The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
London / Croydon
Rank - 27 19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 3.66% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.03% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 248 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.53% 90.84% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 214 84
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Croydon

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy