Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 170 148
Rank change year-on-year +56 -22 +34
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 96 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.87% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.04% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 26
East of England median daily rate £325 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.28% +7.85% -
10th Percentile £218 £168 £163
90th Percentile £495 £415 £438
England median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -42.00% -72.30%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.16% -30.50% +11.11%

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 4,374 4,342 3,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.21% 84.94% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,569 2,498 2,287
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 264 326
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.26 £46.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 +28 44 £423 -11.05%
Bedfordshire +12 17 £325 -9.47%
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £300 +76.47% 1
Hertfordshire +9 14 £325 -9.97% 4
Norfolk +8 3 £263 -27.08%
Suffolk -9 2 £425 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 52 (54.17%) ITIL
2 33 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (28.13%) Service Management
3 27 (28.13%) Process Improvement
4 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
5 24 (25.00%) Windows
6 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
7 20 (20.83%) SQL
7 20 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
9 18 (18.75%) Finance
9 18 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (17.71%) Test Strategy
10 17 (17.71%) ITSM
10 17 (17.71%) webMethods
10 17 (17.71%) WebLogic
10 17 (17.71%) Unix
11 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 16 (16.67%) Business Continuity
12 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
12 15 (15.63%) BEA
12 15 (15.63%) Informatica
12 15 (15.63%) Shell Script
12 15 (15.63%) PL/SQL
12 15 (15.63%) Perl
12 15 (15.63%) Java
12 15 (15.63%) CA Gen
13 14 (14.58%) Business Continuity Management

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 17 (17.71%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.33%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
4 4 (4.17%) Akamai
5 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) LAN
2 5 (5.21%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.04%) NAS
5 1 (1.04%) PABX
5 1 (1.04%) PSTN
5 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (6.25%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Power BI
5 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) IDOL
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) CA Gen
2 8 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (5.21%) Checkstyle
3 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.21%) Maven
4 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 7 (7.29%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 11 (11.46%) Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Incident Manager
5 9 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 9 (9.38%) IT Services Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Problem Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Service Management Manager
6 8 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Service Management Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) J2EE
2 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.21%) Spring
2 5 (5.21%) Spring Boot
2 5 (5.21%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) COM
4 1 (1.04%) Ajax
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) ODBC
4 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.13%) CMDB
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Unix
3 8 (8.33%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.13%) AIX
6 3 (3.13%) CentOS
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) ITIL
2 33 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (28.13%) Process Improvement
3 27 (28.13%) Service Management
4 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
5 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
6 20 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
8 18 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (17.71%) ITSM
9 17 (17.71%) Test Strategy
10 16 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
12 14 (14.58%) Business Continuity Management
12 14 (14.58%) Supplier Management
12 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
13 13 (13.54%) OO
13 13 (13.54%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) Java
2 15 (15.63%) Perl
2 15 (15.63%) PL/SQL
2 15 (15.63%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.21%) Java 8
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) MCP
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.13%) MCSE
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.08%) PMO
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Docker
3 3 (3.13%) XenApp
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCOM
2 5 (5.21%) Ansible
2 5 (5.21%) Terraform
3 2 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.04%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) webMethods
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.63%) BEA
3 15 (15.63%) Informatica
4 12 (12.50%) Oracle
4 12 (12.50%) Pega
5 10 (10.42%) NetApp
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco
7 5 (5.21%) BMC
7 5 (5.21%) Citrix
7 5 (5.21%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.17%) F5
9 3 (3.13%) Lotus
10 2 (2.08%) HP
10 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.08%) VMware
11 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds