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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 72 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£265 £255 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £255 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £255 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £340 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.17 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+79.39% -0.52%
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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
1007 862 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 79.81% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 547 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Service Management
3 15 (34.09%) Service Delivery
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 11 (25.00%) Change Management
7 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.45%) SLA
9 8 (18.18%) ITSM
9 8 (18.18%) Project Management
9 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 8 (18.18%) Release Management
9 8 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (18.18%) Capacity Management
10 7 (15.91%) Service Continuity Management
10 7 (15.91%) Line Management
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
10 7 (15.91%) Degree
10 7 (15.91%) QA
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.64%) Procure-to-pay
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (11.36%) Citrix
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.36%) MS Office
12 5 (11.36%) Time Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Extranet
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Service Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Support Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Head of Technology
3 5 (11.36%) Head of Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) Physics
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Service Management
3 15 (34.09%) Service Delivery
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) Change Management
6 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Release Management
7 8 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 8 (18.18%) ITSM
7 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.91%) Service Continuity Management
8 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
8 7 (15.91%) Line Management
9 6 (13.64%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.36%) Time Management
11 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) Ruby
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCP
3 3 (6.82%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
2 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Genesys
4 1 (2.27%) BMC
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Dell