The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 29 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.94% 3.92% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 6.19% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£293 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £44.60 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.94% +74.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 194 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 63.43% 63.40% 64.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 121 101
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £33.47 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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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
Sheffield -5 3 £275 +6.79% 1
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) CA
7 4 (28.57%) Unicenter
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Finance

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (7.14%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
7 2 (14.29%) CentOS
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) WFM
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) CMMI
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Unicenter
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Foglight
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) CA
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle