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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 114 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 54 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.13% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -33.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £182 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £329 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.70 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.70 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.95%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 23 £400 +33.33% 1
Manchester -12 23 £281 +41.50% 4
Lancashire -6 6 £290 -12.12% 1
Merseyside - 1 £293 - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (47.25%) ITIL
2 30 (32.97%) Change Management
3 27 (29.67%) Service Management
4 26 (28.57%) Finance
5 25 (27.47%) SLA
6 24 (26.37%) Incident Management
7 22 (24.18%) Windows
7 22 (24.18%) Service Delivery
8 16 (17.58%) Linux
8 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.48%) UNIX
9 15 (16.48%) SQL
10 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.19%) MS Office
12 11 (12.09%) Oracle
12 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.99%) Release Management
13 10 (10.99%) Banking
13 10 (10.99%) SAP
13 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
13 10 (10.99%) HP
13 10 (10.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (9.89%) Project Management
14 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
14 9 (9.89%) Supplier Management
15 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
15 8 (8.79%) ITIL V3
15 8 (8.79%) VMware
15 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.30%) Exstream Dialogue
1 3 (3.30%) TPMS
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Office
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Exstream
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.20%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.10%) Maximo
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
1 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SAN
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 3 (3.30%) Network Security
2 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.59%) Facilita Forecast
2 6 (6.59%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.20%) Toad
3 2 (2.20%) LoadUI
3 2 (2.20%) JMeter
3 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Service Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) DBA
5 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.49%) PC Support
6 5 (5.49%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Tester
6 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.49%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Field Service Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
1 2 (2.20%) HTML
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.59%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (6.59%) PMI
3 5 (5.49%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.40%) SCORM
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Tandem
7 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) SecurID
7 1 (1.10%) Life Science
7 1 (1.10%) DTV
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) UNIX
4 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) HPUX
6 2 (2.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) ITIL
2 30 (32.97%) Change Management
3 27 (29.67%) Service Management
4 24 (26.37%) Incident Management
5 22 (24.18%) Service Delivery
6 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.99%) Release Management
8 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.89%) Project Management
8 9 (9.89%) Supplier Management
9 8 (8.79%) ITIL V3
9 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (7.69%) Capacity Management
10 7 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.20%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) MCSA
4 6 (6.59%) MCP
4 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.30%) MCSE
6 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.20%) MCTS
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.20%) ISEB
7 2 (2.20%) CCA
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) SCOM
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.40%) OpenView
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) SAP
3 10 (10.99%) HP
4 8 (8.79%) VMware
5 5 (5.49%) Saba
5 5 (5.49%) Teradata
6 4 (4.40%) NetApp
6 4 (4.40%) Citrix
7 3 (3.30%) Remedy
7 3 (3.30%) Brocade
8 2 (2.20%) McAfee
8 2 (2.20%) Sophos
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) Juniper
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