The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 95 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.73% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
- +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -5.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1373 963 1289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.86% 72.79% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 505 724
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% +7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.25 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.10 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Problem Management
Yorkshire

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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -21 10 £350 -13.84% 3
Bradford - 1 £300 - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) COBIT
6 3 (17.65%) CMMI
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) zOS
6 3 (17.65%) CICS
6 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) COBOL
7 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) FatWire

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) CICS
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ChangeMan
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) CMMI
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
1 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) FatWire
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) BMC