The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 142 173 146
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 96 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.67% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.96% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 41
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£339 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 - £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
Buckinghamshire +19 31 £313 +4.16% 1
Berkshire +5 28 £268 +9.74% 2
Surrey +15 20 £338 -18.18% 4
Hampshire -21 7 £375 +87.50% 5
Oxfordshire -8 3 £375 +53.84% 1
West Sussex - 3 £225 -
East Sussex - 2 £388 -
Middlesex -5 1 £450 +9.75%
Kent - 1 - - 4
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 92 (40.35%) ITIL
2 78 (34.21%) Change Management
3 53 (23.25%) Telecoms
4 51 (22.37%) Incident Management
5 44 (19.30%) Configuration Management
6 43 (18.86%) Windows
7 40 (17.54%) Service Management
8 39 (17.11%) Fault Management
9 37 (16.23%) Performance Management
10 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
11 33 (14.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 32 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (14.04%) Security Cleared
12 32 (14.04%) Active Directory
13 31 (13.60%) SLA
13 31 (13.60%) DNS
14 27 (11.84%) Front Office
14 27 (11.84%) LDAP
14 27 (11.84%) MS Excel
15 26 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (10.53%) GGSN
16 24 (10.53%) SGSN
16 24 (10.53%) Finance
17 23 (10.09%) Project Management
18 21 (9.21%) 4G
19 20 (8.77%) Release Management
20 19 (8.33%) 3G
20 19 (8.33%) SQL
21 18 (7.89%) Juniper
21 18 (7.89%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (4.39%) Lync
5 9 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.07%) IIS
8 2 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.60%) DNS
2 27 (11.84%) LDAP
3 24 (10.53%) GGSN
3 24 (10.53%) SGSN
4 21 (9.21%) 4G
5 19 (8.33%) 3G
6 17 (7.46%) L2TP
6 17 (7.46%) SS7
7 14 (6.14%) SAN
7 14 (6.14%) GSM
7 14 (6.14%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.14%) 2G
8 13 (5.70%) MGW
9 10 (4.39%) DHCP
9 10 (4.39%) MPLS
10 9 (3.95%) Internet
11 7 (3.07%) WAN
11 7 (3.07%) SDH
11 7 (3.07%) DWDM
12 6 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.19%) DB2
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.88%) DataStage
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Toad
1 2 (0.88%) ERwin
General
1 53 (23.25%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.84%) Front Office
3 24 (10.53%) Finance
4 9 (3.95%) Legal
5 6 (2.63%) Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.16%) Analyst
2 28 (12.28%) NOC Engineer
3 20 (8.77%) Problem Manager
4 18 (7.89%) Incident Manager
5 13 (5.70%) Service Manager
5 13 (5.70%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.82%) Release Manager
6 11 (4.82%) Network Support
7 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.39%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.39%) Incident & Problem Manager
8 8 (3.51%) Support Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Architect
10 6 (2.63%) Server Support
10 6 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.63%) IT Support
10 6 (2.63%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.19%) SOAP
1 5 (2.19%) Web Services
2 4 (1.75%) WAP
3 3 (1.32%) HTML
3 3 (1.32%) HTML5
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) WinForms
5 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.07%) Clustering
2 7 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.75%) iSeries
3 4 (1.75%) Physics
3 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.88%) IVR
4 2 (0.88%) DTV
4 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.44%) Replication
5 1 (0.44%) PKI
5 1 (0.44%) MPEG
5 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.86%) Windows
2 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (3.95%) Android
4 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.07%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.19%) UNIX
6 5 (2.19%) Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (40.35%) ITIL
2 78 (34.21%) Change Management
3 51 (22.37%) Incident Management
4 44 (19.30%) Configuration Management
5 40 (17.54%) Service Management
6 39 (17.11%) Fault Management
7 37 (16.23%) Performance Management
8 32 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (10.09%) Project Management
11 20 (8.77%) Release Management
12 15 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (6.58%) Service Delivery
13 14 (6.14%) Network Architecture
14 10 (4.39%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.39%) Validation
14 10 (4.39%) Migration
14 10 (4.39%) ITSM
15 8 (3.51%) Business Analysis
16 7 (3.07%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.33%) SQL
2 7 (3.07%) C
3 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.75%) RPG IV
4 4 (1.75%) RPG
5 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.32%) VB
6 2 (0.88%) VB6
6 2 (0.88%) RPG/400
6 2 (0.88%) Perl
6 2 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.63%) Degree
6 4 (1.75%) CCNA
6 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.88%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CCSA
9 1 (0.44%) CCSE
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) CCSP
9 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.60%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) QA
3 5 (2.19%) BS15000
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.07%) NLBS
3 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) XenApp
5 2 (0.88%) XenServer
5 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) UAG
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Netcool
1 7 (3.07%) OVSD
1 7 (3.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.63%) Netcool/Webtop
2 6 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (2.19%) SCCM
4 3 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.88%) WSUS
5 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 18 (7.89%) Juniper
4 17 (7.46%) Velocent
5 15 (6.58%) Cisco
6 12 (5.26%) Citrix
6 12 (5.26%) MobileIron
6 12 (5.26%) VMware
7 10 (4.39%) Oracle
8 8 (3.51%) Remedy
9 7 (3.07%) Symantec
9 7 (3.07%) SAP
10 6 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.63%) IronPort
10 6 (2.63%) RightFax
11 5 (2.19%) IBM
11 5 (2.19%) Sun
11 5 (2.19%) HP
12 4 (1.75%) NetApp
12 4 (1.75%) Huawei
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