Period
to 26 January 2022

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 6 months to 26 January 2022 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
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 69 107
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 +21
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 14 5 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
10th Percentile £293 £212 £386
25th Percentile £354 £283 £399
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £400 £430
Median % change year-on-year - -6.98% +30.30%
75th Percentile £425 £409 £464
90th Percentile £470 £415 £478
England median daily rate £475 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +18.75% -1.23% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £14.00
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
75th Percentile - - £16.00
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.12% +5.25% -7.54%

Problem Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,247 644 1,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.53% 80.80% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 396 750
10th Percentile £213 £213 £238
25th Percentile £345 £318 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
75th Percentile £515 £488 £488
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 25 85
10th Percentile £8.97 £9.21 £11.07
25th Percentile £9.75 £11.07 £11.61
Median hourly rate £16.91 £16.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year +5.70% -1.23% +12.79%
75th Percentile £22.00 £43.75 £21.50
90th Percentile £35.55 £47.50 £46.46
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.28% +31.13% -6.82%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Problem Management in the East Midlands

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 26 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire -9 6 £400 +135.29% 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £375 - 3
Derbyshire -5 2 £225 -44.62% 1
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (21.43%) Serverless
5 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
5 3 (21.43%) AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management

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 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
1 3 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (21.43%) Serverless
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Nutanix
3 1 (7.14%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SD-WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon Aurora
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Major Incident Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Major Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) Bash
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat