The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 23 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.71% 3.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.70% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate £390 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 149 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.36% 74.50% 69.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 84 122
Average daily rate £440 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Problem Management
South East

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 5 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Problem Manager
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Manager
1 7 (100.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 6 (85.71%) Support Manager
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Sun