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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 77 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 21 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 2.33% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.69% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 3
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £156 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Problem Management
West Yorkshire

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
1236 965 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.74% 86.39% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 699 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 33 (76.74%) ITIL
2 21 (48.84%) Incident Management
3 19 (44.19%) Change Management
4 17 (39.53%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Service Management
5 13 (30.23%) ITIL V3
6 11 (25.58%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) ITSM
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (13.95%) SAN
9 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.95%) HP
9 6 (13.95%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) DHCP
9 6 (13.95%) DNS
9 6 (13.95%) Replication
10 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (11.63%) CCNA
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.30%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (9.30%) SRDF
11 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
11 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DHCP
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Incident Manager
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL Manager
3 10 (23.26%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Service Manager
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Problem Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) EMC Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) HP Storage Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) HP Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) IBM Storage Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) NetBackup Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Storage Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) ITIL
2 21 (48.84%) Incident Management
3 19 (44.19%) Change Management
4 13 (30.23%) ITIL V3
4 13 (30.23%) Service Management
5 11 (25.58%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) ITSM
8 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
8 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
12 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (2.33%) Release Management
12 1 (2.33%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) MCSE
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) SRDF
3 2 (4.65%) Firmware
3 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) vCloud
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Brocade
3 4 (9.30%) EMC
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) NetApp
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco