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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 110 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 54 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.02% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.31% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 7
Median daily rate £375 £284 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% +15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £160 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +677.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +48.99%
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
3185 2895 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.53% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1668 1250
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 140 119
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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
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 May 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 -12 19 £378 +50.24% 2
Cheshire -3 16 £325 -27.77% 2
Lancashire +7 9 £399 +27.60% 1
Cumbria - 7 - - 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 54 (63.53%) ITIL
2 34 (40.00%) Change Management
3 33 (38.82%) Service Management
4 31 (36.47%) Finance
5 27 (31.76%) Incident Management
6 22 (25.88%) Windows
7 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.00%) Project Management
9 16 (18.82%) MS Office
9 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 14 (16.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (14.12%) Banking
13 11 (12.94%) SLA
13 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
14 10 (11.76%) ITIL V3
14 10 (11.76%) Oracle
14 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
14 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
15 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
16 8 (9.41%) Java
16 8 (9.41%) MCP
16 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
16 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
17 7 (8.24%) Process Improvement
17 7 (8.24%) Demand Management
17 7 (8.24%) Unix
17 7 (8.24%) 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 6 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.35%) FileNet
4 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) Liferay
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.18%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Office
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Extranet
2 5 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (4.71%) SAN
4 3 (3.53%) Firewall
5 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.35%) HTTP
5 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.18%) IGRP
6 1 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (1.18%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) OSPF
6 1 (1.18%) PBX
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) VoIP
6 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Introscope
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Law
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.71%) Legal
6 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.35%) Local Government
7 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Service Manager
3 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.41%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Backup Specialist
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Data Centre Manager
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Migration Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Middleware
2 3 (3.53%) J2EE
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Blackberry
1 7 (8.24%) PMI
2 6 (7.06%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Clustering
4 4 (4.71%) CMDB
4 4 (4.71%) Contactless
4 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Life Science
6 2 (2.35%) LPAR
6 2 (2.35%) Tandem
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) IVR
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.71%) Android
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Linux
6 3 (3.53%) Solaris
7 2 (2.35%) HPUX
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) SUSE
7 2 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) OS/390
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) ITIL
2 34 (40.00%) Change Management
3 33 (38.82%) Service Management
4 27 (31.76%) Incident Management
5 17 (20.00%) Project Management
6 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 14 (16.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
10 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
10 10 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.24%) Demand Management
12 7 (8.24%) Migration
12 7 (8.24%) Process Improvement
12 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.06%) Document Management
14 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
14 5 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.53%) C++
3 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.53%) JCL
3 3 (3.53%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.35%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) VBScript
5 1 (1.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.41%) MCP
5 7 (8.24%) PMI Certification
6 6 (7.06%) MCSE
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CCNA
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.53%) MCDST
9 2 (2.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.35%) MCSA
10 1 (1.18%) CCNP
10 1 (1.18%) ISEB
10 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.06%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.53%) CA Wily
3 3 (3.53%) OpenView
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.35%) nmon
4 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.18%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) IBM
5 5 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) EMC
6 3 (3.53%) Juniper
6 3 (3.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.35%) CA
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) Ektron
7 2 (2.35%) Endeca
7 2 (2.35%) Genesys
7 2 (2.35%) Informatica
7 2 (2.35%) Lotus
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.18%) Axway
8 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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