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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 81 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 1.55% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.10% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £102 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £335 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +17.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.17 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+79.39% +4.29%
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
1246 1096 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.43% 74.00% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 578 418
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 76
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +8 12 £350 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire -7 5 £110 -56.00% 1
Derbyshire +3 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) MS Office
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) SLA
5 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) DataPower
6 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.14%) Coaching
7 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Remedy
7 6 (17.14%) HPUX
7 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
7 6 (17.14%) Service Management
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 5 (14.29%) LAN
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) SCCM
8 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MSI
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) DataPower
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) HPUX
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Service Management
1 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
1 6 (17.14%) Coaching
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) OOP
3 4 (11.43%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) People Management
4 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
2 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.43%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) REXX
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Remedy
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) 3PAR