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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +48.99%
Problem Management
England

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
151 136 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.24% 81.93% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 56 51
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods