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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 72 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.92% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
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
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 18 April 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 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
6 3 (18.75%) CMMI
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) COBIT
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) zOS
6 3 (18.75%) CICS
6 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) CentOS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) ChangeMan
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) COBOL
7 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ChangeMan
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) zOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) CMMI
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) FatWire
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk