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 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 87 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.05% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.07% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£273 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £274 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £384 £431
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%
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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
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Service Management
3 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) Change Management
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (25.00%) SLA
6 9 (22.50%) ITSM
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Release Management
6 9 (22.50%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 8 (20.00%) QA
7 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
9 6 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) MS Office
10 5 (12.50%) Time Management
11 4 (10.00%) Legal

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Extranet
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Head of Technology
2 5 (12.50%) Head of Service Delivery
2 5 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Service Management
3 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (27.50%) Change Management
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (22.50%) ITSM
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Release Management
6 9 (22.50%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
9 6 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Time Management
11 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCDST
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
1 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Veeam