The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 80 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.25% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.66% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 1
Median daily rate £375 £238 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +28.88%
Problem Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1476 1144 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.92% 75.36% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.65 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Manchester region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Manchester region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) MS Office
6 7 (21.88%) Law
6 7 (21.88%) Change Management
7 6 (18.75%) Document Management
7 6 (18.75%) Extranet
7 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 4 (12.50%) CMDB
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
10 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Legal

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Liferay
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Extranet
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Introscope
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Law
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Service Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Migration Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Head of Operations
5 2 (6.25%) Service Planning Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) CMDB
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) LPAR
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) HPUX
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) Business Continuity
3 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Change Management
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.75%) Document Management
8 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
11 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
11 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCDST
1 3 (9.38%) MCP
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.13%) nmon
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Endeca
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat