Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 112 112
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 24 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 1.23% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.45% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 20
Manchester median daily rate £400 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.97% +11.54%
10th Percentile £319 £165 £303
90th Percentile £586 £435 £453
North West median daily rate £375 £335 £438
% change year-on-year +11.94% -23.43% +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £20.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00

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 2,270 2,544 3,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.00% 84.66% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,615 1,832
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £238
90th Percentile £585 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 38 89
Manchester median hourly rate £19.51 £18.25 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.28% +28.79%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.60 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.50 £30.15
% change year-on-year -15.74% -8.79% +48.19%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 1 - - 2
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) Project Management
3 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2
4 12 (50.00%) SFIA
5 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Data Management
7 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 8 (33.33%) SaaS
7 8 (33.33%) PaaS
7 8 (33.33%) Change Management
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) Product Management
8 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
8 7 (29.17%) Network Design
8 7 (29.17%) Resource Management
9 6 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (25.00%) CCNP
9 6 (25.00%) CCDP
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) CISSP
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) CISM

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 (20.83%) Tuxedo
1 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) PaaS
1 8 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) DB2
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.67%) OLAP
1 4 (16.67%) OLTP
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Data Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Database Architect
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Change and Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XSD
2 4 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) Project Management
3 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2
4 12 (50.00%) SFIA
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) Change Management
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
7 7 (29.17%) Network Design
7 7 (29.17%) Product Management
7 7 (29.17%) Resource Management
8 5 (20.83%) Change Control
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
8 5 (20.83%) Line Management
8 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) XPath
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCDP
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CISM
2 6 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (16.67%) XenApp
1 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) BEA
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (16.67%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec