The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 37 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.84% 1.20% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.48% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£250 £191 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -52.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 203 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.84% 80.88% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 58 124
Average daily rate £376 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 13
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (76.92%) SLA
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) 3G
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) 2G
3 6 (46.15%) LTE
3 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) HND
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) IBM

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) CICS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) 2G
1 6 (46.15%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Incident Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) NOC Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) zOS
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) REXX
2 1 (7.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) BMC
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus