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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank - 17 28
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.45% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £188 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-32.59% +100.32%
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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 46 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.02% 79.31% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 60
Median daily rate £373 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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