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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 101 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 38 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.28% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 11
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£275 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £241 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £439 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -65.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £14.70 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £23.10 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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
2332 1715 1528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.08% 74.83% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1638 1110 837
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 £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 59
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -59.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Problem Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 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 -7 27 £275 -27.15% 6
North Yorkshire -1 6 £205 - 5
South Yorkshire -9 4 £238 -18.80%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 51 (77.27%) ITIL
2 38 (57.58%) Incident Management
3 33 (50.00%) Change Management
4 29 (43.94%) Service Management
5 24 (36.36%) Finance
6 19 (28.79%) ITSM
6 19 (28.79%) SLA
7 18 (27.27%) Windows
8 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 12 (18.18%) Project Management
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.67%) Release Management
11 10 (15.15%) QA
11 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
11 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (15.15%) Capacity Management
11 10 (15.15%) Service Continuity Management
12 9 (13.64%) Trend Analysis
12 9 (13.64%) Performance Management
12 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 9 (13.64%) VMware
13 8 (12.12%) MS Office
14 7 (10.61%) SQL
14 7 (10.61%) Citrix
15 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
15 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
15 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Extranet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.52%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) DSL
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) JConsole
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 10 (15.15%) Incident Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) EDI
2 1 (1.52%) JMS
2 1 (1.52%) WSDL
2 1 (1.52%) JRockit
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) UNIX
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) ITIL
2 38 (57.58%) Incident Management
3 33 (50.00%) Change Management
4 29 (43.94%) Service Management
5 19 (28.79%) ITSM
6 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 12 (18.18%) Project Management
8 11 (16.67%) Release Management
9 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
9 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (15.15%) Capacity Management
9 10 (15.15%) Service Continuity Management
10 9 (13.64%) Performance Management
10 9 (13.64%) Trend Analysis
10 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.55%) MCDST
3 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) SLA
2 10 (15.15%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.52%) Varnish
5 1 (1.52%) Corosync
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
5 1 (1.52%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) WSUS
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Opsview
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.52%) OpenView
2 1 (1.52%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Meraki
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam
7 1 (1.52%) Percona
7 1 (1.52%) Sun
7 1 (1.52%) BMC
7 1 (1.52%) CA
7 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.52%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.52%) Veritas
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
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