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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 128 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 16 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 1.17% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +59.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +10.91%
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
2546 1974 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.21% 72.20% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1000 854
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 94
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.70 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -20 9 £475 +3.54% 5
Cheshire +2 6 £388 -4.90% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) SLA
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) MS Office
6 7 (15.56%) Windows
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) VMware
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Control
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Teradata
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) ITSM
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (8.89%) Solaris
9 4 (8.89%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.67%) Documentum
1 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Intranet
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) BODI
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Introscope
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Problem Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Problem Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Teradata Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Defect Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Teradata DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) Statistics
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Informatics
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) HPUX
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Service Management
2 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.11%) Change Control
4 5 (11.11%) Coaching
4 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) ITSM
4 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) CRISC
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) OpenView
1 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Teradata
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) F5
6 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) Compuware
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) FatWire
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) AppSense
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
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