Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 84 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 - +22
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.58% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £236 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.62% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.36% -30.25% -3.85%

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 318 578 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 83.68% 87.84% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 472 105
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £275 £319 £163
90th Percentile £525 £490 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 21
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.43% +3.70% -57.81%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.57 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £15.45 £18.00
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% +2.69%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 September 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
County Antrim +45 6 £236 -39.62%
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ticket Management
1 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) ION MarketView
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCVP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Sun