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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 85 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 21 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 0.96% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.22% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Median daily rate £325 £193 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £481 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £187.50 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+941.66% +56.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +20.90%
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
1504 1397 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.90% 78.57% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 850 606
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.35% +94.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 1
Oldham - 2 - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Service Management
4 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
4 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
7 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
7 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Document Management
9 5 (12.82%) Law
9 5 (12.82%) Change Management
9 5 (12.82%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.82%) MS Office
9 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.82%) Extranet
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
10 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
10 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) Unix

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 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Liferay
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Extranet
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) PBX
2 3 (7.69%) VoIP
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Introscope
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Service Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Incident Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Service Planning Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) BYOD
4 2 (5.13%) CMDB
4 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 2 (5.13%) LPAR
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) SUSE
4 2 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.82%) Document Management
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Release Management
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C++
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCDST
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Firmware
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CA Wily
1 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (5.13%) nmon
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.13%) CA
5 2 (5.13%) Endeca
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Northgate
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) AppSense
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk