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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.74% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -8.58%
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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
96 65 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.59% 60.19% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 42
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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

Problem Management
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Statistics
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) SLA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle