The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 22 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.49% 0.40% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.50% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -57.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+42.46% +6.88%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 201 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.23% 79.45% 69.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 124 99
Average daily rate £396 £423 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Middlesex region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Middlesex region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Problem Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Manager
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware