The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank - 23 19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.88% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +28.88%
Problem Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.81% 75.22% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Northern Ireland region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland