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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 74 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.67% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
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£135 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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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
1152 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.20% 72.20% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 479 393
Average daily rate £373 £347 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Change Management
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 8 (22.22%) MS Office
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (19.44%) SLA
6 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (19.44%) Teradata
6 7 (19.44%) Performance Management
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (16.67%) MCSA
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) CCNA
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.33%) VPN

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.33%) Exstream Dialogue
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) TPMS
2 2 (5.56%) Lync
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Exstream
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) VPN
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Field Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) PC Support
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Capacity Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Improvement Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Change Management
3 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Management
5 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 2 (5.56%) Line Management
9 2 (5.56%) Coaching
9 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSA
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
2 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Teradata
3 4 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Brocade
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Sophos