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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 78 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 0.49% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.67% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
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£135 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1209 897 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.00% 72.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 506 452
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.25 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Change Management
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) MS Office
6 8 (20.00%) SLA
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) Teradata
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
7 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) MCSA
8 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (10.00%) CCNA
10 4 (10.00%) HP
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) Exstream Dialogue
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) TPMS
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Exstream
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) PC Support
2 5 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Teradata Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Network Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Service Improvement Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 2 (5.00%) Teradata DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Change Management
3 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
5 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Change Control
8 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.00%) Wealth Management
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSA
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCDST
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Teradata
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Brocade
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam
6 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
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