The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 42 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.03% 1.64% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.76% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£238 £293 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +67.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £279 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £307 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
288 181 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.04% 59.54% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 105 117
Average daily rate £350 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 £238 -13.63%
Doncaster -8 1 - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Peregrine
2 1 (12.50%) HP