The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
South East / Kent
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.12 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -66.39% +55.17%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 244 344 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.72% 75.60% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 264 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Kent

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Kent

Problem Management
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA