The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 60 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.71% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £190 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 1 £130 - 3
Brentwood - - - -
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects