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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 139 186 154
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -32
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 112 58 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.66% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.92% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 48
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£350 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £131 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.63 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.50 £77.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -23.77%
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
6709 6275 7158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.58% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3792 3477 3405
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 321
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +16 32 £275 +62.96% 7
Buckinghamshire +24 31 £331 - 1
Berkshire +6 26 £438 +65.09% 6
Surrey +8 12 £350 -15.15% 2
Kent - 5 £388 - 2
West Sussex +3 4 £313 - 2
Middlesex +1 1 £175 -55.41%
Oxfordshire -9 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 96 (47.29%) ITIL
2 56 (27.59%) Service Management
3 53 (26.11%) Incident Management
4 51 (25.12%) Windows
5 43 (21.18%) Security Cleared
6 37 (18.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (16.75%) Change Management
8 33 (16.26%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.27%) SLA
9 31 (15.27%) Project Management
10 28 (13.79%) Release Management
11 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
12 23 (11.33%) Service Delivery
13 22 (10.84%) Finance
13 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
13 22 (10.84%) HP
13 22 (10.84%) Windows 7
14 21 (10.34%) Telecoms
15 20 (9.85%) ITSM
16 19 (9.36%) VMware
16 19 (9.36%) DV Cleared
17 18 (8.87%) SQL
17 18 (8.87%) MS Excel
18 17 (8.37%) Blackberry
19 16 (7.88%) 3G
20 14 (6.90%) Configuration Management
20 14 (6.90%) SAN
20 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (5.91%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.96%) Lync
7 5 (2.46%) IIS
8 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.48%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
3 7 (3.45%) MS Project
4 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.99%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.88%) 3G
2 14 (6.90%) SAN
3 12 (5.91%) DNS
4 8 (3.94%) LTE
4 8 (3.94%) 4G
4 8 (3.94%) Broadband
5 7 (3.45%) DHCP
6 6 (2.96%) GGSN
6 6 (2.96%) SGSN
6 6 (2.96%) LDAP
6 6 (2.96%) Internet
6 6 (2.96%) Firewall
7 5 (2.46%) GSM
8 4 (1.97%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.97%) UMTS
8 4 (1.97%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.48%) MPLS
9 3 (1.48%) TACACS
9 3 (1.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.96%) DB2
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.99%) DataStage
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Toad
1 2 (0.99%) ERwin
General
1 22 (10.84%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Front Office
4 6 (2.96%) Legal
4 6 (2.96%) Publishing
5 5 (2.46%) Back Office
5 5 (2.46%) Retail
5 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.97%) Marketing
7 3 (1.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (15.76%) Analyst
2 19 (9.36%) Incident Manager
3 15 (7.39%) Problem Manager
4 12 (5.91%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.42%) Architect
5 11 (5.42%) Release Manager
5 11 (5.42%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.43%) Operations Manager
6 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.43%) Service Analyst
6 9 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (3.94%) Senior Architect
7 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support
7 8 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.45%) Developer
8 7 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.96%) Consultant
9 6 (2.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.48%) HTML
1 3 (1.48%) .NET
1 3 (1.48%) WAP
1 3 (1.48%) HTML5
2 2 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) JDBC
3 1 (0.49%) SOAP
3 1 (0.49%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.96%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.96%) iSeries
6 4 (1.97%) User Experience
6 4 (1.97%) AS400
6 4 (1.97%) Clustering
7 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) Physics
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.12%) Windows
2 22 (10.84%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.42%) UNIX
5 10 (4.93%) Linux
5 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.43%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.43%) Android
7 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.46%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (47.29%) ITIL
2 56 (27.59%) Service Management
3 53 (26.11%) Incident Management
4 37 (18.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 34 (16.75%) Change Management
6 31 (15.27%) Project Management
7 28 (13.79%) Release Management
8 23 (11.33%) Service Delivery
9 20 (9.85%) ITSM
10 14 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.42%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.42%) Fault Management
12 10 (4.93%) Validation
12 10 (4.93%) Security Management
13 8 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.94%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.45%) Business Continuity
14 7 (3.45%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.87%) SQL
2 7 (3.45%) C
3 4 (1.97%) RPG IV
3 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.97%) RPG
4 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.48%) Perl
4 3 (1.48%) VBScript
4 3 (1.48%) VB
5 2 (0.99%) RPG/400
5 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) COBOL
6 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.36%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.43%) Degree
5 6 (2.96%) CCNA
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.97%) CCNP
7 3 (1.48%) CCSA
7 3 (1.48%) CCSE
7 3 (1.48%) CCSP
7 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.99%) MCITP
8 2 (0.99%) HNC
8 2 (0.99%) HND
8 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.27%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) QA
3 6 (2.96%) BS15000
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.45%) XenApp
4 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.48%) vSphere
5 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.48%) NLBS
6 2 (0.99%) XenServer
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
7 1 (0.49%) UAG
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Netcool
2 8 (3.94%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.45%) OVSD
4 6 (2.96%) Netcool/Webtop
4 6 (2.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 6 (2.96%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.46%) SCCM
5 5 (2.46%) SCOM
6 3 (1.48%) OpenView
6 3 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.48%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 2 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.99%) Control-M
8 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 33 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) HP
3 19 (9.36%) VMware
4 10 (4.93%) Oracle
4 10 (4.93%) Citrix
4 10 (4.93%) Cisco
4 10 (4.93%) IBM
5 8 (3.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (3.94%) MobileIron
5 8 (3.94%) Remedy
6 7 (3.45%) Intel
7 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.46%) Symantec
8 5 (2.46%) NetApp
8 5 (2.46%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.97%) F5
9 4 (1.97%) BMC
10 3 (1.48%) Radware
10 3 (1.48%) Nortel
10 3 (1.48%) Crossbeam
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