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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / Yorkshire
Rank 99 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.72% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.11% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 18
Median daily rate £325 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £404 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
1784 2318 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.59% 81.36% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1512 1366
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.86 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 17 £325 +8.33% 8
South Yorkshire -8 5 £310 +3.33% 1
North Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 43 (81.13%) ITIL
2 30 (56.60%) Windows
3 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 22 (41.51%) Finance
5 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 21 (39.62%) MS Office
6 20 (37.74%) ITSM
7 17 (32.08%) Legal
7 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
7 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
7 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (30.19%) iPhone
8 16 (30.19%) iPad
9 13 (24.53%) Service Management
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
10 10 (18.87%) VMware
11 9 (16.98%) SLA
11 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
12 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (13.21%) Cisco
13 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
14 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
14 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
14 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
1 5 (9.43%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.89%) Extranet
3 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) Skype
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Robot Framework
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (35.85%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) DBA
5 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Problem Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Major Incident Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
2 16 (30.19%) iPad
2 16 (30.19%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) ITIL
2 20 (37.74%) ITSM
3 13 (24.53%) Service Management
4 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
5 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Change Control
7 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.66%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Release Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Design
9 2 (3.77%) DevOps
9 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) XPath
2 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) CCDA
4 4 (7.55%) CCIE
4 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) MCDBA
4 4 (7.55%) MCITP
4 4 (7.55%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) OpenView
1 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) Brocade
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Genesys
6 1 (1.89%) Progress
6 1 (1.89%) Verint
6 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard