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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 83 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 1.87% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 2.55% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
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£400 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
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
1014 824 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.91% 73.51% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 432 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) SLA
5 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Intranet
5 4 (13.79%) assyst
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) CRISC
6 3 (10.34%) CISSP
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.34%) Retail
6 3 (10.34%) CCNA
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) HP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Introscope
General
1 9 (31.03%) 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 Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) 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
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V2
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Time 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
1 3 (10.34%) CRISC
1 3 (10.34%) CISSP
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) CA Wily
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) FatWire
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat