The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills 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 Management over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 111 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.35% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £219 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2386 2077 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.39% 73.19% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1041 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Problem Management
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 Management across the North West region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Problem Management
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 Management across the North West region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Problem Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Manchester -10 12 £363 +57.60% 4
Cheshire +1 10 £388 -3.12% 2
Merseyside - - - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) Incident Management
3 16 (28.57%) Service Management
4 14 (25.00%) SLA
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.21%) Finance
6 12 (21.43%) HP
7 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
7 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) Change Management
9 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.07%) MS Office
10 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
11 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (12.50%) Intranet
11 7 (12.50%) Citrix
11 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (10.71%) Oracle
13 5 (8.93%) SQL
13 5 (8.93%) ITSM
13 5 (8.93%) Validation
13 5 (8.93%) Migration
13 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
13 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (8.93%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Documentum
2 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) assyst
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Intranet
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) BODI
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Introscope
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Problem Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Problem Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Defect Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Statistics
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Informatics
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Solaris
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE
5 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) Incident Management
3 16 (28.57%) Service Management
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) ITSM
8 5 (8.93%) Validation
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Change Control
8 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 4 (7.14%) Time Management
9 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.36%) CRISC
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.57%) OpenView
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) MOM
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) HP
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Compuware
7 3 (5.36%) CA
7 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.36%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) FatWire
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) Lotus
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
9 1 (1.79%) McAfee
9 1 (1.79%) Veeam
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