Period
to 25 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 101 121
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 38 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 1.17% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 17
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +29.63%
10th Percentile £334 £157 £272
90th Percentile £488 £523 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £305 £375
% change year-on-year +22.95% -18.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £47.00 £11.23 -
% change year-on-year +318.71% - -

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 2,649 2,204 3,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.23% 82.95% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,727 1,346 1,806
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +7.27%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 48 60
Manchester median hourly rate £19.52 £20.25 £18.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +9.50% +27.53%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £35.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year -36.20% +13.60% +42.63%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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
Salford - 3 £400 - 2
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 21 (55.26%) Change Management
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) Cisco
5 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
5 18 (47.37%) Project Management
6 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) Data Management
6 17 (44.74%) Open Source
6 17 (44.74%) SaaS
6 17 (44.74%) PaaS
6 17 (44.74%) SFIA
7 16 (42.11%) Resource Management
7 16 (42.11%) Network Design
7 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (42.11%) Service Management
7 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
8 15 (39.47%) CCNP
8 15 (39.47%) CCDP
8 15 (39.47%) CISM
8 15 (39.47%) CISSP
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (39.47%) Degree
8 15 (39.47%) Chartered Engineer
9 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (36.84%) ITSM
10 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
11 12 (31.58%) Product Management
12 11 (28.95%) Finance
12 11 (28.95%) Decision-Making

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 (13.16%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.53%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) PaaS
1 17 (44.74%) SaaS
2 8 (21.05%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) DHCP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) DMZ
5 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) DB2
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Manager
6 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) CMDB
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 21 (55.26%) Change Management
3 18 (47.37%) Project Management
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) Data Management
4 17 (44.74%) Open Source
4 17 (44.74%) SFIA
5 16 (42.11%) Network Design
5 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 16 (42.11%) Resource Management
5 16 (42.11%) Service Management
6 14 (36.84%) ITSM
6 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
8 12 (31.58%) Product Management
9 11 (28.95%) Decision-Making
10 10 (26.32%) Asset Management
11 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
11 9 (23.68%) Contract Management
11 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCDP
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
2 15 (39.47%) Chartered Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CISM
2 15 (39.47%) CISSP
2 15 (39.47%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) CCIE
3 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GMP
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) XenApp
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) MaaS360
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 7 (18.42%) Ivanti
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) Informatica
7 4 (10.53%) VMware
8 3 (7.89%) Symantec
9 2 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) IronPort
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.63%) Capita