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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 158 175 156
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 99 59 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.68% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.96% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 33
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£350 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £130 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £424 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £19.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.50 £65.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.12%
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
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Hampshire +9 33 £260 +85.05% 1
Berkshire +14 32 £378 +42.45% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £419 -
Surrey +6 10 £350 - 2
Kent +6 9 £356 +1.78% 3
West Sussex -2 4 £331 -21.13% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £175 -53.33%
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 103 (52.82%) ITIL
2 60 (30.77%) Service Management
3 53 (27.18%) Incident Management
4 49 (25.13%) Windows
5 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
6 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 31 (15.90%) Project Management
9 30 (15.38%) HP
9 30 (15.38%) Change Management
10 28 (14.36%) SLA
11 27 (13.85%) SC Cleared
11 27 (13.85%) Release Management
11 27 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (11.79%) Finance
13 22 (11.28%) ITSM
14 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
15 20 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 20 (10.26%) Windows 7
16 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.74%) SQL
17 18 (9.23%) Blackberry
17 18 (9.23%) VMware
18 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
19 16 (8.21%) UNIX
20 15 (7.69%) 3G
20 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
20 15 (7.69%) DV Cleared
21 14 (7.18%) MS Exchange
22 13 (6.67%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.59%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.56%) Lync
7 4 (2.05%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.54%) IIS
8 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.13%) MS Office
3 6 (3.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.54%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.69%) 3G
2 9 (4.62%) SAN
3 8 (4.10%) Firewall
3 8 (4.10%) Broadband
3 8 (4.10%) LTE
4 7 (3.59%) 4G
5 6 (3.08%) DNS
5 6 (3.08%) Internet
6 4 (2.05%) GSM
6 4 (2.05%) UMTS
6 4 (2.05%) DHCP
6 4 (2.05%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.54%) Nortel Alteon
7 3 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (1.54%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.54%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.54%) SMS
7 3 (1.54%) TACACS
8 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.59%) DB2
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.03%) DataStage
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQLite
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) ERwin
2 2 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.08%) Publishing
5 5 (2.56%) Back Office
5 5 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.54%) Front Office
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (13.85%) Analyst
2 18 (9.23%) Problem Manager
2 18 (9.23%) Incident Manager
3 12 (6.15%) Architect
3 12 (6.15%) Support Engineer
4 11 (5.64%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (5.64%) Release Manager
5 9 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (4.62%) Operations Manager
5 9 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (4.62%) Service Analyst
5 9 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.10%) Developer
6 8 (4.10%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.59%) Consultant
7 7 (3.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.59%) Senior Architect
8 6 (3.08%) Incident & Problem Manager
8 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.54%) HTML
1 3 (1.54%) .NET
1 3 (1.54%) WAP
1 3 (1.54%) HTML5
2 2 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.51%) Ajax
3 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.51%) JDBC
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.10%) Data Extraction
6 7 (3.59%) iSeries
7 5 (2.56%) AS400
8 4 (2.05%) User Experience
9 3 (1.54%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.54%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.03%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) PMI
11 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.13%) Windows
2 20 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.21%) UNIX
4 13 (6.67%) Linux
5 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.62%) Android
7 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.59%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.03%) AIX
12 2 (1.03%) HPUX
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.82%) ITIL
2 60 (30.77%) Service Management
3 53 (27.18%) Incident Management
4 31 (15.90%) Project Management
5 30 (15.38%) Change Management
6 27 (13.85%) Release Management
6 27 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (11.28%) ITSM
8 20 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.13%) Security Management
10 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.62%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.62%) Fault Management
11 9 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.62%) Validation
11 9 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.10%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (4.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.74%) SQL
2 8 (4.10%) C
3 5 (2.56%) RPG
3 5 (2.56%) RPG IV
4 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.54%) RPG/400
5 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.03%) Perl
6 2 (1.03%) VBScript
6 2 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) COBOL
7 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.10%) Degree
6 7 (3.59%) CCNA
6 7 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.05%) MCITP
8 3 (1.54%) CCSA
8 3 (1.54%) CCSE
8 3 (1.54%) MCSE
8 3 (1.54%) CCSP
8 3 (1.54%) CCNP
8 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.03%) HNC
9 2 (1.03%) HND
9 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.51%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.36%) SLA
2 8 (4.10%) QA
3 6 (3.08%) BS15000
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.56%) XenApp
3 5 (2.56%) vSphere
4 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.54%) KVM
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) Xen
6 1 (0.51%) NLBS
6 1 (0.51%) UAG
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) Netcool
2 8 (4.10%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.59%) OVSD
4 6 (3.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 6 (3.08%) Netcool/Webtop
5 5 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.05%) SCCM
6 4 (2.05%) SCOM
7 3 (1.54%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.54%) OpenView
8 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.03%) Control-M
8 2 (1.03%) WSUS
8 2 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.38%) HP
3 18 (9.23%) VMware
4 13 (6.67%) Cisco
4 13 (6.67%) IBM
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle
6 9 (4.62%) BMC
7 8 (4.10%) Remedy
7 8 (4.10%) Citrix
7 8 (4.10%) MobileIron
8 7 (3.59%) EMC
9 5 (2.56%) Intel
9 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.56%) Symantec
10 4 (2.05%) Dell
11 3 (1.54%) Nortel
11 3 (1.54%) NetApp
11 3 (1.54%) Radware
11 3 (1.54%) Crossbeam
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