Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 50 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.53% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 23
Manchester median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.86% +47.37%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £271
90th Percentile £488 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £187.50
North West median hourly rate £49.00 £11.23 £14.86
% change year-on-year +336.53% -24.46% -84.44%

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 2,761 2,354 3,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.49% 82.19% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,793 1,445 1,891
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £541 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 58
Manchester median hourly rate £25.36 £18.75 £15.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.24% +21.40% -0.35%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £40.45
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -1.82%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 - 6 £425 - 1
Bolton - 2 £180 -
Oldham +2 1 - - 1
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 32 (64.00%) ITIL
2 27 (54.00%) Change Management
3 24 (48.00%) Service Management
4 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.00%) Incident Management
6 16 (32.00%) Cisco
7 14 (28.00%) Resource Management
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.00%) Data Management
8 13 (26.00%) ITSM
8 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
8 13 (26.00%) Open Source
8 13 (26.00%) SaaS
8 13 (26.00%) PaaS
8 13 (26.00%) SFIA
9 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (24.00%) Availability Management
9 12 (24.00%) Chartered Engineer
9 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (24.00%) CISM
9 12 (24.00%) Network Design
9 12 (24.00%) CCNP
9 12 (24.00%) CCDP
9 12 (24.00%) CISSP
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (24.00%) Project Management
9 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
10 11 (22.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.00%) Firewall

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 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) PaaS
1 13 (26.00%) SaaS
2 8 (16.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) DHCP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 6 (12.00%) Network Security
3 5 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 3 (6.00%) PABX
4 3 (6.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) DMZ
5 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) MPLS
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) PSTN
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) SMTP
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) DB2
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Splunk Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) CMDB
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) ITIL
2 27 (54.00%) Change Management
3 24 (48.00%) Service Management
4 18 (36.00%) Incident Management
5 14 (28.00%) Resource Management
6 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.00%) Data Management
6 13 (26.00%) ITSM
6 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 13 (26.00%) SFIA
7 12 (24.00%) Availability Management
7 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (24.00%) Network Design
7 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 12 (24.00%) Project Management
8 11 (22.00%) Decision-Making
9 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) VB
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) CCDP
1 12 (24.00%) CCNP
1 12 (24.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (24.00%) CISM
1 12 (24.00%) CISSP
1 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) CCIE
3 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) QRadar
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) MaaS360
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (16.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Informatica
6 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (6.00%) Splunk
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) IronPort
7 2 (4.00%) Lotus
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) Capita
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy