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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 47 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.43% 3.48% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 3.95% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £460 £313 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% -25.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
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
370 177 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.13% 88.06% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 89 56
Median daily rate £460 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £313 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 18 £460 +47.20% 1
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 31 (81.58%) Data Modelling
2 30 (78.95%) Configuration Management
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (47.37%) Unix
5 18 (47.37%) PL/SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
6 17 (44.74%) Informatica
7 14 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (36.84%) Process Improvement
8 13 (34.21%) JIRA
9 12 (31.58%) Scrum
10 11 (28.95%) Pentaho
10 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
10 11 (28.95%) Confluence
10 11 (28.95%) Big Data
10 11 (28.95%) Analytics
11 10 (26.32%) Pega
11 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
12 8 (21.05%) OO
13 7 (18.42%) RUP
13 7 (18.42%) WSO2
14 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
14 6 (15.79%) BEA
14 6 (15.79%) webMethods
14 6 (15.79%) Perl
14 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
15 5 (13.16%) Java

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 11 (28.95%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (28.95%) Big Data
2 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
2 11 (28.95%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.26%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Hadoop Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Pentaho Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) J2EE
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) IVR
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Data Modelling
2 30 (78.95%) Configuration Management
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (36.84%) Process Improvement
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) Analytics
8 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
9 8 (21.05%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) RUP
11 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.16%) User Stories
13 4 (10.53%) Change Management
13 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
14 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
14 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
15 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
15 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) PL/SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCNP
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) Informatica
3 10 (26.32%) Pega
4 7 (18.42%) WSO2
5 6 (15.79%) BEA
5 6 (15.79%) webMethods
6 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software