The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Leeds 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 69 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 668 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.89% 76.69% 72.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 367 477
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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West Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (78.95%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 4 (21.05%) CMMI
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Physics
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
7 3 (15.79%) COBIT
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
7 3 (15.79%) CICS
7 3 (15.79%) zOS
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (15.79%) CICS
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) ChangeMan
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Incident & Problem Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Physics
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) zOS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) CMMI
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
8 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) FatWire
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix