The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 29 June 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 > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 285 265
Rank change year-on-year -11 -20  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 132 150 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 105 126
London median daily rate £425 £420 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +15.46%  
10th Percentile £216 £211 £245
90th Percentile £559 £588 £538
England median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +1.83% +6.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
London median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -29.30%  
10th Percentile £12.58 £15.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £22.16 £20.40 £33.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18036 18488 19232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.76% 85.45% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50342 52165 48000
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £333 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 397 607
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in London

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in London

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in London

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in London

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 20 £298 -38.97% 11
Westminster - 2 £288 -
West End of London - 2 £313 -
Wimbledon -1 1 - -
Croydon -13 1 £325 -27.77%
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 120 (50.63%) ITIL
2 87 (36.71%) Windows
3 80 (33.76%) Change Management
4 66 (27.85%) Incident Management
5 61 (25.74%) Microsoft
6 60 (25.32%) Finance
7 53 (22.36%) SQL
8 51 (21.52%) Service Management
9 49 (20.68%) Active Directory
10 40 (16.88%) Service Delivery
11 37 (15.61%) VMware
12 36 (15.19%) Unix
12 36 (15.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 34 (14.35%) Python
14 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
15 30 (12.66%) Oracle
15 30 (12.66%) Banking
16 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
17 28 (11.81%) Cisco
17 28 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (11.39%) SLA
18 27 (11.39%) ITIL Certification
19 26 (10.97%) Citrix
19 26 (10.97%) ITSM
20 25 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (10.13%) PowerShell
21 24 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 23 (9.70%) Capacity Management
22 23 (9.70%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.17%) IIS
2 17 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.53%) Apache
4 6 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.69%) nginx
6 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.84%) Documentum
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.49%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.27%) RMDS
3 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.84%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.49%) Office 365
3 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.84%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.02%) DNS
1 19 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.59%) Firewall
3 17 (7.17%) Wireless
4 14 (5.91%) DHCP
5 13 (5.49%) WAN
6 12 (5.06%) LAN
6 12 (5.06%) VPN
7 10 (4.22%) BGP
8 9 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (3.80%) Internet
9 7 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.95%) Network Security
9 7 (2.95%) OSPF
9 7 (2.95%) SAN
10 6 (2.53%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (2.53%) EIGRP
10 6 (2.53%) VoIP
11 5 (2.11%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.11%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.11%) HBase
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.27%) Big Data
8 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.84%) MySQL
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (8.86%) JIRA
2 8 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.42%) LSMW
General
1 60 (25.32%) Finance
2 30 (12.66%) Banking
3 17 (7.17%) Front Office
3 17 (7.17%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.38%) Retail
5 7 (2.95%) Back Office
5 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.11%) Legal
7 5 (2.11%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 2 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (35.86%) Analyst
2 46 (19.41%) Support Analyst
3 23 (9.70%) Service Analyst
4 18 (7.59%) Applications Support
5 17 (7.17%) Developer
5 17 (7.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Service Manager
7 14 (5.91%) Administrator
7 14 (5.91%) Consultant
8 12 (5.06%) DBA
9 11 (4.64%) Banking Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.22%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.22%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Credit Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Technical Support
11 9 (3.80%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.80%) Web Services
2 7 (2.95%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.53%) .NET
3 6 (2.53%) Middleware
4 4 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.69%) J2EE
4 4 (1.69%) SOAP
4 4 (1.69%) Spring
5 3 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.27%) Kafka
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (1.27%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.27%) REST
6 2 (0.84%) SAML
6 2 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.42%) BAPI
7 1 (0.42%) ISPF
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.44%) Fixed Income
3 18 (7.59%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.06%) CMDB
4 12 (5.06%) Replication
5 11 (4.64%) Clustering
6 9 (3.80%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.38%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.95%) NHS
9 5 (2.11%) SCADA
9 5 (2.11%) Wiki
10 4 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.27%) Equities
11 3 (1.27%) PMI
12 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.71%) Windows
2 36 (15.19%) Unix
3 23 (9.70%) Windows 7
4 21 (8.86%) Windows Server
5 20 (8.44%) Linux
6 18 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.33%) Windows 10
8 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (4.22%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.95%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.53%) Solaris
11 6 (2.53%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.27%) Android
12 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) VME
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (50.63%) ITIL
2 80 (33.76%) Change Management
3 66 (27.85%) Incident Management
4 51 (21.52%) Service Management
5 40 (16.88%) Service Delivery
6 36 (15.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 26 (10.97%) ITSM
8 24 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (9.70%) Capacity Management
10 22 (9.28%) Configuration Management
11 21 (8.86%) Electronic Trading
11 21 (8.86%) Migration
12 19 (8.02%) ITIL V3
13 18 (7.59%) Asset Management
13 18 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (7.17%) Algorithmic Trading
14 17 (7.17%) Project Management
14 17 (7.17%) Release Management
15 15 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.36%) SQL
2 34 (14.35%) Python
3 24 (10.13%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.91%) Java
5 9 (3.80%) C++
6 8 (3.38%) C
7 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.53%) Perl
7 6 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.69%) C#
9 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.84%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.42%) COBOL
10 1 (0.42%) JCL
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) VB
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (11.39%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.17%) Degree
4 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.22%) CCNP
7 9 (3.80%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.38%) MCSE
9 7 (2.95%) CCNA
9 7 (2.95%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.53%) CCIE
11 5 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.11%) HNC
11 5 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.69%) CISM
12 4 (1.69%) CISSP
12 4 (1.69%) MCITP
12 4 (1.69%) MCP
12 4 (1.69%) MCSA
13 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) PMO
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (20.68%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (4.22%) vSphere
4 6 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.69%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.69%) XenApp
6 3 (1.27%) Docker
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.84%) Firmware
7 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.84%) UAG
8 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (7.59%) SCCM
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (2.95%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.11%) Ansible
3 5 (2.11%) Nagios
4 4 (1.69%) Dollar Universe
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.27%) Control-M
5 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (1.27%) Puppet
5 3 (1.27%) Rancher
5 3 (1.27%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.27%) vMotion
5 3 (1.27%) WMI
6 2 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.61%) VMware
3 30 (12.66%) Oracle
4 28 (11.81%) Cisco
5 26 (10.97%) Citrix
6 22 (9.28%) ServiceNow
7 16 (6.75%) ION Trading
7 16 (6.75%) Splunk
8 15 (6.33%) LANDesk
9 13 (5.49%) AppDynamics
9 13 (5.49%) Sun
10 8 (3.38%) Avaya
10 8 (3.38%) Remedy
11 7 (2.95%) HP
12 6 (2.53%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.11%) iManage
13 5 (2.11%) New Relic
13 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.69%) F5
14 4 (1.69%) Veritas
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