The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 82 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £363 £425 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +53.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £310 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £308
% change year-on-year +6.87% +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1299 1277 1261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 786 784
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.37% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Northamptonshire +4 5 £413 -13.15%
Leicestershire -5 2 - - 1
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) hybris
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Business IT Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Presales
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow