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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / South East
Rank 151 131 209
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +78
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 90 135 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.56% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.91% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 88 30
Median daily rate £362 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £167 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £68.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.82% +126.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.36 £43.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-54.98% +168.75%

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
6244 7051 7605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 81.24% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3694 4366 4163
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 271 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +9 39 £413 +3.77% 3
Hampshire -2 15 £420 +25.37% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £396 -6.88% 2
Oxfordshire -5 9 £338 +141.07% 2
Surrey -14 9 - - 4
West Sussex -10 4 - - 1
East Sussex +9 3 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 59 (34.10%) ITIL
2 51 (29.48%) Change Management
3 46 (26.59%) Windows
4 44 (25.43%) Incident Management
5 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
6 39 (22.54%) DNS
7 37 (21.39%) Finance
8 36 (20.81%) Service Delivery
8 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
8 36 (20.81%) Project Management
9 34 (19.65%) Service Management
10 33 (19.08%) Management Information System
11 31 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
13 28 (16.18%) DHCP
14 26 (15.03%) WAN
14 26 (15.03%) Linux
14 26 (15.03%) Firewall
15 25 (14.45%) Oracle
16 24 (13.87%) Veritas
16 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
16 24 (13.87%) Windows Server
17 23 (13.29%) SAN
18 22 (12.72%) SQL
18 22 (12.72%) NetBackup
18 22 (12.72%) Data Centre
19 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (12.14%) Load Balancing
19 21 (12.14%) VMware
19 21 (12.14%) LAN

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 12 (6.94%) IIS
2 6 (3.47%) Apache
2 6 (3.47%) Confluence
2 6 (3.47%) JBoss
2 6 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.89%) SAS
3 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.31%) SAP Portal
4 4 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.62%) Office 365
2 8 (4.62%) SaaS
3 3 (1.73%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.54%) DNS
2 28 (16.18%) DHCP
3 26 (15.03%) Firewall
3 26 (15.03%) WAN
4 23 (13.29%) SAN
5 21 (12.14%) LAN
6 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.09%) NAS
7 14 (8.09%) Network Security
8 13 (7.51%) Internet
8 13 (7.51%) MPLS
8 13 (7.51%) SSL
9 12 (6.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (6.94%) LTE
10 11 (6.36%) GSM
10 11 (6.36%) HSPA
10 11 (6.36%) WCDMA
11 8 (4.62%) NetScaler
11 8 (4.62%) X.25
12 7 (4.05%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.89%) MS Access
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.94%) Android Studio
2 12 (6.94%) Xcode
3 8 (4.62%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.73%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (21.39%) Finance
2 20 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.98%) Legal
4 12 (6.94%) Publishing
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.73%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.40%) Administrator
2 17 (9.83%) Analyst
2 17 (9.83%) Network Engineer
3 16 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.25%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (8.67%) Architect
4 15 (8.67%) Storage Administrator
4 15 (8.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 15 (8.67%) Unix Administrator
4 15 (8.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.51%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Problem Manager
9 8 (4.62%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Incident Manager
10 7 (4.05%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) Web Services
2 5 (2.89%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.31%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.16%) BAPI
4 2 (1.16%) HTML
4 2 (1.16%) HTML5
4 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 2 (1.16%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.16%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.16%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.58%) Java EE
5 1 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.72%) Data Centre
3 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (6.94%) Clustering
6 11 (6.36%) Driving Licence
7 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.05%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.47%) BYOD
10 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
11 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.73%) LPAR
12 3 (1.73%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.73%) PKI
13 2 (1.16%) AS400
13 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.59%) Windows
2 31 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (15.03%) Linux
4 24 (13.87%) Windows Server
5 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.56%) Solaris
6 20 (11.56%) Unix
6 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.25%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.94%) Android
8 12 (6.94%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.73%) zOS
11 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.10%) ITIL
2 51 (29.48%) Change Management
3 44 (25.43%) Incident Management
4 36 (20.81%) Project Management
4 36 (20.81%) Service Delivery
5 34 (19.65%) Service Management
6 21 (12.14%) Load Balancing
6 21 (12.14%) Service Design
7 19 (10.98%) Change Control
7 19 (10.98%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.40%) High Availability
9 17 (9.83%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.83%) Process Improvement
9 17 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.25%) Capacity Management
11 15 (8.67%) Information Security
11 15 (8.67%) Security Patching
12 13 (7.51%) Patch Management
13 12 (6.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.72%) SQL
2 14 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.51%) Java
4 12 (6.94%) Apple Swift
4 12 (6.94%) Objective-C
5 6 (3.47%) ABAP
5 6 (3.47%) Python
6 4 (2.31%) Perl
7 2 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.67%) Degree
4 13 (7.51%) CISSP
5 8 (4.62%) CCNP
5 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.05%) JNCIA
6 7 (4.05%) JNCIP
6 7 (4.05%) JNCIS
7 6 (3.47%) CCNA
7 6 (3.47%) GCIH
7 6 (3.47%) GIAC
8 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.73%) MCP
9 3 (1.73%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.16%) APMP
10 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.16%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) QA
2 14 (8.09%) SLA
3 12 (6.94%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.20%) HIPAA
6 7 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (2.31%) PMO
8 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.67%) Veritas File System
4 14 (8.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (6.36%) XenApp
6 10 (5.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (5.78%) vSphere
7 8 (4.62%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.31%) Firmware
9 4 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.58%) vCloud
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (12.72%) NetBackup
2 12 (6.94%) SCCM
3 9 (5.20%) SCOM
4 8 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (4.05%) EdgeSight
5 7 (4.05%) Puppet
5 7 (4.05%) WSUS
6 6 (3.47%) Netcool
7 4 (2.31%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.31%) SafeCom
7 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.73%) AppDNA
8 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.73%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.73%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.73%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (1.73%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.16%) Ansible
9 2 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.45%) Oracle
3 24 (13.87%) Veritas
4 21 (12.14%) Cisco
4 21 (12.14%) VMware
5 20 (11.56%) Citrix
6 19 (10.98%) HP
6 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
7 17 (9.83%) Symantec
8 14 (8.09%) F5
8 14 (8.09%) Sun
9 13 (7.51%) Intel Security
10 11 (6.36%) Apple
10 11 (6.36%) Brocade
11 10 (5.78%) SAP
12 9 (5.20%) Juniper
12 9 (5.20%) Palo Alto
13 8 (4.62%) Blue Coat
14 7 (4.05%) Huawei
15 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
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