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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 115 91 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 13 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 1.37% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.88% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 7
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£325 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.34% +39.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
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
2274 1963 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.76% 72.78% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1000 942
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 83
Average hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -6 5 £419 +4.68% 1
Manchester -20 3 £400 -5.32% 4
Merseyside - - - - 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 21 (40.38%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Service Management
2 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
3 13 (25.00%) SLA
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 11 (21.15%) HP
6 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
7 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) MS Office
8 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 7 (13.46%) Change Management
10 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle
10 6 (11.54%) Windows
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (11.54%) Intranet
10 6 (11.54%) Citrix
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Change Control
11 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.62%) Coaching
11 5 (9.62%) ITSM
11 5 (9.62%) Validation
11 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.69%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.77%) IIS
1 3 (5.77%) Documentum
2 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) assyst
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Intranet
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) BODI
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Introscope
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Problem Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Problem Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Defect Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Problem Management Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Informatics
5 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
1 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (5.77%) HPUX
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) SUSE
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Service Management
2 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
3 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Change Control
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) ITSM
6 5 (9.62%) Validation
6 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (5.77%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CRISC
2 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.77%) MCP
2 3 (5.77%) CCNA
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) NFS
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
1 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.92%) MOM
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) HP
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) F5
6 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
6 3 (5.77%) Compuware
7 2 (3.85%) FatWire
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) CA
7 2 (3.85%) Lotus
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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