The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 72 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.07% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.85 £7.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.33% -78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.12%
Problem Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1125 1126 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.27% 70.77% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 582 453
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 85
Average hourly rate £16.30 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £55.53 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +4 7 £275 +5.76% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £250 -
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £325 +41.30% 2
Leicestershire +13 2 £343 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VB
2 9 (34.62%) MS Office
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (26.92%) QA
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
6 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) MSI
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) SLA
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (19.23%) SCCM
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ADSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MSI
2 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) MI Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) Service Management
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) OOP
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Line Management
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) VBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
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