The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 86 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 1.17% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.64% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
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£298 £215 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.37% -52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1005 1039 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.45% 71.70% 67.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 538 471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
England

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
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 25 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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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 +3 4 £298 +48.75% 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
4 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) SLA
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (21.05%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
5 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.53%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) MI Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) IronPort
2 1 (5.26%) RightFax
2 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM