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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / North West
Rank 103 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 30 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 9
Median daily rate £185 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.97 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +12.50%

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
2163 3070 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.39% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1856 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 108
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 16 £185 -43.07% 5
Cheshire +18 6 £130 -65.90%
Lancashire +13 5 £350 -30.00%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 68 (71.58%) ITIL
2 61 (64.21%) Change Management
3 36 (37.89%) Service Management
4 35 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (29.47%) Incident Management
6 27 (28.42%) Windows
6 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
6 27 (28.42%) DevOps
7 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (26.32%) PRINCE2
9 23 (24.21%) Data Management
10 22 (23.16%) Open Source
11 21 (22.11%) SaaS
11 21 (22.11%) PaaS
11 21 (22.11%) IaaS
12 20 (21.05%) Service Delivery
13 18 (18.95%) ITSM
14 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
14 17 (17.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 16 (16.84%) Linux
15 16 (16.84%) Oracle
15 16 (16.84%) Windows XP
16 15 (15.79%) MS Office
16 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (14.74%) Release Management
17 14 (14.74%) Management Information System
17 14 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
17 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
18 13 (13.68%) Blackberry
19 12 (12.63%) Computer Science

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (11.58%) IBM Notes
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.32%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Office
2 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.05%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.11%) IaaS
1 21 (22.11%) PaaS
1 21 (22.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) WAN
2 4 (4.21%) LAN
3 3 (3.16%) Extranet
4 2 (2.11%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) IPsec
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) NAS
5 1 (1.05%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) GitLab
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Log4j
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Law
2 3 (3.16%) Legal
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Service Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) DBA
7 10 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (9.47%) Service Manager
9 7 (7.37%) Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.32%) Operational Support Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Operations Support Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Domino Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.05%) REST
2 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.05%) SOAP
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) WSDL
2 1 (1.05%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) XSL
2 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.68%) Blackberry
4 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.47%) Tandem
6 5 (5.26%) iPhone
7 4 (4.21%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.11%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.05%) Life Science
9 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.05%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Windows XP
3 10 (10.53%) Unix
4 9 (9.47%) Windows 2000
5 8 (8.42%) AIX
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.26%) VME
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.05%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (71.58%) ITIL
2 61 (64.21%) Change Management
3 36 (37.89%) Service Management
4 28 (29.47%) Incident Management
5 27 (28.42%) DevOps
6 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (26.32%) PRINCE2
8 23 (24.21%) Data Management
9 22 (23.16%) Open Source
10 20 (21.05%) Service Delivery
11 18 (18.95%) ITSM
12 17 (17.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (14.74%) Release Management
15 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
15 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (11.58%) Trend Analysis
16 10 (10.53%) High Availability
17 9 (9.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.11%) Perl
1 2 (2.11%) Python
1 2 (2.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) C#
2 1 (1.05%) C++
2 1 (1.05%) Java
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.05%) Ruby
2 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) MCP
4 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.16%) ISEB
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) KVM
3 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.11%) Ganglia
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
2 2 (2.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Salt
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 11 (11.58%) Lotus
4 6 (6.32%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) ICL
6 4 (4.21%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.21%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco
8 2 (2.11%) Juniper
8 2 (2.11%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.05%) Apple
9 1 (1.05%) BMC
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (1.05%) Lumension
9 1 (1.05%) Northgate
9 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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