The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 21 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.20% - 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Problem Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 114 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.19% 80.85% 89.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 71
Average daily rate £400 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -32.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.71 £25.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Problem Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Contactless
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Contactless
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java