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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 30 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.15% 3.97% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 5.04% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £500 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
272 119 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 83.69% 78.81% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 38
Average daily rate £460 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 19 £500 +17.64%
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (70.59%) Data Modelling
2 23 (67.65%) Configuration Management
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) OO
6 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
6 15 (44.12%) Oracle
6 15 (44.12%) Process Improvement
7 14 (41.18%) Pega
7 14 (41.18%) Unix
7 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
8 13 (38.24%) RUP
8 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
9 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
9 12 (35.29%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (35.29%) Informatica
10 9 (26.47%) BEA
10 9 (26.47%) webMethods
10 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
10 9 (26.47%) Perl
10 9 (26.47%) Java
11 7 (20.59%) Scrum
12 6 (17.65%) J2EE
12 6 (17.65%) JIRA
13 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
13 5 (14.71%) User Stories
13 5 (14.71%) MS Office
13 5 (14.71%) Windows
13 5 (14.71%) XML

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) CA Gen
2 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.88%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Pentaho Developer
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Software Architect
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) Java EE
3 3 (8.82%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) IVR
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Data Modelling
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Configuration Management
3 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (47.06%) OO
5 15 (44.12%) Process Improvement
6 13 (38.24%) RUP
6 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
7 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) User Stories
10 4 (11.76%) Analytics
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) MVC
11 3 (8.82%) Service Management
11 3 (8.82%) TDD
11 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 9 (26.47%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Pega
3 12 (35.29%) Informatica
4 9 (26.47%) BEA
4 9 (26.47%) webMethods
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Intel Security