The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 72 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.32% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -10.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
775 683 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.88% 78.33% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 390 471
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Physics
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Physics
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) CMMI
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
1 2 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Actimize
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk