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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / North West
Rank 84 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 47 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 1.29% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 11
Median daily rate £325 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £341 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
2102 3133 2416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 81.08% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1910 1442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +21 21 £185 -48.96% 9
Lancashire +18 13 £350 -53.33%
Cheshire +11 10 £130 -74.00%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 69 (67.65%) ITIL
2 63 (61.76%) Change Management
3 35 (34.31%) Service Management
4 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (30.39%) Incident Management
6 30 (29.41%) Windows
7 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 28 (27.45%) DevOps
8 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
10 24 (23.53%) Data Management
11 23 (22.55%) Open Source
12 22 (21.57%) SaaS
12 22 (21.57%) PaaS
12 22 (21.57%) IaaS
13 20 (19.61%) Linux
13 20 (19.61%) Service Delivery
14 19 (18.63%) Oracle
15 18 (17.65%) ITSM
16 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 17 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
18 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
18 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (13.73%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (13.73%) Release Management
20 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
21 12 (11.76%) MS Office
21 12 (11.76%) Unix
21 12 (11.76%) Oracle Reports

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 10 (9.80%) IBM Notes
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.88%) IBM Domino
4 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Office
2 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.98%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.57%) IaaS
1 22 (21.57%) PaaS
1 22 (21.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) WAN
2 7 (6.86%) LAN
3 5 (4.90%) Firewall
4 3 (2.94%) NAS
4 3 (2.94%) PBX
4 3 (2.94%) SAN
4 3 (2.94%) VoIP
5 2 (1.96%) DHCP
5 2 (1.96%) DNS
5 2 (1.96%) Internet
5 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.96%) VPN
5 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.98%) Extranet
6 1 (0.98%) IPsec
6 1 (0.98%) LDAP
6 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) GitLab
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) Log4j
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Service Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Service Manager
6 10 (9.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) DBA
6 10 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (6.86%) Administrator
7 7 (6.86%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.88%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Operations Support Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) WSDL
3 1 (0.98%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) XSL
3 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.82%) Tandem
5 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.92%) iPhone
6 4 (3.92%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.96%) BYOD
8 2 (1.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.98%) Life Science
9 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.98%) PKI
9 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
4 12 (11.76%) Unix
5 9 (8.82%) Windows 2000
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.84%) AIX
7 5 (4.90%) VME
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.98%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (67.65%) ITIL
2 63 (61.76%) Change Management
3 35 (34.31%) Service Management
4 31 (30.39%) Incident Management
5 28 (27.45%) DevOps
6 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
8 24 (23.53%) Data Management
9 23 (22.55%) Open Source
10 20 (19.61%) Service Delivery
11 18 (17.65%) ITSM
12 17 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (13.73%) Release Management
15 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
16 11 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (9.80%) Business Continuity
17 10 (9.80%) High Availability
17 10 (9.80%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) C++
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.94%) Python
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) MCP
4 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.94%) CCNA
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.94%) ISEB
6 2 (1.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.96%) MCSE
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) KVM
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.96%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) Salt
4 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.63%) Oracle
3 10 (9.80%) Lotus
4 7 (6.86%) Citrix
5 6 (5.88%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) ICL
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.94%) Thales
9 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco
9 2 (1.96%) IBM
9 2 (1.96%) Juniper
9 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.96%) Splunk
10 1 (0.98%) Apple
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.98%) Northgate
10 1 (0.98%) Remedy
10 1 (0.98%) Symantec
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