The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 - 21 24
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.24% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.68% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.29% 73.91% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 52
Average daily rate £550 £420 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £103.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.08%
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 the Midlands

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Problem Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Pega