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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 109 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 11 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.56% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £197 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -10.87%
Problem Management
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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
1837 1602 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.89% 75.21% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 919 1012
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 60
Average hourly rate £16.34 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.58% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 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 -11 6 £400 +68.42% 7
South Yorkshire -4 4 £430 +91.11%
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 6
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (84.38%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Service Management
4 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 11 (34.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 9 (28.13%) MS Office
7 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
8 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) Citrix
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Change Management
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) Internet
11 5 (15.63%) Windows NT
11 5 (15.63%) C
11 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.50%) Perl
12 4 (12.50%) Apache

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) PuTTY
4 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.13%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Service Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Services Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Incident & Problem Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SAN Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
1 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Physics
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows NT
6 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.25%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) zOS
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Service Management
3 11 (34.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) CMMI
9 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) WFM
9 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) JCL
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Unicenter
2 3 (9.38%) Hyperic
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Actimize
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco