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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 86 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.57% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Average daily rate £363 £350 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £180 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1650.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +28.88%
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
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (80.00%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Service Management
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.29%) Law
9 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
10 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (11.43%) Extranet
10 4 (11.43%) Document Management
10 4 (11.43%) CMDB
11 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
11 3 (8.57%) MCDST

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Extranet
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) Xcode
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Service Manager
2 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL Service Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) Ajax
1 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) HTML5
1 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) PhoneGap
1 2 (5.71%) WCF
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
5 6 (17.14%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Document Management
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Android Development
9 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
9 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
1 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCDST
1 3 (8.57%) MCP
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) EMC
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) OpenText