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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 213 182 166
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 50 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.01% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 20
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£320 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £236 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £517 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £29.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +7.81%
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
7215 6120 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.97% 71.35% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3284 2885
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 235 363
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Berkshire +12 30 £378 -7.92% 2
Hampshire -22 7 £245 -24.61% 4
Surrey -3 6 £300 -25.00% 2
Kent +2 3 £200 -42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - - 7
West Sussex -12 1 £220 -45.00% 2
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 88 (53.66%) ITIL
2 54 (32.93%) Service Management
3 48 (29.27%) Windows
4 36 (21.95%) Security Cleared
5 35 (21.34%) Incident Management
6 34 (20.73%) HP
6 34 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 30 (18.29%) SLA
9 28 (17.07%) Project Management
9 28 (17.07%) Service Delivery
9 28 (17.07%) Change Management
9 28 (17.07%) SC Cleared
10 27 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (14.02%) Finance
11 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (10.98%) UNIX
12 18 (10.98%) Blackberry
12 18 (10.98%) Windows 7
13 17 (10.37%) SQL
13 17 (10.37%) Cisco
13 17 (10.37%) ITSM
14 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
14 16 (9.76%) VMware
15 15 (9.15%) 3G
15 15 (9.15%) Telecoms
15 15 (9.15%) Release Management
16 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.05%) Lync
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.44%) IIS
7 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) MS Project
3 4 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.22%) Maximo
3 1 (0.61%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) 3G
2 11 (6.71%) Firewall
3 10 (6.10%) SAN
4 9 (5.49%) Broadband
5 8 (4.88%) LTE
6 7 (4.27%) DNS
7 6 (3.66%) GSM
7 6 (3.66%) UMTS
7 6 (3.66%) TACACS
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.66%) 4G
8 5 (3.05%) tcpdump
8 5 (3.05%) Internet
8 5 (3.05%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (3.05%) BIG-IP
8 5 (3.05%) Nortel Alteon
8 5 (3.05%) Wireshark
8 5 (3.05%) SMS
9 4 (2.44%) DHCP
10 3 (1.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.44%) DB2
5 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) SQLite
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.61%) DataStage
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Toad
1 1 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 23 (14.02%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.27%) Publishing
3 7 (4.27%) Retail
4 6 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.05%) Back Office
6 4 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (12.20%) Analyst
2 16 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (8.54%) Incident Manager
4 13 (7.93%) Problem Manager
5 12 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Architect
6 11 (6.71%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.27%) Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.05%) DBA
10 5 (3.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Implementation Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) WAP
2 3 (1.83%) HTML
2 3 (1.83%) HTML5
3 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.61%) Ajax
4 1 (0.61%) JDBC
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.71%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.88%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.44%) iSeries
6 4 (2.44%) User Experience
7 3 (1.83%) AS400
7 3 (1.83%) Clustering
8 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) CMDB
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.27%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Windows 7
2 18 (10.98%) UNIX
3 13 (7.93%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.49%) Android
5 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.27%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.22%) AIX
11 2 (1.22%) HPUX
11 2 (1.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.66%) ITIL
2 54 (32.93%) Service Management
3 35 (21.34%) Incident Management
4 28 (17.07%) Service Delivery
4 28 (17.07%) Change Management
4 28 (17.07%) Project Management
5 27 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.37%) ITSM
8 15 (9.15%) Release Management
9 14 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.93%) Fault Management
11 12 (7.32%) Security Management
12 9 (5.49%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.88%) Performance Management
13 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.27%) Coaching
15 6 (3.66%) Trend Analysis
15 6 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.37%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) C
3 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.83%) VBScript
3 3 (1.83%) VB
3 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.22%) RPG
4 2 (1.22%) RPG IV
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) RPG/400
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) COBOL
5 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.93%) Degree
4 10 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.49%) CCNA
5 9 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.05%) CCSA
7 5 (3.05%) CCSE
7 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.05%) CCSP
7 5 (3.05%) CCNP
8 4 (2.44%) MCSE
9 3 (1.83%) MCITP
9 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.22%) HNC
10 2 (1.22%) HND
10 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.66%) BS15000
3 2 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) vSphere
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.83%) KVM
4 3 (1.83%) XenApp
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.61%) NLBS
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) NetBackup
1 7 (4.27%) OVSD
2 5 (3.05%) Netcool
2 5 (3.05%) SCCM
2 5 (3.05%) SCOM
2 5 (3.05%) OpenView
3 3 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.83%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.22%) Control-M
4 2 (1.22%) WSUS
4 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) HP
2 32 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.37%) Cisco
4 16 (9.76%) VMware
5 11 (6.71%) IBM
5 11 (6.71%) Oracle
6 10 (6.10%) BMC
7 8 (4.88%) EMC
7 8 (4.88%) MobileIron
8 6 (3.66%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.66%) Citrix
8 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.66%) Symantec
8 6 (3.66%) Remedy
9 5 (3.05%) Radware
9 5 (3.05%) Crossbeam
9 5 (3.05%) Intel
9 5 (3.05%) Nortel
9 5 (3.05%) SAP
9 5 (3.05%) F5
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