Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 204 168
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 +38
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 55 31 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.51% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.59% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 45
City of London median daily rate £450 £398 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £181 £260 £205
90th Percentile £625 £491 £523
Central London median daily rate £401 £402 £400
% change year-on-year -0.06% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.25 - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 - -

Problem Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,188 5,288 5,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.65% 87.05% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,936 4,203 4,656
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 60
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.09% +10.48%
10th Percentile £11.61 £13.74 £11.98
90th Percentile £38.50 £55.00 £51.58
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £21.07
% change year-on-year +0.40% -5.44% +17.03%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the City of London

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in the City of London

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the City of London

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 30 (54.55%) ITIL
2 22 (40.00%) Finance
3 19 (34.55%) Incident Management
4 18 (32.73%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 15 (27.27%) Change Management
6 14 (25.45%) Cisco
7 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (21.82%) Unix
9 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (20.00%) Banking
9 11 (20.00%) Office 365
9 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.18%) VMware
10 10 (18.18%) Java
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.36%) SLA
11 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
12 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
13 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (12.73%) Software Licensing

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.00%) Office 365
3 7 (12.73%) Mimecast
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) SWIFTNet
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Intranet
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
4 1 (1.82%) SMTP
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) HBase
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.82%) TestRail
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.45%) Market Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Market Data Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Market Data Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Problem Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) SWIFT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Spring
2 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.64%) JMS
3 2 (3.64%) JSP
3 2 (3.64%) Kafka
3 2 (3.64%) Servlets
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Unix
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) ITIL
2 19 (34.55%) Incident Management
3 15 (27.27%) Change Management
4 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.73%) People Management
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (12.73%) Software Licensing
8 6 (10.91%) Budget Control
8 6 (10.91%) Change Control
8 6 (10.91%) SDLC
8 6 (10.91%) Service Management
9 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.27%) Release Management
10 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) Korn
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) CCNA
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (10.91%) MCP
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) CCIE
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) CISA
6 1 (1.82%) CRISC
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ISACA
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) TARGET2
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 2 (3.64%) HDFS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Remedy
5 7 (12.73%) Sophos
5 7 (12.73%) Veeam
6 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Aruba
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.82%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) Reuters
9 1 (1.82%) Splunk
9 1 (1.82%) Wallstreet Suite