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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 25 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.02% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£560 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -22.92%
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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
137 117 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.90% 65.00% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Economics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MBA
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle