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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 57 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.52% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.94% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +105.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £367 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
559 720 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.37% 77.92% 68.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 358 276
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 4 £438 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) SLA
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Solaris
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
7 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) HPUX
7 3 (17.65%) Documentum
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Compuware
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Documentum
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) BODI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Informatics
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) PMI
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) CAFM
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (11.76%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Compuware
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
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