The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 86 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.81% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.03% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
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£425 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £243 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.38%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1262 1169 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.72% 78.72% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 678 716
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 34
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Leeds -4 10 £413 +122.97% 8
Bradford - 1 - - 3
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 21 (87.50%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
6 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Ruby
9 3 (12.50%) Physics
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (12.50%) Tomcat

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Problem Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Transition Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Operator
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Physics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) zOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
5 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (8.33%) ITSM
9 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Ruby
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JCL
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Actimize
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Genesys
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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