The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 91 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 50 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.67% 0.77% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.01% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 13
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£275 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £293 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £503 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.25 £43.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.20% -53.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £14.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.81 £25.00 £44.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2384 1777 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.73% 76.20% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1106 851
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 52 65
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Problem Management across the Yorkshire region.

Problem Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Problem Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management across the Yorkshire region.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
West Yorkshire -3 30 £275 -27.15% 3
North Yorkshire +6 15 £250 -
South Yorkshire -15 4 £238 -18.80% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (72.00%) ITIL
2 44 (58.67%) Incident Management
3 37 (49.33%) Change Management
4 30 (40.00%) Service Management
5 23 (30.67%) Finance
6 22 (29.33%) Windows
7 20 (26.67%) SLA
7 20 (26.67%) ITSM
8 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 12 (16.00%) VMware
9 12 (16.00%) SQL
9 12 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (14.67%) Release Management
10 11 (14.67%) Project Management
11 10 (13.33%) MS Office
11 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.33%) Citrix
11 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (10.67%) LAN
13 8 (10.67%) WAN
13 8 (10.67%) HP
13 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.67%) IIS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.67%) IIS
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.67%) JBoss
6 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.67%) Apache
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.33%) CMS
8 1 (1.33%) nginx
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Office
2 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LAN
1 8 (10.67%) WAN
2 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) Wireless
3 5 (6.67%) Network Security
3 5 (6.67%) SAN
4 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.00%) Extranet
6 2 (2.67%) DNS
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.33%) MPLS
7 1 (1.33%) DSL
7 1 (1.33%) Firewall
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) JConsole
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Support Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Incident Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Service Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Problem Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Service Management Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) EDI
3 1 (1.33%) JMS
3 1 (1.33%) WSDL
3 1 (1.33%) JRockit
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.67%) iSeries
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
6 4 (5.33%) UNIX
7 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) ITIL
2 44 (58.67%) Incident Management
3 37 (49.33%) Change Management
4 30 (40.00%) Service Management
5 20 (26.67%) ITSM
6 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
7 11 (14.67%) Release Management
7 11 (14.67%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Capacity Management
10 8 (10.67%) Service Continuity Management
11 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
11 7 (9.33%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Time Management
12 5 (6.67%) Web Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) Java
2 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.00%) MCDST
3 3 (4.00%) MCP
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) SLA
2 8 (10.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) XenApp
3 5 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.33%) Varnish
4 1 (1.33%) Corosync
4 1 (1.33%) KVM
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.33%) OpenView
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Opsview
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) HP
5 5 (6.67%) NetApp
5 5 (6.67%) webMethods
5 5 (6.67%) Software AG
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Google
5 5 (6.67%) Meraki
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle
8 2 (2.67%) Splunk
8 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.67%) Remedy
8 2 (2.67%) Peregrine
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) CA
9 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.33%) Sun