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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.55% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 170 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.88% 75.22% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) Control-M
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) RACF
5 1 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) CICS
5 1 (11.11%) BMC

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Portal
2 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) 2G
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) PABX
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NWDI
1 1 (11.11%) NWDS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Support
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
1 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) WFM
4 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) REXX
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco