The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 115 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.18% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £420 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.33% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £82 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.75 £29.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Problem Management
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 10 £423 +65.68% 6
Cheshire -18 7 £235 -21.66% 4
Merseyside -1 2 £413 +403.04% 4
Lancashire -20 1 - - 3
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) ITIL
3 20 (37.04%) Finance
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 12 (22.22%) DHCP
5 12 (22.22%) DNS
5 12 (22.22%) Banking
6 11 (20.37%) Oracle
6 11 (20.37%) UNIX
6 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
7 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.67%) Change Management
8 9 (16.67%) WSUS
8 9 (16.67%) SCCM
8 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
9 8 (14.81%) HP
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
9 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.96%) Linux
10 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.96%) Information Security
10 7 (12.96%) Change Control
10 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DHCP
1 12 (22.22%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) MPLS
5 5 (9.26%) OSPF
5 5 (9.26%) BGP
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) WAAS
7 3 (5.56%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Extranet
8 2 (3.70%) Broadband
9 1 (1.85%) NAS
9 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Applications Support
3 7 (12.96%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Teradata Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Problem Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.26%) e-Health
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) UNIX
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 7 (12.96%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) AIX
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Tru64
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) MVS
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.96%) Information Security
4 7 (12.96%) Change Control
5 6 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Management
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Data Security
8 3 (5.56%) Network Management
8 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) REXX
4 1 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) CCNP
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCTS
4 3 (5.56%) MCITP
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) ProxySG
3 4 (7.41%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) WSUS
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Netcool
3 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.85%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) Teradata
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
4 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
4 5 (9.26%) NetScout
4 5 (9.26%) F5
5 4 (7.41%) Nortel
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Altiris
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) AppSense
Preston
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago