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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 May 2022 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - - +14
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.49% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £145 - £143
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £150 - £150
Median % change year-on-year - - -52.00%
75th Percentile £155 - £158
90th Percentile - - -
UK median daily rate £488 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +20.37% -4.71% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 170 144 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 82.93% 88.34% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 88 106
10th Percentile £146 £204 £240
25th Percentile £305 £348 £302
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £445 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +4.83% +6.13% -
75th Percentile £500 £482 £450
90th Percentile £560 £538 £466
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
10th Percentile £10.22 £10.94 £11.17
25th Percentile £10.29 £11.50 £13.06
Median hourly rate £15.74 £14.00 £17.55
Median % change year-on-year +12.43% -20.21% +16.38%
75th Percentile £21.00 £16.68 £22.65
90th Percentile - - £25.48
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -1.45%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for Problem Management in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim - 1 £150 -
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics