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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 157 128
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 +68
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 26 11 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 11
10th Percentile £185 £335 £376
25th Percentile £233 £378 £433
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £506 £490
Median % change year-on-year +1.23% +3.32% +3.16%
75th Percentile £572 £635 £534
90th Percentile £638 £734 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £506 £490
% change year-on-year -1.23% +3.32% +5.38%

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 3,978 2,923 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.74% 91.49% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,146 1,794
10th Percentile £388 £358 £333
25th Percentile £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £601
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £508
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Problem Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Problem Management in the City of London

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the City of London

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (30.77%) Service Management
4 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) Time Management
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (26.92%) ITSM
5 7 (26.92%) Azure
5 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
6 6 (23.08%) Power Management
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (23.08%) MCSE
6 6 (23.08%) MCSA
6 6 (23.08%) CCENT
7 5 (19.23%) Agile
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) SLA
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) Social Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (15.38%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless

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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (11.54%) AWS
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) SD-WAN
4 2 (7.69%) DWDM
4 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Broadband
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) Softphone
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) XPEDITER
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Social Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (7.69%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) IT Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) IT Operations Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Housing Association
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) VMS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (30.77%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) Time Management
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 7 (26.92%) ITSM
5 6 (23.08%) Power Management
6 5 (19.23%) Agile
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) COBOL
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCENT
2 6 (23.08%) MCSA
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) GRC
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
1 2 (7.69%) SCSM
2 1 (3.85%) Control-M
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Draytek
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Meraki
4 2 (7.69%) Mitel
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Snow