Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 121 120
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 36 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.88% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.07% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 24
Manchester median daily rate £369 £500 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +52.67% -6.43%
10th Percentile £256 £341 £231
90th Percentile £484 £586 £446
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -11.76% +26.87% -21.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £22.43 - £187.50
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £35.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year -35.91% +135.53% -17.44%

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 2,567 2,426 3,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.65% 82.07% 85.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,647 1,551 1,921
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 64
Manchester median hourly rate £18.59 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +24.59% -23.75%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.75 £11.08
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -21.43% +33.05% -30.20%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 0 3 £450 - 1
Bolton - 3 £200 -
Oldham 0 2 - -
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (52.78%) Change Management
2 18 (50.00%) Service Management
3 16 (44.44%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
8 6 (16.67%) ITSM
9 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.11%) Release Management
10 4 (11.11%) Network Security
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.11%) Open Source
10 4 (11.11%) SaaS
10 4 (11.11%) PaaS
10 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (11.11%) HTTP

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 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) IaaS
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) PABX
4 2 (5.56%) PSTN
5 1 (2.78%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) SMS
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.33%) DBA
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 3 (8.33%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Operations Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (2.78%) SAP TM
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Change Management
2 18 (50.00%) Service Management
3 16 (44.44%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.67%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.11%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (11.11%) Release Management
8 4 (11.11%) SFIA
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
1 3 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) ABAP
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNP
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
1 1 (2.78%) PSD2
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (8.33%) QRadar
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Lotus
3 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) SAP