The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.95% 2.09% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 2.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
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£275 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +15.38%
Problem Management
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 216 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 63.84% 75.26% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 148 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £75 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £415 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.11 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% -75.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.31 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Problem Management
East Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (75.00%) VB
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) MSI
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Finance

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSI
2 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OOP
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle