The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 69 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 2.25% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 2.52% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £525 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +94.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £220 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £722 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Leeds

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Leeds

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) XML

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (20.00%) Gatling
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Incident and Problem Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Major Incident Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox