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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 92 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 30 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 0.53% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.67% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £378 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +67.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £358 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £552 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -7 25 £275 -27.15% 2
Bradford - 2 £225 -
Halifax +2 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £400 -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (69.39%) ITIL
2 28 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 25 (51.02%) Service Management
4 24 (48.98%) Change Management
5 21 (42.86%) Finance
6 20 (40.82%) ITSM
7 11 (22.45%) Project Management
7 11 (22.45%) Release Management
8 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
8 10 (20.41%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) SLA
9 9 (18.37%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
10 8 (16.33%) QA
11 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
11 7 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
12 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
12 6 (12.24%) VMware
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.20%) MS Office
13 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
14 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (8.16%) SQL
15 3 (6.12%) MCP
15 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
15 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
15 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Extranet
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Incident Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Service Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Incident & Problem Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) JDE Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) EDI
2 1 (2.04%) WSDL
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) ITIL
2 28 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 25 (51.02%) Service Management
4 24 (48.98%) Change Management
5 20 (40.82%) ITSM
6 11 (22.45%) Release Management
6 11 (22.45%) Project Management
7 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
8 9 (18.37%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 7 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
10 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
11 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (4.08%) Time Management
13 2 (4.08%) CRM
13 2 (4.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCP
2 3 (6.12%) MCDST
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 8 (16.33%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Opsview
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) Sun
3 1 (2.04%) iSOFT
3 1 (2.04%) Sophos
3 1 (2.04%) Veeam