The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Analyst
Rank 141 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% - 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£110 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £383 £158
% change year-on-year
-67.32% +142.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Problem Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Problem Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Problem Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Problem Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Problem Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Problem Analyst
England

Problem Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Problem Analyst in their job title 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 with Problem Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 3 (33.33%) assyst
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Problem Analyst in their job title 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 with Problem Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP