The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank - 73 58
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.38% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £29.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +74.88%
Problem Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 616 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.40% 78.77% 76.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 381 366
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Problem Management
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy AR System

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy