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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.91% 6.96% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 8.03% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £451 £525 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
151 274 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.36% 86.71% 75.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 60
Median daily rate £450 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 5 £451 -14.19% 2
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (50.00%) OO
1 14 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) J2EE
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) Service Management
4 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
5 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Pega
5 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Unix
5 9 (32.14%) XML
5 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (28.57%) webMethods
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) RUP
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (21.43%) BEA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) Documentum
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) OSPF
1 2 (7.14%) SNMP
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) CA Gen
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) PVCS
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Manager
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Major Incident Manager
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Documentum Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) J2EE
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 4 (14.29%) WinForms
4 3 (10.71%) EDIFACT
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) VME
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (50.00%) OO
1 14 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Service Management
4 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.00%) RUP
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) ITSM
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Pega
3 8 (28.57%) webMethods
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) BEA
6 5 (17.86%) Informatica
7 4 (14.29%) Aruba
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.29%) Remedy
7 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
8 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 2 (7.14%) TOWER Software
8 2 (7.14%) WSO2