The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 76 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £423 £255 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.68% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £247 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £263 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
4 8 (29.63%) WSUS
4 8 (29.63%) SCCM
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 7 (25.93%) Change Control
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (22.22%) Workflow
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Teradata
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
7 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Terminal Server
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Applications Support
1 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Teradata Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Control
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) E-business
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) MCTS
3 3 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) WSUS
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Netcool
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Teradata
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Nortel
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) NetScout
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) F5