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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 87 71 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +41
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 8 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 1.75% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.24% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £225 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.77% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £148 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £281 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -31.40%
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
1316 1206 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.32% 77.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 646 798
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 7 £378 +34.22% 4
Halifax -15 1 - -
Bradford - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Service Management
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) CMMI
7 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (21.05%) Physics
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) CentOS
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) COBIT
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
8 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) Perl

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Support Specialist
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
1 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Physics
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) zOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) CMMI
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) FatWire
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Actimize
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) IBM