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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 110 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 42 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.21% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.51% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 13
Median daily rate £355 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £540 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.86 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
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
2836 3383 2337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.38% 80.59% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2057 1298
Median daily rate £400 £401 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 134 102
Median hourly rate £21.05 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.38% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 21 £325 +140.74% 7
Cheshire +6 19 £400 - 2
Merseyside +7 1 £385 +31.62% 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 56 (58.33%) ITIL
2 36 (37.50%) Change Management
3 29 (30.21%) Incident Management
4 26 (27.08%) Service Management
4 26 (27.08%) Windows
5 19 (19.79%) Finance
5 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (14.58%) DevOps
8 12 (12.50%) ITSM
8 12 (12.50%) Linux
8 12 (12.50%) Oracle
9 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (10.42%) Blackberry
10 10 (10.42%) MS Office
10 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
10 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
11 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
11 9 (9.38%) Unix
11 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
12 8 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 8 (8.33%) Windows XP

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 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.08%) FileNet
5 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) Liferay
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) SaaS
2 7 (7.29%) IaaS
2 7 (7.29%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) Extranet
2 5 (5.21%) WAN
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) PBX
3 4 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (3.13%) SAN
4 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) HTTP
5 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) NAS
5 2 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) OSPF
6 1 (1.04%) Skype
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Introscope
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Law
2 5 (5.21%) Legal
3 4 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Local Government
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Service Manager
3 11 (11.46%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Backup Specialist
5 7 (7.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 7 (7.29%) Senior Network Specialist
6 6 (6.25%) Incident Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Cutover Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Data Centre Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Service Planning Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.13%) iPhone
5 3 (3.13%) PMI
6 2 (2.08%) BYOD
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) Life Science
6 2 (2.08%) LPAR
6 2 (2.08%) Tandem
7 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Unix
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 2 (2.08%) HPUX
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) SUSE
7 2 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.33%) ITIL
2 36 (37.50%) Change Management
3 29 (30.21%) Incident Management
4 26 (27.08%) Service Management
5 15 (15.63%) Project Management
6 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.58%) DevOps
6 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 12 (12.50%) ITSM
8 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.33%) Process Improvement
11 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
11 7 (7.29%) Migration
11 7 (7.29%) Open Source
12 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.21%) Document Management
13 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) C++
1 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) Python
3 4 (4.17%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.13%) JCL
5 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) REXX
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.29%) MCP
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (4.17%) CCNA
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.17%) MCDST
6 3 (3.13%) MCSA
6 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.08%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) MCTS
8 1 (1.04%) CCNP
8 1 (1.04%) ISEB
8 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) KVM
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.08%) CA Wily
5 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.08%) nmon
5 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.04%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.04%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) Salt
6 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) Apple
6 3 (3.13%) BMC
6 3 (3.13%) Juniper
6 3 (3.13%) Lotus
6 3 (3.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.08%) CA
7 2 (2.08%) Ektron
7 2 (2.08%) Endeca
7 2 (2.08%) Genesys
7 2 (2.08%) Informatica
7 2 (2.08%) Northgate
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
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