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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 95 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 30 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 0.48% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.60% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 6
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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 £260 £300 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £513 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.95%
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
1851 1325 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.44% 79.29% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 835 650
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 49
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 25 £275 -27.15% 4
Bradford - 2 £225 -
Problem Management
Yorkshire

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (70.83%) ITIL
2 27 (56.25%) Incident Management
3 25 (52.08%) Service Management
4 21 (43.75%) Change Management
5 19 (39.58%) ITSM
5 19 (39.58%) Finance
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 10 (20.83%) Release Management
8 9 (18.75%) SLA
8 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (18.75%) Performance Management
9 7 (14.58%) QA
9 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.50%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
11 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (10.42%) HP
11 5 (10.42%) IIS
11 5 (10.42%) MS Office
11 5 (10.42%) Replication
11 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
12 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) SSL
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
1 3 (6.25%) Extranet
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Incident Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Service Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) SOAP
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.42%) Replication
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) ITIL
2 27 (56.25%) Incident Management
3 25 (52.08%) Service Management
4 21 (43.75%) Change Management
5 19 (39.58%) ITSM
6 10 (20.83%) Release Management
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
10 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
11 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
12 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
13 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (2.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCDST
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
2 7 (14.58%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) SRDF
3 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Opsview
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) EMC
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Brocade
4 3 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) iSOFT
6 1 (2.08%) Sophos
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £112.50 - £120 per day
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