Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Problem Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 210 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +35
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 52 39 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.67% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 65
City of London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £158 £304 £207
90th Percentile £625 £589 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

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 21 November 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 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

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £250 -
Problem Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (71.15%) ITIL
2 28 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 25 (48.08%) Change Management
3 25 (48.08%) Finance
4 20 (38.46%) Windows
5 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 13 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (21.15%) Cisco
9 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
10 10 (19.23%) Unix
10 10 (19.23%) SLA
10 10 (19.23%) Banking
10 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
11 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) Splunk
11 9 (17.31%) Service Management
11 9 (17.31%) Java
12 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.38%) Project Management
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3

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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Office 365
3 6 (11.54%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
1 3 (5.77%) Network Security
1 3 (5.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) BGP
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.92%) OSPF
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) HBase
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.77%) German Language
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.92%) Front Office
7 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Administrator
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Market Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Market Data Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Market Data Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Process Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Spring
2 3 (5.77%) Kafka
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) Servlets
4 1 (1.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (9.62%) Fixed Income
3 5 (9.62%) Hedge funds
4 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.77%) CMDB
6 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Fintech
7 1 (1.92%) iPad
7 1 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) ITIL
2 28 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 25 (48.08%) Change Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (17.31%) Service Management
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) People Management
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (11.54%) Software Licensing
11 5 (9.62%) AOP
11 5 (9.62%) Budget Control
11 5 (9.62%) Change Control
11 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Korn
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
4 5 (9.62%) MCSE
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CCIE
6 2 (3.85%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) GAAP
2 1 (1.92%) MiFID
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Flume
4 3 (5.77%) HDFS
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 6 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) Splunk
5 8 (15.38%) AppDynamics
5 8 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.54%) Sophos
7 6 (11.54%) Veeam
8 5 (9.62%) Remedy
9 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.92%) Citrix
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.92%) McAfee
11 1 (1.92%) Nokia
11 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.92%) Reuters