The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 29 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.47% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 7.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -6.76%
Problem Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.64% 67.86% 62.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 42
Average daily rate £450 £368 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -22.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £212 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £491 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.23% +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Shropshire region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -7 7 £600 +42.85%
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) webMethods
4 5 (45.45%) BEA
5 4 (36.36%) SAX
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (27.27%) Pega
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 3 (27.27%) Informatica
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) HBase

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Software Architect
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) SAX
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
7 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
1 5 (45.45%) BEA
1 5 (45.45%) webMethods
2 3 (27.27%) Pega
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet