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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 203 159 183
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +24
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 50 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.88% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.22% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £43.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Berkshire -16 27 £421 +5.31% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £395 +8.96% 5
Surrey -5 6 £288 -28.12% 5
Hampshire -24 4 £115 -64.61% 10
West Sussex - 3 £450 - 4
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 75 (51.37%) ITIL
2 53 (36.30%) Service Management
3 42 (28.77%) Windows
4 36 (24.66%) Incident Management
4 36 (24.66%) Security Cleared
5 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (21.92%) SLA
6 32 (21.92%) HP
7 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
8 27 (18.49%) Change Management
9 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
10 25 (17.12%) Project Management
11 24 (16.44%) Service Delivery
11 24 (16.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (15.75%) Windows 7
12 23 (15.75%) Finance
13 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
14 18 (12.33%) VMware
14 18 (12.33%) ITSM
15 17 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (10.96%) Release Management
16 16 (10.96%) UNIX
17 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
17 15 (10.27%) Cisco
17 15 (10.27%) SQL
17 15 (10.27%) Degree
18 14 (9.59%) Fault Management
19 13 (8.90%) SharePoint 2013
19 13 (8.90%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Project
3 5 (3.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.37%) Maximo
3 1 (0.68%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.68%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) 3G
2 11 (7.53%) Firewall
3 10 (6.85%) Broadband
4 9 (6.16%) DNS
4 9 (6.16%) SAN
5 8 (5.48%) UMTS
5 8 (5.48%) GSM
5 8 (5.48%) LTE
6 7 (4.79%) DHCP
7 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.42%) BIG-IP
7 5 (3.42%) TACACS
7 5 (3.42%) Internet
8 4 (2.74%) SMS
8 4 (2.74%) Nortel Alteon
8 4 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (2.74%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.74%) tcpdump
9 3 (2.05%) 4G
9 3 (2.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.05%) DB2
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) SQLite
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.42%) Back Office
4 5 (3.42%) Publishing
5 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.74%) Marketing
6 3 (2.05%) Billing
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (12.33%) Analyst
2 15 (10.27%) Desktop Support
2 15 (10.27%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (8.90%) Incident Manager
4 12 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.85%) Service Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Operations Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Problem Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Implementation Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Architect
7 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Escalation Manager
9 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) WAP
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.37%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) Ajax
3 1 (0.68%) EDI
3 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.68%) JDBC
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.53%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.05%) iSeries
6 3 (2.05%) Clustering
6 3 (2.05%) AS400
7 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.77%) Windows
2 23 (15.75%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.96%) UNIX
4 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.22%) Linux
5 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.37%) AIX
11 2 (1.37%) HPUX
11 2 (1.37%) Solaris
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.37%) ITIL
2 53 (36.30%) Service Management
3 36 (24.66%) Incident Management
4 27 (18.49%) Change Management
5 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (17.12%) Project Management
7 24 (16.44%) Service Delivery
7 24 (16.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (12.33%) ITSM
9 17 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (10.96%) Release Management
11 14 (9.59%) Fault Management
12 13 (8.90%) Security Management
13 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.85%) Capacity Management
15 7 (4.79%) Performance Management
15 7 (4.79%) Coaching
16 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
16 6 (4.11%) Knowledge Management
16 6 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) VBScript
2 4 (2.74%) VB
3 3 (2.05%) C
4 1 (0.68%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.68%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.68%) COBOL
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.68%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.27%) Degree
4 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.48%) CCNA
6 7 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.11%) MCITP
8 4 (2.74%) CCSP
8 4 (2.74%) CCNP
8 4 (2.74%) MCSE
8 4 (2.74%) CCSA
8 4 (2.74%) CCSE
8 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.05%) MCTS
10 2 (1.37%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.37%) HNC
10 2 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) BS15000
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.42%) vSphere
4 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.05%) KVM
5 3 (2.05%) XenApp
5 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) NLBS
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.11%) SCOM
4 4 (2.74%) Netcool
4 4 (2.74%) OpenView
5 3 (2.05%) WSUS
6 2 (1.37%) Control-M
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.68%) OVSD
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) HP
2 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.33%) VMware
4 15 (10.27%) Cisco
5 10 (6.85%) BMC
5 10 (6.85%) IBM
6 9 (6.16%) Citrix
7 8 (5.48%) EMC
8 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle
9 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.42%) F5
9 5 (3.42%) SAP
9 5 (3.42%) NetApp
9 5 (3.42%) Intel
9 5 (3.42%) Remedy
10 4 (2.74%) Radware
10 4 (2.74%) Nortel
10 4 (2.74%) Dell
10 4 (2.74%) Crossbeam
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