The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 Kent 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 41 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 189 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.89% 67.74% 67.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -5.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SLA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft