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 3 months to 28 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.

Problem Management
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 89 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £193 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.96% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £289 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £115 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
3 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
5 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.38%) IBM Domino
6 6 (15.38%) People Management
6 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
7 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
7 5 (12.82%) Release Management
8 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.26%) QA
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) SLA
8 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
8 4 (10.26%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) Linux
9 3 (7.69%) ISEB

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 6 (15.38%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
1 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.13%) Impala
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Law
1 3 (7.69%) Legal
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Domino Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Defect Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) Service Planning Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Kafka
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.38%) People Management
5 6 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
5 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 3 (7.69%) Document Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) C++
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) HDFS
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Salt
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Northgate
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago