rate £400 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £152 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £484 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £7.88 £26.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.71% +22.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +28.88%
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
7350 7351 6750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.07% 78.76% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4509 4157 3769
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 268 282
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
(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 44 £380 -5.00% 3
Surrey +6 23 £435 -7.44% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £425 +32.81% 5
Oxfordshire +9 10 £325 +30.00%
Hampshire -4 9 £177 -29.26% 2
Middlesex -4 4 £325 -16.14%
West Sussex -34 4 £350 +27.27%
Kent -11 3 £200 -55.55% 1
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 128 (54.70%) ITIL
2 86 (36.75%) Change Management
3 84 (35.90%) Windows
4 66 (28.21%) Incident Management
5 55 (23.50%) Service Management
6 53 (22.65%) DNS
7 52 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 52 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 50 (21.37%) SLA
9 46 (19.66%) Project Management
9 46 (19.66%) Management Information System
10 44 (18.80%) Active Directory
10 44 (18.80%) Linux
11 42 (17.95%) Finance
12 41 (17.52%) VMware
13 39 (16.67%) DHCP
14 37 (15.81%) Telecoms
15 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 33 (14.10%) Windows Server
16 32 (13.68%) Firewall
17 31 (13.25%) SCCM
18 29 (12.39%) Data Centre
19 28 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (11.97%) Capacity Management
20 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (11.54%) WAN
21 26 (11.11%) LAN
21 26 (11.11%) SQL

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 19 (8.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.27%) IIS
3 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.99%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.14%) Apache
6 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.71%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.28%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (10.26%) MS Office
2 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.28%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.56%) Office 365
4 10 (4.27%) IaaS
5 9 (3.85%) SaaS
6 7 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.65%) DNS
2 39 (16.67%) DHCP
3 32 (13.68%) Firewall
4 27 (11.54%) WAN
5 26 (11.11%) LAN
5 26 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 23 (9.83%) Internet
7 18 (7.69%) SAN
8 17 (7.26%) SNMP
9 15 (6.41%) MPLS
10 14 (5.98%) IPsec
10 14 (5.98%) SSL
11 13 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (5.13%) Network Security
13 11 (4.70%) VPN
14 10 (4.27%) Ethernet
14 10 (4.27%) LDAP
14 10 (4.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.99%) MS Access
3 5 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) LSMW
General
1 42 (17.95%) Finance
2 37 (15.81%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.13%) Back Office
4 9 (3.85%) Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Front Office
6 5 (2.14%) Legal
6 5 (2.14%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.71%) Billing
7 4 (1.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (13.68%) Support Engineer
2 22 (9.40%) Analyst
2 22 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (8.55%) Incident Manager
4 19 (8.12%) Problem Manager
5 15 (6.41%) Service Manager
6 14 (5.98%) IT Manager
7 13 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Telecoms Manager
9 11 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Network Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Administrator
12 8 (3.42%) Architect
12 8 (3.42%) Back Office Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Consultant
12 8 (3.42%) Services Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.99%) Web Services
3 3 (1.28%) JDBC
3 3 (1.28%) JSP
3 3 (1.28%) Middleware
4 2 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) Ajax
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.66%) Management Information System
2 29 (12.39%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.12%) CMDB
4 18 (7.69%) Statistics
5 14 (5.98%) Driving Licence
6 13 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.99%) Clustering
8 7 (2.99%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.99%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.14%) PKI
10 4 (1.71%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.71%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.71%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (1.28%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 84 (35.90%) Windows
2 44 (18.80%) Linux
3 33 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (8.12%) Solaris
7 19 (8.12%) Unix
8 16 (6.84%) AIX
9 9 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (54.70%) ITIL
2 86 (36.75%) Change Management
3 66 (28.21%) Incident Management
4 55 (23.50%) Service Management
5 52 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 46 (19.66%) Project Management
7 28 (11.97%) Capacity Management
8 25 (10.68%) Configuration Management
9 24 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (9.83%) Information Security
11 22 (9.40%) ITIL V3
12 21 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (6.84%) ITSM
14 15 (6.41%) Security Patching
15 14 (5.98%) Process Improvement
16 13 (5.56%) Computer Security
17 11 (4.70%) Fault Management
18 10 (4.27%) Load Balancing
18 10 (4.27%) Network Management
18 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.11%) SQL
2 12 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.14%) Java
4 4 (1.71%) COBOL
4 4 (1.71%) Perl
5 3 (1.28%) Python
5 3 (1.28%) Ruby
5 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.28%) VB
5 3 (1.28%) VBScript
6 2 (0.85%) C
6 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.43%) ABAP
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.12%) Degree
2 19 (8.12%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.41%) CCNA
6 9 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.85%) MCSA
7 8 (3.42%) CCNP
7 8 (3.42%) MCSE
8 6 (2.56%) CISSP
8 6 (2.56%) MCP
9 5 (2.14%) MCITP
9 5 (2.14%) MCTS
10 4 (1.71%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.71%) GCIH
10 4 (1.71%) GIAC
11 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (21.37%) SLA
2 18 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 11 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (2.56%) BitLocker
6 6 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 6 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.28%) vSphere
7 3 (1.28%) XenApp
8 2 (0.85%) UAG
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (13.25%) SCCM
2 19 (8.12%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.13%) Puppet
4 9 (3.85%) yum
5 8 (3.42%) Netcool
5 8 (3.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (2.99%) Unicenter
6 7 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (2.99%) WSUS
7 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.28%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.28%) SCOM
9 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.43%) OVSD
10 1 (0.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.52%) VMware
3 25 (10.68%) Cisco
4 23 (9.83%) Citrix
5 21 (8.97%) Oracle
6 19 (8.12%) Veritas
7 18 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 17 (7.26%) HP
8 17 (7.26%) NetApp
9 16 (6.84%) EMC
10 13 (5.56%) Remedy
11 12 (5.13%) F5
12 11 (4.70%) Huawei
13 10 (4.27%) Cyberoam
14 8 (3.42%) ServiceNow
15 7 (2.99%) Meridio
16 5 (2.14%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (2.14%) Rackspace
16 5 (2.14%) SAP
16 5 (2.14%) Splunk
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