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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 66 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 23 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 0.84% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.15% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 5
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£200 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £218 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -5.12%
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
1000 872 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 73.65% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 488
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) MS Office
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.79%) assyst
6 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Intranet
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) JBoss
7 2 (6.90%) Apache
7 2 (6.90%) Tomcat

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Introscope
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Service Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) FatWire