The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Analyst
Rank 243 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.012% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £321 £160
% change year-on-year
-37.74% +100.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Problem Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Problem Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Problem Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Problem Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Problem Analyst
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Problem Analyst in their job title 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 with Problem Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Problem Analyst in their job title 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 with Problem Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft