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 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 - 23 19
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.90% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.70% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £195 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +48.99%
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
79 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.00% 70.48% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in 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