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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 88 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.19% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Average daily rate £370 £353 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +235.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £246 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +28.88%
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
1286 1347 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.43% 76.84% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 799 616
Average daily rate £390 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire +9 4 £370 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 - 2
Northamptonshire +9 1 £425 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) AquaLogic
4 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Tuxedo
4 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) OS/390
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) OpenText MBPM

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) AquaLogic
1 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (33.33%) Tuxedo
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Support
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) OS/390
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) QMS
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Axway
2 4 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) SAP