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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 0.78% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.92% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £185 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.36 £43.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-54.98% +168.75%

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
1104 1527 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.20% 85.07% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 891 699
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 27 February 2017, 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 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Service Management
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.79%) People Management
4 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (15.79%) Resource Allocation
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) IBM Domino
4 6 (15.79%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
5 5 (13.16%) Finance
5 5 (13.16%) MS Office
5 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.53%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) SLA
6 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.53%) QA
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) JIRA
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 (15.79%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Extranet
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Service Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Domino Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Defect Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Service Planning Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Strategy Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) People Management
4 6 (15.79%) Resource Allocation
4 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.89%) Document Management
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) KVM
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ganglia
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Salt
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Northgate