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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 86 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 22 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.90% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.14% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 16
Median daily rate £325 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £347
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £187.50 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+941.66% +44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-35.96% +100.32%
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
1480 1491 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.54% 79.14% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 883 646
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +117.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 6 £300 -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (55.88%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
7 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 6 (17.65%) Service Management
8 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
9 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
9 4 (11.76%) Puppet
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 4 (11.76%) MCP
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) Unix
9 4 (11.76%) HP
9 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) Extranet
9 4 (11.76%) Law

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 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Liferay
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Extranet
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) PBX
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Introscope
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Law
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Service Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Incident Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) BYOD
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.88%) LPAR
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) SUSE
4 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Document Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCDST
2 4 (11.76%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) KVM
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) nmon
2 2 (5.88%) Salt
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) Endeca
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Northgate
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) LANDesk