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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Rank 82 87 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 0.77% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.90% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +22.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £221 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £340 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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 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 861 1216 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.33% 85.27% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 864 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Leeds

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) ITSM
6 8 (30.77%) Legal
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) MS Office
6 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 8 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (26.92%) iPad
7 7 (26.92%) iPhone
8 6 (23.08%) Change Control
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) WAN
9 5 (19.23%) CCIE
9 5 (19.23%) CCNP
9 5 (19.23%) CCNA
9 5 (19.23%) CCDA
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Problem Management
Top Related 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 8 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) BGP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) Gatling
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Incident and Problem Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Major Incident Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Transition Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) JSON
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 7 (26.92%) iPhone
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) ITSM
3 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCDA
1 5 (19.23%) CCIE
1 5 (19.23%) CCNA
1 5 (19.23%) CCNP
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCDBA
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) MCTS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Xerox