The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 58 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.68% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.77% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +83.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £374 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £465 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
Problem Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
742 789 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.91% 82.10% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 480 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £18.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.29% -47.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +1 12 £425 -
Macclesfield -4 3 - -
Knutsford -5 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Change Management
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) MS Office
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.21%) ITSM
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 6 (18.18%) Unix
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.18%) MCSE
8 6 (18.18%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) MCP
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
9 5 (15.15%) IaaS
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) SaaS
9 5 (15.15%) PaaS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) IaaS
1 5 (15.15%) PaaS
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) BGP
2 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) IGRP
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) OSPF
2 1 (3.03%) PBX
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Service Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.06%) HR Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Migration Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Service Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Change Management
3 11 (33.33%) Service Management
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) ITSM
7 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
9 4 (12.12%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Coaching
10 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) VB
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) MCSE
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.15%) MCP
4 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) BMC
4 2 (6.06%) Lotus
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Nortel
5 1 (3.03%) VMware