The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 94 77 126
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +49
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 18 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.77% 1.79% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
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£363 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £43.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.40% +70.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -32.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1730 1524 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.65% 71.82% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 831 986
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 53
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Problem Management
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
West Yorkshire -15 10 £378 +67.77% 8
South Yorkshire -6 5 £293 +30.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 29 (70.73%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Service Management
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
6 11 (26.83%) MS Office
6 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 10 (24.39%) UNIX
8 9 (21.95%) SLA
8 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Java
10 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
11 6 (14.63%) Project Management
12 5 (12.20%) CMMI
12 5 (12.20%) Change Management
12 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.20%) MySQL
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
12 5 (12.20%) Windows NT
12 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) CentOS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.32%) CICS
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
4 2 (4.88%) HTTP
4 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) SSH
5 1 (2.44%) ATM
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) ChangeMan
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.44%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Service Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.20%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Services Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
1 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.76%) Physics
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (24.39%) UNIX
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Windows NT
6 5 (12.20%) CentOS
7 4 (9.76%) zOS
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.88%) Debian
10 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Service Management
3 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) CMMI
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
9 2 (4.88%) WFM
9 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) C
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) COBOL
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Unicenter
1 3 (7.32%) Hyperic
2 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Foglight
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) CA
4 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
5 2 (4.88%) EMC
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) FatWire
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk