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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 53 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 1.98% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.31% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 2
Median daily rate £130 £369 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.74% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £182 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £543 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.86 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
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
680 994 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.43% 85.40% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 682 328
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
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 September 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 +14 10 £130 -74.00%
Winsford - 2 - -
Knutsford +4 1 - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 24 (63.16%) Change Management
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) Incident Management
4 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.95%) Service Management
6 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) ITSM
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
9 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
9 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.79%) Open Source
10 6 (15.79%) SaaS
10 6 (15.79%) PaaS
10 6 (15.79%) IaaS
11 5 (13.16%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Lotus
11 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (13.16%) MCP

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 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) IaaS
1 6 (15.79%) PaaS
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) BGP
3 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) IGRP
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) OSPF
3 1 (2.63%) PBX
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.26%) HR Manager
7 2 (5.26%) ICT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ICT Support
7 2 (5.26%) ICT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.53%) iPhone
5 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.63%) IVR
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Change Management
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) Incident Management
4 11 (28.95%) Service Management
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 9 (23.68%) ITSM
7 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
7 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.89%) Data Management
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C++
1 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCP
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Lotus
3 4 (10.53%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) BMC
3 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.63%) Nortel