The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 32 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.44% 1.88% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.50% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +15.38%
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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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 120 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 86.18% 75.00% 67.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 49 34
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £615 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) SLA
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (60.00%) OpenView
5 6 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (60.00%) Lotus
5 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
5 6 (60.00%) MCP
5 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (60.00%) Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (20.00%) BODI
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) Windows

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (20.00%) Documentum
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) BODI
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) HPUX
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) CAFM
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) OpenView
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Compuware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco