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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 123 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 31 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.64% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.89% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
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£338 £420 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £304 £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £16.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+976.92% +10.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +30.43%
Problem Management
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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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Manchester -4 20 £350 -17.15% 4
Cheshire -4 9 £450 +91.48% 2
Lancashire +7 2 £313 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL
3 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Service Management
4 11 (23.40%) SLA
5 9 (19.15%) Change Management
5 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
5 9 (19.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (17.02%) Capacity Management
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
6 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
8 6 (12.77%) Teradata
8 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.64%) MS Office
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (10.64%) NHS
9 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) VMware
10 4 (8.51%) Validation
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (8.51%) CCNA
10 4 (8.51%) HP
10 4 (8.51%) Citrix
10 4 (8.51%) Release Management
10 4 (8.51%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.13%) Lync
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Documentum
1 1 (2.13%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Network Security
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) BODI
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Problem Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Service Improvement Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Teradata Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Network Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Network Support
5 3 (6.38%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.26%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) MDX
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) NHS
2 4 (8.51%) Statistics
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Informatics
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) HPUX
2 3 (6.38%) Solaris
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.40%) Service Management
4 9 (19.15%) Change Management
4 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
4 9 (19.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (17.02%) Capacity Management
6 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Validation
7 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 3 (6.38%) Coaching
8 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.13%) CRISC
4 1 (2.13%) MCDST
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
1 1 (2.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Teradata
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Compuware
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) AppSense
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