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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 94 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 20 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
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£270 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £269 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -6.76%
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
1636 1390 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.34% 77.61% 74.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 935 526
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £13.83 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -9 16 £265 -24.28% 6
Halifax - 2 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £275 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Bradford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (64.71%) ITIL
2 20 (39.22%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) Service Management
4 14 (27.45%) Change Management
5 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 10 (19.61%) SLA
7 9 (17.65%) Windows
7 9 (17.65%) ITSM
7 9 (17.65%) Release Management
7 9 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Service Continuity Management
8 8 (15.69%) Performance Management
8 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.69%) QA
8 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) Degree
9 7 (13.73%) Capacity Management
9 7 (13.73%) Line Management
10 6 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (11.76%) Citrix
11 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.88%) Extranet
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
1 12 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Support Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Head of Technology
3 5 (9.80%) Head of Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Transition Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) JDE Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) EDI
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) Physics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) ITIL
2 19 (37.25%) Service Management
3 14 (27.45%) Change Management
4 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) Release Management
6 9 (17.65%) ITSM
6 9 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Management
7 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) Service Continuity Management
8 7 (13.73%) Line Management
8 7 (13.73%) Capacity Management
9 6 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (9.80%) Time Management
11 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) MCP
4 3 (5.88%) MCDST
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 8 (15.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) iptables
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat