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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 161 178 162
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 102 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.97% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.23% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 47
Median daily rate £400 £387 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £304 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £7.88 £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.71% +48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
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
7099 7500 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.51% 79.47% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4345 4345 3834
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 261
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +19 52 £375 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £395 +38.11%
Surrey -1 13 £430 +22.85% 3
Hampshire -4 9 £239 -25.29% 2
West Sussex -19 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +3 4 £575 +27.77%
Middlesex -6 2 £550 +42.11%
Kent - 2 £200 -
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 126 (55.75%) ITIL
2 90 (39.82%) Windows
3 75 (33.19%) Change Management
4 63 (27.88%) Incident Management
5 51 (22.57%) Service Delivery
5 51 (22.57%) Microsoft
6 50 (22.12%) Service Management
7 47 (20.80%) DNS
8 45 (19.91%) SLA
9 43 (19.03%) Active Directory
9 43 (19.03%) Security Cleared
10 42 (18.58%) Project Management
11 38 (16.81%) Management Information System
11 38 (16.81%) VMware
12 37 (16.37%) DHCP
13 36 (15.93%) Linux
14 35 (15.49%) Telecoms
15 34 (15.04%) Finance
16 33 (14.60%) Windows Server
17 31 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (13.27%) Firewall
18 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (12.39%) SQL
20 27 (11.95%) MS Office
20 27 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (11.95%) SCCM
20 27 (11.95%) Windows 7
21 25 (11.06%) SC Cleared
21 25 (11.06%) Citrix
22 24 (10.62%) Data Centre

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 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.42%) IIS
3 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.10%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (3.10%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.21%) Apache
6 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.33%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (11.95%) MS Office
2 23 (10.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.33%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (5.31%) Office 365
2 10 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.98%) SaaS
4 8 (3.54%) IaaS
5 5 (2.21%) PaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.80%) DNS
2 37 (16.37%) DHCP
3 30 (13.27%) Firewall
4 23 (10.18%) WAN
5 22 (9.73%) LAN
6 20 (8.85%) SAN
7 19 (8.41%) Internet
7 19 (8.41%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.75%) SSL
8 13 (5.75%) VPN
9 12 (5.31%) IPsec
9 12 (5.31%) MPLS
10 10 (4.42%) LDAP
11 9 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.54%) Network Security
12 8 (3.54%) SNMP
12 8 (3.54%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.98%) MS Access
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.44%) LSMW
General
1 35 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 34 (15.04%) Finance
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
4 7 (3.10%) Back Office
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.21%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.77%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Front Office
7 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (12.83%) Support Engineer
2 22 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (9.29%) Analyst
3 21 (9.29%) Incident Manager
4 19 (8.41%) Problem Manager
5 16 (7.08%) Service Manager
6 14 (6.19%) IT Manager
7 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Architect
9 10 (4.42%) Consultant
9 10 (4.42%) Telecoms Manager
10 9 (3.98%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Administrator
11 8 (3.54%) ITIL Manager
11 8 (3.54%) Services Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) Web Services
2 5 (2.21%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.77%) JDBC
4 3 (1.33%) JSP
5 2 (0.88%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) HTML
6 1 (0.44%) J2EE
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) ODBC
6 1 (0.44%) REST
6 1 (0.44%) SAML
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.62%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.41%) CMDB
4 17 (7.52%) Statistics
5 10 (4.42%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.98%) Cryptography
7 8 (3.54%) Clustering
8 7 (3.10%) Fat Client
8 7 (3.10%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.65%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.77%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.77%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.33%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.33%) PKI
12 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 90 (39.82%) Windows
2 36 (15.93%) Linux
3 33 (14.60%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (11.95%) Windows 7
7 22 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (7.96%) Solaris
9 18 (7.96%) Unix
10 14 (6.19%) Windows XP
11 12 (5.31%) AIX
12 8 (3.54%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (55.75%) ITIL
2 75 (33.19%) Change Management
3 63 (27.88%) Incident Management
4 51 (22.57%) Service Delivery
5 50 (22.12%) Service Management
6 42 (18.58%) Project Management
7 21 (9.29%) Configuration Management
7 21 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (7.96%) Information Security
10 17 (7.52%) Capacity Management
10 17 (7.52%) ITIL V3
10 17 (7.52%) ITSM
11 13 (5.75%) Process Improvement
12 12 (5.31%) Change Control
12 12 (5.31%) Matrix Organization
12 12 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.87%) Business Continuity
13 11 (4.87%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.39%) SQL
2 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.21%) Java
3 5 (2.21%) Perl
4 4 (1.77%) COBOL
4 4 (1.77%) Python
5 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.33%) VB
5 3 (1.33%) VBScript
6 2 (0.88%) ABAP
6 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) C
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.18%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (7.52%) Degree
4 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.19%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.31%) CCNA
7 10 (4.42%) CCNP
8 7 (3.10%) MCSE
9 6 (2.65%) CISSP
9 6 (2.65%) MCSA
10 5 (2.21%) MCITP
10 5 (2.21%) MCTS
11 4 (1.77%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.77%) GCIH
11 4 (1.77%) GIAC
11 4 (1.77%) MCP
11 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.91%) SLA
2 14 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.21%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (19.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.75%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.65%) BitLocker
5 6 (2.65%) Terminal Server
5 6 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.33%) XenApp
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) NFS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (11.95%) SCCM
2 23 (10.18%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.42%) Netcool
3 10 (4.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (4.42%) Puppet
4 8 (3.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.10%) Unicenter
5 7 (3.10%) WSUS
6 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.21%) yum
7 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.33%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.44%) OVSD
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) SCSM
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.81%) VMware
3 25 (11.06%) Citrix
4 23 (10.18%) Cisco
5 21 (9.29%) Oracle
6 19 (8.41%) HP
6 19 (8.41%) Veritas
7 18 (7.96%) EMC
8 14 (6.19%) NetApp
8 14 (6.19%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.75%) Remedy
10 9 (3.98%) F5
10 9 (3.98%) SAP
11 8 (3.54%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.54%) Juniper
12 7 (3.10%) Meridio
12 7 (3.10%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.65%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.65%) Cyberoam
13 6 (2.65%) ServiceNow
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