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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 87 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 1.44% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.83% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £225 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -24.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £250 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.15 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -22.92%
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
1278 1150 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.36% 79.09% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 620 785
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 8 £380 +52.00% 2
Halifax -17 1 - -
Bradford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Physics
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) SSL
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
8 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (11.76%) Hyperic

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Physics
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) zOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) CMMI
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Actimize
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk