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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
London / City of London
Rank 139 125 147
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 1.00% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.14% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 29
Median daily rate £425 £348 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London.

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

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) LAN
7 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Firewall
7 5 (14.29%) Document Management
7 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (11.43%) iManage
8 4 (11.43%) Office 365
8 4 (11.43%) Marketing
8 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management

Problem Management
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.86%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) HBase
3 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Toad
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Equities
5 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.86%) NPfIT
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Document Management
5 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITSM
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) High Availability
8 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) People Management
8 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CCSA
4 1 (2.86%) CCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.86%) SCSM
2 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) iManage
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) BMC
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.86%) Meraki
5 1 (2.86%) Nintex
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
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