Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 9 December 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
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 153 151
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2 +28
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 77 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 29
East of England median daily rate £338 £351 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.71% +16.83% -
10th Percentile £256 £170 £163
90th Percentile £499 £512 £440
England median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 0
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £22.13
% change year-on-year +31.03% -34.46% +0.57%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,227 4,289 4,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.36% 84.83% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,501 2,480 2,307
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 257 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £33.33 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.86% +5.81% +31.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.04 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the East of England

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in the East of England

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the East of England

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the East of England

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Essex +14 40 £420 -11.58% 1
Bedfordshire +15 14 £350 +16.67% 1
Hertfordshire -9 9 £275 -31.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £300 +76.47% 4
Norfolk +9 3 £269 -25.35%
Suffolk -4 2 £425 - 2
East Anglia - 1 - - 2
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 39 (50.65%) ITIL
2 28 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 25 (32.47%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
5 23 (29.87%) Service Management
6 20 (25.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (23.38%) Finance
7 18 (23.38%) webMethods
7 18 (23.38%) BEA
7 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
7 18 (23.38%) Unix
7 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
7 18 (23.38%) SQL
7 18 (23.38%) WebLogic
7 18 (23.38%) Test Strategy
7 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
8 16 (20.78%) Oracle
8 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (20.78%) Risk Management
8 16 (20.78%) ITSM
9 15 (19.48%) Business Continuity
9 15 (19.48%) Informatica
9 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
9 15 (19.48%) J2EE
9 15 (19.48%) Java
9 15 (19.48%) Perl
9 15 (19.48%) Supplier Management
9 15 (19.48%) CA Gen
10 14 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
10 14 (18.18%) Windows

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (23.38%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.69%) Confluence
3 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) IaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Akamai
5 2 (2.60%) Office 365
6 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) BIG-IP
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) PABX
4 1 (1.30%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.79%) Big Data
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) CA Gen
2 9 (11.69%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) Checkstyle
3 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Service Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Incident Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Service Management Manager
6 9 (11.69%) IT Manager
6 9 (11.69%) IT Services Manager
7 8 (10.39%) IT Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Problem Manager
9 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Consultant
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) Services Delivery Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) J2EE
2 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (6.49%) Spring
2 5 (6.49%) Spring Boot
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) COM
3 1 (1.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Unix
2 14 (18.18%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.90%) AIX
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Solaris
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) ITIL
2 28 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 25 (32.47%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
5 23 (29.87%) Service Management
6 20 (25.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
7 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
7 18 (23.38%) Test Strategy
8 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (20.78%) ITSM
8 16 (20.78%) Risk Management
9 15 (19.48%) Business Continuity
9 15 (19.48%) Supplier Management
10 14 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
11 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
12 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.58%) OO
12 12 (15.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) Java
2 15 (19.48%) Perl
2 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.49%) Java 8
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) MCP
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) GDPR
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Ansible
2 5 (6.49%) Terraform
3 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.30%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.30%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) BEA
1 18 (23.38%) webMethods
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) Informatica
4 12 (15.58%) Pega
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.49%) Cloudera
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco
7 4 (5.19%) F5
7 4 (5.19%) NetApp
8 3 (3.90%) Lotus
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.30%) BMC
9 1 (1.30%) CA
9 1 (1.30%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.30%) Remedy
9 1 (1.30%) SAP