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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 79 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 25 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 0.69% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.85% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £378 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +34.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.95%
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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
1391 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.11% 81.29% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 540 406
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 24 (63.16%) Incident Management
3 22 (57.89%) Service Management
4 20 (52.63%) Change Management
5 18 (47.37%) ITSM
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) Project Management
8 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
8 9 (23.68%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (23.68%) SLA
8 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
8 9 (23.68%) Release Management
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) Service Continuity Management
11 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.16%) Replication
11 5 (13.16%) MS Office
12 4 (10.53%) HP
12 4 (10.53%) VMware
12 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (7.89%) Brocade
13 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
1 3 (7.89%) Extranet
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Incident Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Service Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Problem Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 24 (63.16%) Incident Management
3 22 (57.89%) Service Management
4 20 (52.63%) Change Management
5 18 (47.37%) ITSM
6 10 (26.32%) Project Management
7 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (23.68%) Release Management
7 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Service Continuity Management
9 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
10 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.63%) Document Management
12 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCDST
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
2 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) SRDF
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Opsview
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Brocade
3 3 (7.89%) NetApp
3 3 (7.89%) EMC
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam