Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 115 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 23 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 1.25% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.48% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 22
Manchester median daily rate £500 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.67% -6.43% +27.27%
10th Percentile £331 £231 £133
90th Percentile £586 £446 £449
North West median daily rate £420 £335 £425
% change year-on-year +25.37% -21.18% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £187.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +941.67% +44.00%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £14.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year +135.53% -17.44% +28.57%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2378 2963 3068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.35% 83.89% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1887 1814
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 53 75
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -23.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £11.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.30
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -30.16% +80.00%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Manchester

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Manchester

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in Manchester

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in Manchester

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Oldham -5 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Middleware
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) SFIA
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Tuxedo
6 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (21.74%) PeopleTools
6 5 (21.74%) BEA
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
7 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
7 4 (17.39%) MongoDB

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (21.74%) Tuxedo
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 4 (17.39%) OLAP
1 4 (17.39%) OLTP
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (17.39%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Database Architect
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSD
2 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) SFIA
6 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCDP
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISM
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
1 1 (4.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) BEA
2 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Northgate
6 1 (4.35%) VMware