The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Derbyshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 26 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.90% 1.79% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.82% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£298 £200 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £330
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 142 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 69.19% 63.39% 58.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 41
Average daily rate £325 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £117 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.15% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £26.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.25 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Problem Management
East Midlands

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
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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chesterfield +3 3 £300 +50.00%
Derby -5 1 £280 - 2
Problem Management
East Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) HP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) MI Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
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