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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / London
Rank 303 224 232
Rank change year-on-year -79 +8  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 100 215 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.15% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 156 127
Median daily rate £375 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £20.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -66.39% +100.00%  

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 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in London

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 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 -10 14 £425 +23.63% 13
Bromley +13 3 £475 -9.52%
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £200 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 148 (55.02%) ITIL
2 108 (40.15%) Windows
3 74 (27.51%) Finance
4 73 (27.14%) Microsoft
5 68 (25.28%) Service Management
6 67 (24.91%) Active Directory
7 64 (23.79%) Change Management
8 55 (20.45%) VMware
9 52 (19.33%) Incident Management
10 50 (18.59%) MS Excel
11 47 (17.47%) SQL
12 43 (15.99%) Citrix
13 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
13 42 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (14.13%) Cisco
14 38 (14.13%) Service Delivery
15 37 (13.75%) MS Office
15 37 (13.75%) Windows 7
15 37 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 36 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (13.01%) SLA
18 32 (11.90%) Oracle
18 32 (11.90%) Linux
19 31 (11.52%) Banking
19 31 (11.52%) Windows Server
20 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
21 29 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (10.04%) SCCM
24 26 (9.67%) ITSM

Problem Management
Top Related 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 15 (5.58%) MS Exchange
1 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (4.09%) IIS
4 9 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.49%) Apache
8 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.12%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.74%) Documentum
10 2 (0.74%) JBoss
10 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 50 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 37 (13.75%) MS Office
3 9 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.46%) Office 365
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.74%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) VPN
1 24 (8.92%) WAN
2 21 (7.81%) DNS
2 21 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.06%) LAN
3 19 (7.06%) Wireless
4 17 (6.32%) Firewall
5 14 (5.20%) Internet
5 14 (5.20%) SAN
6 13 (4.83%) DHCP
6 13 (4.83%) SSL
7 10 (3.72%) VoIP
8 8 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (2.97%) Network Security
9 7 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.60%) NAS
9 7 (2.60%) Skype
10 6 (2.23%) GGSN
10 6 (2.23%) LTE
10 6 (2.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.23%) Apache Hive
3 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.23%) MySQL
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.86%) HBase
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) IDMS
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.86%) JIRA
2 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.74%) Hudson
3 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.37%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Toad
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (27.51%) Finance
2 31 (11.52%) Banking
3 18 (6.69%) Front Office
4 16 (5.95%) Back Office
5 15 (5.58%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.72%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.35%) Legal
8 8 (2.97%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.60%) Law
10 4 (1.49%) Marketing
11 3 (1.12%) Local Government
12 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (24.54%) Analyst
2 32 (11.90%) Support Analyst
3 25 (9.29%) Service Analyst
4 21 (7.81%) Administrator
5 20 (7.43%) Applications Support
6 19 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) Developer
8 13 (4.83%) DBA
8 13 (4.83%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) Service Desk Support
9 12 (4.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) Technical Services Analyst
9 12 (4.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.95%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (2.23%) XML
3 5 (1.86%) .NET
3 5 (1.86%) J2EE
3 5 (1.86%) SOAP
3 5 (1.86%) Spring
3 5 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.74%) HTML
5 2 (0.74%) Middleware
5 2 (0.74%) SAML
5 2 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.37%) ISPF
6 1 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.58%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.35%) NHS
6 7 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.60%) Equities
6 7 (2.60%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.23%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.86%) Clustering
8 5 (1.86%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.49%) SCADA
9 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.49%) Wiki
10 3 (1.12%) iSeries
11 2 (0.74%) CMDB
11 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 108 (40.15%) Windows
2 37 (13.75%) Windows 7
3 32 (11.90%) Linux
4 31 (11.52%) Windows Server
5 26 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.55%) Windows 10
7 17 (6.32%) Unix
8 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.46%) Mac OS X
11 10 (3.72%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.23%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.12%) Android
14 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.74%) Solaris
16 1 (0.37%) VME
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (55.02%) ITIL
2 68 (25.28%) Service Management
3 64 (23.79%) Change Management
4 52 (19.33%) Incident Management
5 38 (14.13%) Service Delivery
6 37 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
8 29 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (9.67%) ITSM
11 22 (8.18%) ITIL V3
12 21 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.43%) Migration
14 19 (7.06%) Capacity Management
15 16 (5.95%) Network Management
15 16 (5.95%) Validation
16 14 (5.20%) Business Continuity
16 14 (5.20%) Information Security
16 14 (5.20%) Project Management
17 13 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.47%) SQL
2 18 (6.69%) Java
2 18 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.72%) Python
4 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.12%) C
5 3 (1.12%) C#
5 3 (1.12%) C++
5 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.12%) VB
6 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.74%) Perl
6 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) COBOL
7 1 (0.37%) JCL
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) Tcl
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (8.55%) Degree
4 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.69%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.83%) MCSE
8 12 (4.46%) CCNA
9 10 (3.72%) CCNP
9 10 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (3.35%) HNC
11 8 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.86%) CCSA
13 5 (1.86%) RHCE
14 4 (1.49%) CCDA
15 3 (1.12%) MCP
16 2 (0.74%) CISSP
16 2 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.01%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 67 (24.91%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (6.32%) XenDesktop
5 15 (5.58%) vSphere
6 14 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.72%) XenApp
9 9 (3.35%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.49%) Apache Flume
12 3 (1.12%) Firmware
12 3 (1.12%) NDS
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.74%) KVM
13 2 (0.74%) UAG
14 1 (0.37%) ACF2
14 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (10.04%) SCCM
2 10 (3.72%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.23%) Puppet
3 6 (2.23%) SCOM
3 6 (2.23%) vMotion
3 6 (2.23%) WMI
4 5 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (1.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.86%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.12%) Ansible
6 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.74%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.37%) DameWare
8 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 73 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 55 (20.45%) VMware
3 43 (15.99%) Citrix
4 38 (14.13%) Cisco
5 32 (11.90%) Oracle
6 19 (7.06%) LANDesk
7 13 (4.83%) ServiceNow
8 12 (4.46%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.72%) HP
9 10 (3.72%) Remedy
10 8 (2.97%) IBM
10 8 (2.97%) ION Trading
11 7 (2.60%) Avaya
11 7 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.60%) Sun
12 6 (2.23%) Huawei
12 6 (2.23%) Intel
12 6 (2.23%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.23%) Nortel
12 6 (2.23%) Symantec
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 21 days ago