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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 107 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 27 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.23% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
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£275 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £244 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.17 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +11.48%
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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
2034 1710 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.44% 72.89% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1013 752
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 63
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.20 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -6 22 £275 - 2
South Yorkshire -3 4 £438 +9.37%
North Yorkshire -3 1 £175 -53.33% 5
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 41 (68.33%) ITIL
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 21 (35.00%) Service Management
4 19 (31.67%) Service Delivery
5 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
6 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
7 12 (20.00%) Change Management
8 11 (18.33%) SLA
8 11 (18.33%) Windows
9 9 (15.00%) Citrix
10 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.33%) Line Management
11 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
11 7 (11.67%) VMware
11 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (11.67%) Project Management
12 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle
12 6 (10.00%) ITSM
12 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
12 6 (10.00%) Release Management
13 5 (8.33%) QA

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Jetty
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) Extranet
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) MSI
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Law
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Service Manager
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Head of Service Delivery
5 5 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Head of Technology
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) EDI
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Physics
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.67%) UNIX
5 3 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.67%) Debian
7 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Service Management
3 19 (31.67%) Service Delivery
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
5 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
6 12 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.33%) Line Management
8 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management
8 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) ITSM
9 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
9 6 (10.00%) Release Management
10 5 (8.33%) Time Management
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Ruby
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) MCDST
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) Varnish
2 1 (1.67%) Corosync
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Citrix
2 7 (11.67%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.67%) Percona
6 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.67%) Open Text
6 1 (1.67%) Vignette
6 1 (1.67%) Genesys
6 1 (1.67%) BMC
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy