The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 50 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.37% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.07% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£475 £190 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -70.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
Problem Management
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 563 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.22% 75.77% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 328 147
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 60
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £34.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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
Southend-on-Sea +12 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
7 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Local Government
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) BCP
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) SAS
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Security Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Security Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) BCP
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix