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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 61 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 26 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.41% 0.62% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 0.77% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate
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£270 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £238 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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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
896 782 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.89% 81.04% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 476 309
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 (69.44%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) Service Management
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
6 6 (16.67%) Line Management
6 6 (16.67%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.89%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Release Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (13.89%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (11.11%) Subversion
8 4 (11.11%) QA
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 4 (11.11%) SLA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Extranet
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Head of Technology
3 4 (11.11%) Head of Service Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) CMDB
2 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.78%) Physics
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) Service Management
3 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
6 6 (16.67%) Line Management
6 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.89%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Release Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (13.89%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Ruby
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCDST
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Genesys
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Actimize