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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 77 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 25 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.56% 0.85% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.03% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £378 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £358 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £552 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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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
1334 878 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.43% 82.52% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 606 383
Average daily rate £365 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 27 (69.23%) ITIL
2 25 (64.10%) Incident Management
3 22 (56.41%) Service Management
4 20 (51.28%) Change Management
5 19 (48.72%) ITSM
6 16 (41.03%) Finance
7 11 (28.21%) Project Management
8 10 (25.64%) SLA
8 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
8 10 (25.64%) Release Management
9 9 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
10 7 (17.95%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Service Continuity Management
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
12 5 (12.82%) MS Office
12 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.26%) VMware
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (7.69%) MCDST
14 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
14 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
14 3 (7.69%) Windows XP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Extranet
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Incident Manager
3 8 (20.51%) Service Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
8 3 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Problem Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management Specialist
10 1 (2.56%) Service Transition Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Incident & Problem Manager
10 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) ITIL
2 25 (64.10%) Incident Management
3 22 (56.41%) Service Management
4 20 (51.28%) Change Management
5 19 (48.72%) ITSM
6 11 (28.21%) Project Management
7 10 (25.64%) Release Management
7 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
8 9 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
9 7 (17.95%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Service Continuity Management
10 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
11 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
12 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.13%) Time Management
12 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Procure-to-pay
13 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
2 3 (7.69%) MCDST
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
2 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Opsview
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas
4 1 (2.56%) Sophos
4 1 (2.56%) Veeam
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Dell