The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 107 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 37 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.47% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Median daily rate £395 £287 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.86% -15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.83 £37.09 £18.52
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.32%
Problem Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2606 1974 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.23% 78.09% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1153 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -15 12 £445 +33.83% 2
Birmingham -6 5 £501 +100.20% 4
Coventry -8 4 £388 -8.82% 5
Staffordshire - 4 £400 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 23 (36.51%) Data Modelling
3 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
4 21 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 21 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.40%) Java
7 15 (23.81%) J2EE
7 15 (23.81%) Service Management
7 15 (23.81%) Incident Management
8 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.05%) OO
9 12 (19.05%) Windows
10 11 (17.46%) SLA
11 10 (15.87%) Change Management
12 9 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (14.29%) WSO2
13 8 (12.70%) Unix
13 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.70%) HTML
13 8 (12.70%) SQL
14 7 (11.11%) .NET
14 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
14 7 (11.11%) C#
14 7 (11.11%) Oracle
14 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 7 (11.11%) CSS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Documentum
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) VPN
1 5 (7.94%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) BGP
4 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.17%) Junos
4 2 (3.17%) MPLS
4 2 (3.17%) OSPF
4 2 (3.17%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) VLAN
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.17%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) CA Gen
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Incident Manager
3 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Head of Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) Head of Service Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) Problem Manager
5 5 (7.94%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Major Incident Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) J2EE
2 8 (12.70%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 7 (11.11%) WinForms
3 7 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.59%) Hystrix
4 1 (1.59%) JDBC
4 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.59%) Swagger
4 1 (1.59%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) EPoS
3 2 (3.17%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) BYOD
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.17%) VME
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 23 (36.51%) Data Modelling
3 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
4 21 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 21 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 15 (23.81%) Service Management
7 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 12 (19.05%) OO
9 10 (15.87%) Change Management
10 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (11.11%) Mobile Development
11 7 (11.11%) MVC
11 7 (11.11%) TDD
12 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (7.94%) RUP
13 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) COBOL
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNP
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) CCDA
5 1 (1.59%) CCSA
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.59%) Grafana
1 1 (1.59%) Graphite
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) WSO2
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 6 (9.52%) Informatica
5 5 (7.94%) Pega
6 4 (6.35%) BEA
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.76%) Brocade
7 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.76%) webMethods
8 2 (3.17%) Avaya
8 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) Nortel
9 1 (1.59%) Sun
Telford, Shropshire
Catchfish
Rate: Dependent on Skills and Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago