Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 154 179
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 52 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 0.88% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.08% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 17
East of England median daily rate £351 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.00% - -22.58%
10th Percentile £169 £163 £187
90th Percentile £488 £423 £465
England median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 3
East of England median hourly rate £12.86 - £29.00
10th Percentile £10.28 - £26.00
90th Percentile £23.50 - £129.80
England median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -11.76% +37.84%

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 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 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
Cambridgeshire - 17 £170 - 6
Bedfordshire -14 10 £324 +52.47% 1
Hertfordshire -5 9 £400 +60.00% 3
Essex -21 7 £475 +46.15%
Norfolk - 7 £360 - 1
Suffolk +9 1 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 36 (69.23%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.69%) Incident Management
4 14 (26.92%) Windows
4 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
5 13 (25.00%) ITSM
5 13 (25.00%) Service Management
6 12 (23.08%) Cisco
7 11 (21.15%) NetApp
8 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) Terminal Services
10 8 (15.38%) SLA
10 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.46%) Firewall
11 7 (13.46%) Retail
11 7 (13.46%) Degree
11 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
11 7 (13.46%) DNS
11 7 (13.46%) MCP
11 7 (13.46%) HP
11 7 (13.46%) Remedy
12 6 (11.54%) Citrix
12 6 (11.54%) Java
12 6 (11.54%) Security Management
13 5 (9.62%) DameWare
13 5 (9.62%) Finance

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 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) DNS
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 4 (7.69%) DHCP
3 4 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) NAS
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) VoIP
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.92%) DDNS
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (13.46%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Service Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.77%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
2 4 (7.69%) REST
2 4 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Java SE
3 1 (1.92%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) FMCG
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Incident Management
3 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 13 (25.00%) ITSM
4 13 (25.00%) Service Management
5 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.54%) Security Management
8 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
8 5 (9.62%) Proactive Management
9 4 (7.69%) Information Governance
9 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.77%) People Management
11 2 (3.85%) Line Management
11 2 (3.85%) Project Management
11 2 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
1 7 (13.46%) MCP
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) DameWare
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco
3 11 (21.15%) NetApp
4 7 (13.46%) HP
4 7 (13.46%) Remedy
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix
6 5 (9.62%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.69%) CommVault
7 4 (7.69%) EqualLogic
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.69%) Symantec
7 4 (7.69%) Veritas
7 4 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (1.92%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto