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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 159 149 179
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 99 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.12% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.51% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 21
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£389 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £224 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £405 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 +11 27 £400 +40.35% 4
Hampshire +7 17 £322 +28.90% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 14 £295 -10.94% 3
Surrey -11 13 £350 -3.44% 6
Oxfordshire -13 13 £450 +20.00% 1
West Sussex -8 6 £450 +100.00% 5
Middlesex +8 5 £387 -14.00%
East Sussex -8 4 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 95 (51.91%) ITIL
2 63 (34.43%) Windows
3 55 (30.05%) Change Management
4 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 48 (26.23%) Service Management
6 44 (24.04%) Incident Management
7 42 (22.95%) VMware
8 33 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 32 (17.49%) SQL
10 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (15.85%) Finance
12 28 (15.30%) Oracle
12 28 (15.30%) Active Directory
12 28 (15.30%) SC Cleared
13 27 (14.75%) Service Delivery
14 25 (13.66%) Configuration Management
14 25 (13.66%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.66%) UNIX
14 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (13.11%) SLA
15 24 (13.11%) Telecoms
16 22 (12.02%) DNS
17 21 (11.48%) Capacity Management
18 19 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (10.38%) DHCP
18 19 (10.38%) MS Office
19 18 (9.84%) MS Exchange
19 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.29%) Root Cause Analysis
20 17 (9.29%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.01%) IIS
3 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.92%) SAS
5 8 (4.37%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (3.28%) Lync
7 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.73%) Apache
7 5 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.64%) Documentum
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) MS Office
2 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.92%) MS Project
4 7 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.09%) assyst
3 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.55%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.92%) SaaS
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) Office 365
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.02%) DNS
2 19 (10.38%) DHCP
3 15 (8.20%) SAN
4 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.65%) LAN
5 9 (4.92%) Internet
5 9 (4.92%) Firewall
6 8 (4.37%) WAN
7 6 (3.28%) SMTP
7 6 (3.28%) Intranet
7 6 (3.28%) NAS
8 4 (2.19%) VPN
8 4 (2.19%) SSL
9 3 (1.64%) VoIP
9 3 (1.64%) SNMP
9 3 (1.64%) 3G
9 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.64%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.64%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.64%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.55%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.19%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.55%) RequisitePro
General
1 29 (15.85%) Finance
2 24 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.28%) Publishing
4 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.73%) Back Office
5 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
6 3 (1.64%) Front Office
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (18.58%) Analyst
2 21 (11.48%) Incident Manager
3 16 (8.74%) Support Analyst
3 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (8.20%) Service Manager
5 14 (7.65%) Administrator
6 10 (5.46%) Desktop Support
6 10 (5.46%) Problem Manager
7 8 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Field Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.73%) Systems Support Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) Web Services
2 7 (3.83%) J2EE
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.19%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.19%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.09%) .NET
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) EJB
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) Spring
6 1 (0.55%) jQuery
6 1 (0.55%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.92%) Clustering
4 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.19%) Statistics
6 4 (2.19%) CMDB
7 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) PMI
8 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.55%) SecurID
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.43%) Windows
2 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (13.66%) UNIX
4 19 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.65%) Linux
6 14 (7.65%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.46%) Solaris
8 6 (3.28%) AIX
8 6 (3.28%) Windows 2000
8 6 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.73%) HPUX
9 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (51.91%) ITIL
2 55 (30.05%) Change Management
3 48 (26.23%) Service Management
4 44 (24.04%) Incident Management
5 27 (14.75%) Service Delivery
6 25 (13.66%) Configuration Management
7 21 (11.48%) Capacity Management
8 17 (9.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (8.74%) Project Management
10 13 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.01%) ITSM
12 11 (6.01%) ITIL V3
12 11 (6.01%) Migration
12 11 (6.01%) Release Management
13 10 (5.46%) CRM
14 9 (4.92%) Data Modelling
15 8 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (4.37%) Change Control
15 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.49%) SQL
2 14 (7.65%) Java
3 10 (5.46%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.46%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.92%) Perl
5 6 (3.28%) Python
6 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.19%) VBScript
7 4 (2.19%) VB
8 3 (1.64%) C
8 3 (1.64%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) ABAP
10 1 (0.55%) C#
10 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.55%) RPG
10 1 (0.55%) C-shell
10 1 (0.55%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.55%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 33 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.92%) MCITP
4 9 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.28%) MCSE
5 6 (3.28%) CCNA
6 4 (2.19%) MCSA
6 4 (2.19%) APMP
6 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.19%) MCTS
7 3 (1.64%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.09%) HNC
8 2 (1.09%) HND
8 2 (1.09%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (15.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.28%) XenApp
4 6 (3.28%) vSphere
4 6 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.73%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.64%) Veritas File System
6 3 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.64%) HDFS
7 2 (1.09%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) SCCM
2 9 (4.92%) Nagios
3 8 (4.37%) WSUS
4 7 (3.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.73%) SCOM
5 5 (2.73%) Icinga
6 4 (2.19%) SCSM
7 3 (1.64%) Zenoss
7 3 (1.64%) OVSD
7 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.55%) Control-M
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 42 (22.95%) VMware
3 28 (15.30%) Oracle
4 14 (7.65%) Citrix
4 14 (7.65%) NetApp
5 13 (7.10%) HP
5 13 (7.10%) Cisco
6 10 (5.46%) Informatica
7 8 (4.37%) Remedy
8 7 (3.83%) SAP
9 6 (3.28%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.28%) IBM
10 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.73%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.19%) Huawei
11 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.19%) webMethods
11 4 (2.19%) BEA
11 4 (2.19%) Pega
12 3 (1.64%) Supermicro
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